2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had mammogram
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,012 1,402 41.0 38.8-43.2 367 11.5 10.2-13.0 188 5.8 4.9- 6.9 300 8.6 7.5- 9.8 755 33.1 31.0-35.3
-Western 471 177 34.4 29.3-39.9 68 13.5 10.0-18.0 33 6.0 4.1- 8.7 67 10.9 8.2-14.3 126 35.1 29.5-41.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 397 156 35.2 29.8-41.0 59 14.0 10.2-19.0 28 6.3 4.2- 9.2 59 11.1 8.3-14.7 95 33.4 27.5-39.9
Non-Hispanic Black 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 16.2 9.0-27.4 *** *** ***
55-64 86 *** *** *** 19 18.6 11.1-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 104 *** *** *** 19 17.9 11.2-27.4 *** *** *** 12 10.8 5.9-18.9 *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 7.4 4.2-12.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 146 56 34.7 26.8-43.6 21 12.6 8.0-19.2 13 8.5 4.8-14.6 23 12.8 8.2-19.4 33 31.4 22.6-41.8
College Graduate 157 63 36.6 28.8-45.3 26 15.5 10.3-22.6 *** *** *** 20 12.0 7.5-18.5 37 30.3 22.3-39.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 168 69 40.3 31.4-49.8 21 12.8 7.8-20.4 *** *** *** 40 21.1 14.9-28.9 26 20.2 13.5-29.2
No 303 108 31.4 25.6-37.9 47 13.9 9.4-19.9 21 6.2 3.9- 9.8 27 5.7 3.6- 8.8 100 42.8 35.6-50.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 462 174 34.6 29.4-40.1 67 13.6 10.0-18.1 33 6.1 4.2- 8.9 66 10.9 8.3-14.4 122 34.8 29.1-40.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 195 59 25.6 19.2-33.2 27 15.7 9.6-24.5 *** *** *** 24 8.9 5.7-13.7 73 44.9 35.9-54.3
Unemployed 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 162 85 53.9 44.4-63.1 28 17.1 10.9-25.7 14 8.6 4.8-15.0 30 18.0 11.9-26.4 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 15.3 8.4-26.3 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 190 86 40.8 33.0-49.1 31 17.7 12.0-25.4 16 7.7 4.4-12.9 21 9.0 5.6-14.2 36 24.8 17.7-33.5
HOUSING
Own 326 142 40.4 34.0-47.2 53 16.2 11.6-22.2 27 7.0 4.6-10.6 45 10.8 7.7-15.0 59 25.5 19.3-33.0
Rent 114 29 20.5 13.7-29.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 10.0 5.8-16.5 52 58.9 48.2-68.8
Other arrangement 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 138 57 38.0 29.0-47.8 16 9.0 5.2-15.1 *** *** *** 24 13.8 8.8-21.1 *** *** ***
Rural 333 120 33.2 27.2-39.8 52 15.1 10.6-20.9 25 6.0 3.9- 9.2 43 9.9 6.9-13.9 93 35.8 29.3-42.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 101 *** *** *** 21 18.6 11.6-28.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 182 64 31.1 23.0-40.4 26 15.1 8.9-24.4 *** *** *** 22 8.9 5.5-14.0 57 39.5 30.2-49.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 188 78 38.3 30.6-46.7 21 8.6 5.3-13.8 *** *** *** 34 15.9 10.8-22.8 46 32.2 23.9-41.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 247 100 37.5 30.6-45.0 30 10.6 6.9-15.9 *** *** *** 37 12.9 8.9-18.3 67 33.9 26.6-42.0
2nd Quartile 83 *** *** *** 14 13.8 7.8-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 141 56 37.1 27.8-47.4 24 17.9 10.2-29.4 *** *** *** 19 9.2 5.5-15.0 33 29.9 21.1-40.4

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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