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Was your last breast exam done as part of a routine checkup, because of a breast problem other than cancer, or because you've already had breast cancer?


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Routine checkup
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Breast problem/not cancer
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Had breast cancer
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1714 1641  96.0  (94.9-96.9) 52   3.0  ( 2.2- 4.0) 21   1.0  ( 0.6- 1.6)
GENDER        
Female 1714 1641  96.0  (94.9-96.9) 52   3.0  ( 2.2- 4.0) 21   1.0  ( 0.6- 1.6)
RACE        
White 1299 1239  95.8  (94.5-96.8) 42   3.1  ( 2.2- 4.2) 18   1.2  ( 0.7- 1.9)
African American  351  340  96.8  (94.0-98.4)  8   2.5  ( 1.2- 5.3)  3   0.7  ( 0.2- 2.2)
AGE        
18-24  131  127  98.1  (94.7-99.3)  4   1.9  ( 0.7- 5.3)  
25-34  308  301  97.4  (94.2-98.9)  7   2.6  ( 1.1- 5.8)  
35-44  345  324  94.2  (90.9-96.4) 20   5.5  ( 3.4- 8.7)  1   0.3  ( 0.0- 2.3)
45-54  322  314  98.0  (95.8-99.1)  5   1.5  ( 0.6- 3.8)  3   0.5  ( 0.1- 1.5)
55-64  229  218  95.2  (91.0-97.5)  8   3.7  ( 1.7- 7.8)  3   1.1  ( 0.3- 3.6)
65+  363  343  94.6  (91.6-96.6)  7   1.8  ( 0.8- 4.0) 13   3.6  ( 2.0- 6.2)
EDUCATION        
Less Than H.S.  263  254  96.5  (93.0-98.3)  5   2.2  ( 0.8- 5.5)  4   1.4  ( 0.5- 3.7)
H.S. or G.E.D.  552  529  96.7  (94.8-97.9) 16   2.3  ( 1.3- 3.9)  7   1.1  ( 0.5- 2.4)
Some Post-H.S.  440  413  93.7  (90.7-95.8) 22   5.3  ( 3.4- 8.2)  5   1.0  ( 0.4- 2.6)
College Graduate  457  443  97.4  (95.4-98.5)  9   1.9  ( 0.9- 3.8)  5   0.7  ( 0.3- 1.8)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME        
Less than $15,000  205  199  97.3  (93.8-98.8)  4   1.8  ( 0.6- 4.9)  2   1.0  ( 0.2- 3.9)
$15,000- 24,999  354  333  94.7  (91.6-96.7) 13   3.8  ( 2.1- 6.6)  8   1.6  ( 0.7- 3.3)
$25,000- 34,999  234  222  95.1  (91.3-97.3)  7   2.5  ( 1.1- 5.3)  5   2.5  ( 1.0- 5.9)
$35,000- 49,999  245  234  95.1  (90.8-97.5)  9   4.4  ( 2.2- 8.7)  2   0.5  ( 0.1- 2.0)
$50,000+  388  376  97.5  (95.3-98.7) 11   2.2  ( 1.2- 4.3)  1   0.3  ( 0.0- 2.0)

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.