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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
(formerly Women's Health)-African Americans

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,956 3,588 88.2 86.8-89.5 368 11.8 10.5-13.2
-African Americans 846 756 85.0 81.4-88.0 90 15.0 12.0-18.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 828 743 85.5 81.9-88.5 85 14.5 11.5-18.1
AGE
18-34 172 132 73.3 64.9-80.3 40 26.7 19.7-35.1
35-44 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 225 78.2 70.7-84.3 40 21.8 15.7-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 253 231 89.9 84.3-93.7 22 10.1 6.3-15.7
College Graduate 238 224 92.5 87.0-95.8 14 7.5 4.2-13.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 139 79.8 70.4-86.8 23 20.2 13.2-29.6
$15,000- 24,999 175 154 84.2 75.9-90.0 21 15.8 10.0-24.1
$25,000- 34,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 610 533 82.6 78.2-86.3 77 17.4 13.7-21.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 810 723 84.9 81.2-87.9 87 15.1 12.1-18.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 451 405 87.5 82.7-91.2 46 12.5 8.8-17.3
No 395 351 82.4 76.7-87.0 44 17.6 13.0-23.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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