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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,985 3,094 65.8 63.8-67.7 891 34.2 32.3-36.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,711 2,221 69.5 67.0-71.8 490 30.5 28.2-33.0
Non-Hispanic Black 824 618 64.9 60.6-69.0 206 35.1 31.0-39.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 232 106 39.9 33.2-46.9 126 60.1 53.1-66.8
AGE
18-34 630 79 12.0 9.4-15.2 551 88.0 84.8-90.6
35-44 504 272 55.0 50.2-59.8 232 45.0 40.2-49.8
45-54 596 552 92.5 89.6-94.6 44 7.5 5.4-10.4
55-64 802 777 96.8 95.0-98.0 25 3.2 2.0- 5.0
65-74 794 774 97.6 96.1-98.5 20 2.4 1.5- 3.9
75+ 608 592 97.3 95.3-98.5 16 2.7 1.5- 4.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 449 343 66.8 60.9-72.2 106 33.2 27.8-39.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,097 859 63.0 59.1-66.8 238 37.0 33.2-40.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,105 849 65.2 61.5-68.7 256 34.8 31.3-38.5
College Graduate 1,318 1,029 68.5 65.3-71.5 289 31.5 28.5-34.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 469 328 55.7 50.0-61.2 141 44.3 38.8-50.0
$15,000- 24,999 680 486 59.2 54.4-63.7 194 40.8 36.3-45.6
$25,000- 34,999 409 322 63.1 56.6-69.2 87 36.9 30.8-43.4
$35,000- 49,999 455 364 68.1 61.8-73.8 91 31.9 26.2-38.2
$50,000-74,999 404 319 66.5 59.9-72.5 85 33.5 27.5-40.1
$75,000+ 693 553 72.5 68.0-76.5 140 27.5 23.5-32.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,165 1,061 84.2 80.6-87.1 104 15.8 12.9-19.4
No 2,798 2,015 59.7 57.4-62.0 783 40.3 38.0-42.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,879 3,016 65.8 63.8-67.7 863 34.2 32.3-36.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,282 1,791 67.3 64.6-69.8 491 32.7 30.2-35.4
No 1,703 1,303 63.9 60.9-66.9 400 36.1 33.1-39.1

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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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