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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,956 3,588 88.2 86.8-89.5 368 11.8 10.5-13.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,691 2,504 91.6 89.9-93.0 187 8.4 7.0-10.1
Non-Hispanic Black 819 735 85.7 82.0-88.7 84 14.3 11.3-18.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 61 56 90.7 77.5-96.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 229 163 69.7 62.6-75.9 66 30.3 24.1-37.4
AGE
18-34 626 496 76.7 72.5-80.4 130 23.3 19.6-27.5
35-44 503 458 91.2 88.1-93.5 45 8.8 6.5-11.9
45-54 595 564 94.1 91.4-96.0 31 5.9 4.0- 8.6
55-64 791 757 95.2 93.0-96.7 34 4.8 3.3- 7.0
65-74 787 737 93.7 91.5-95.3 50 6.3 4.7- 8.5
75+ 603 533 88.0 84.7-90.7 70 12.0 9.3-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 438 361 79.2 73.7-83.9 77 20.8 16.1-26.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,088 939 82.0 78.7-84.9 149 18.0 15.1-21.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,104 1,027 91.9 89.5-93.8 77 8.1 6.2-10.5
College Graduate 1,310 1,247 94.6 93.0-95.9 63 5.4 4.1- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 463 396 81.6 76.6-85.8 67 18.4 14.2-23.4
$15,000- 24,999 674 584 84.8 80.9-87.9 90 15.2 12.1-19.1
$25,000- 34,999 409 374 88.5 83.6-92.1 35 11.5 7.9-16.4
$35,000- 49,999 452 428 93.3 88.9-96.1 24 6.7 3.9-11.1
$50,000-74,999 403 387 94.3 88.8-97.2 16 5.7 2.8-11.2
$75,000+ 691 669 95.0 92.1-96.9 22 5.0 3.1- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,157 1,079 91.9 89.1-94.0 78 8.1 6.0-10.9
No 2,778 2,494 87.1 85.3-88.7 284 12.9 11.3-14.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 102 98 95.2 82.4-98.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,852 3,488 88.0 86.6-89.4 364 12.0 10.6-13.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,265 2,059 89.3 87.5-90.8 206 10.7 9.2-12.5
No 1,691 1,529 86.9 84.4-89.1 162 13.1 10.9-15.6

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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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