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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
North Carolina 3,985 3,094 65.8 63.8-67.7 891 34.2 32.3-36.2
RACE
White 2,828 2,282 68.6 66.2-70.8 546 31.4 29.2-33.8
African American 851 632 63.9 59.7-67.9 219 36.1 32.1-40.3
Other Minorities 256 145 45.9 38.9-53.1 111 54.1 46.9-61.1
AGE
18-34 629 79 12.1 9.5-15.3 550 87.9 84.7-90.5
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. 448 343 67.6 61.9-72.9 105 32.4 27.1-38.1
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- 74,999 403 319 67.6 61.2-73.4 84 32.4 26.6-38.8
$75,000+ 693 553 72.5 68.0-76.5 140 27.5 23.5-32.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,164 1,061 84.8 81.4-87.6 103 15.2 12.4-18.6
No 2,798 2,015 59.7 57.4-62.0 783 40.3 38.0-42.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,878 3,016 65.9 64.0-67.8 862 34.1 32.2-36.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,282 1,791 67.3 64.6-69.8 491 32.7 30.2-35.4
No 1,702 1,303 64.2 61.2-67.1 399 35.8 32.9-38.8

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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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