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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
RACE
White 2,806 2,594 91.2 89.6-92.5 212 8.8 7.5-10.4
African American 846 756 85.0 81.4-88.0 90 15.0 12.0-18.6
Other Minorities 254 201 75.5 68.3-81.5 53 24.5 18.5-31.7
AGE
18-34 625 496 77.1 73.1-80.8 129 22.9 19.2-26.9
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. 437 361 80.3 75.0-84.6 76 19.7 15.4-25.0
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- 74,999 402 387 95.8 92.1-97.8 15 4.2 2.2- 7.9
$75,000+ 691 669 95.0 92.1-96.9 22 5.0 3.1- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,156 1,079 92.5 90.2-94.4 77 7.5 5.6- 9.8
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 3,851 3,488 88.2 86.7-89.5 363 11.8 10.5-13.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,265 2,059 89.3 87.5-90.8 206 10.7 9.2-12.5
No 1,690 1,529 87.3 84.9-89.3 161 12.7 10.7-15.1

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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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