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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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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
-Whites 2,807 2,594 90.9 89.3-92.3 213 9.1 7.7-10.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 90 68 75.2 63.8-83.8 22 24.8 16.2-36.2
Non-Hispanic 2,712 2,523 91.6 89.9-93.0 189 8.4 7.0-10.1
AGE
18-34 369 306 80.6 75.3-85.0 63 19.4 15.0-24.7
35-44 321 302 94.8 91.5-96.8 19 5.2 3.2- 8.5
45-54 392 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 558 540 96.9 94.8-98.2 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2
65-74 634 594 93.7 91.3-95.5 40 6.3 4.5- 8.7
75+ 506 447 87.7 83.9-90.7 59 12.3 9.3-16.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 223 83.2 75.7-88.8 40 16.8 11.2-24.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 755 666 85.3 81.5-88.4 89 14.7 11.6-18.5
Some Post-H.S. 774 730 93.9 91.3-95.7 44 6.1 4.3- 8.7
College Graduate 1,010 970 95.9 94.1-97.1 40 4.1 2.9- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 218 87.3 81.4-91.5 30 12.7 8.5-18.6
$15,000- 24,999 432 381 88.6 84.6-91.7 51 11.4 8.3-15.4
$25,000- 34,999 282 263 91.6 86.2-95.0 19 8.4 5.0-13.8
$35,000- 49,999 320 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 316 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 578 564 95.7 92.5-97.5 14 4.3 2.5- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 860 799 91.7 88.2-94.2 61 8.3 5.8-11.8
No 1,934 1,785 90.7 88.8-92.3 149 9.3 7.7-11.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,747 2,535 90.8 89.1-92.2 212 9.2 7.8-10.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,658 1,531 91.5 89.6-93.0 127 8.5 7.0-10.4
No 1,149 1,063 90.2 87.3-92.6 86 9.8 7.4-12.7

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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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