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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Women age 50-74 who have had a mammogram in the past two years.

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-17.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,611 1,283 79.3 76.7-81.7 328 20.7 18.3-23.3
-Eastern NC 603 483 80.0 75.6-83.7 120 20.0 16.3-24.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 371 291 79.8 74.4-84.3 80 20.2 15.7-25.6
Non-Hispanic Black 176 148 81.1 71.4-88.1 28 18.9 11.9-28.6
Other 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 257 206 82.0 75.6-87.0 51 18.0 13.0-24.4
65-74 241 202 86.2 80.5-90.4 39 13.8 9.6-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 149 78.9 70.9-85.1 42 21.1 14.9-29.1
Some Post-H.S. 200 167 82.4 74.9-88.0 33 17.6 12.0-25.1
College Graduate 159 133 88.8 82.7-92.9 26 11.2 7.1-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 209 165 78.3 69.7-85.0 44 21.7 15.0-30.3
No 372 300 80.6 75.2-85.0 72 19.4 15.0-24.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 232 183 77.6 69.7-83.9 49 22.4 16.1-30.3
No 368 297 81.4 76.0-85.8 71 18.6 14.2-24.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 576 462 80.3 75.8-84.1 114 19.7 15.9-24.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 94 77 79.4 67.8-87.5 17 20.6 12.5-32.2
Rural 468 372 79.6 74.4-84.0 96 20.4 16.0-25.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 212 166 78.2 70.7-84.3 46 21.8 15.7-29.3
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 231 197 87.9 81.7-92.1 34 12.1 7.9-18.3
Unable to Work 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 274 231 86.0 80.2-90.3 43 14.0 9.7-19.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 241 193 80.2 71.9-86.5 48 19.8 13.5-28.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 251 202 78.7 71.7-84.3 49 21.3 15.7-28.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 111 88 81.8 72.7-88.3 23 18.2 11.7-27.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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