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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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 3,413 2,571 66.6 64.5-68.7 842 33.4 31.3-35.5
-Eastern NC 1,195 939 70.5 66.9-74.0 256 29.5 26.0-33.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 707 573 73.1 68.3-77.4 134 26.9 22.6-31.7
Non-Hispanic Black 354 281 73.1 66.4-78.9 73 26.9 21.1-33.6
Other 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 206 49 26.2 19.0-34.9 157 73.8 65.1-81.0
35-44 143 76 50.0 40.2-59.7 67 50.0 40.3-59.8
45-54 184 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 259 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 151 151 100 . - . *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 354 294 76.0 68.8-81.9 60 24.0 18.1-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 385 299 67.6 61.1-73.5 86 32.4 26.5-38.9
College Graduate 344 261 67.3 60.5-73.5 83 32.7 26.5-39.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 202 149 67.5 58.7-75.2 53 32.5 24.8-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 174 136 70.1 60.1-78.5 38 29.9 21.5-39.9
$50,000- 74,999 140 108 73.8 64.2-81.6 32 26.2 18.4-35.8
$75,000+ 190 145 68.9 59.7-76.8 45 31.1 23.2-40.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 354 321 86.5 80.2-91.1 33 13.5 8.9-19.8
No 755 574 67.3 62.5-71.6 181 32.7 28.4-37.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 411 364 83.6 77.6-88.2 47 16.4 11.8-22.4
No 779 570 64.2 59.6-68.6 209 35.8 31.4-40.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,145 900 70.5 66.7-74.0 245 29.5 26.0-33.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 207 148 64.4 56.4-71.7 59 35.6 28.3-43.6
Rural 910 731 71.8 67.4-75.9 179 28.2 24.1-32.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 499 341 61.1 55.5-66.4 158 38.9 33.6-44.5
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 364 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 190 140 71.4 62.2-79.0 50 28.6 21.0-37.8
151% to 200% 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 510 409 72.5 67.1-77.4 101 27.5 22.6-32.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 426 348 74.7 67.8-80.5 78 25.3 19.5-32.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 553 414 65.9 60.6-70.8 139 34.1 29.2-39.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 216 177 74.5 66.3-81.4 39 25.5 18.6-33.7

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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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