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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,275 1,111 51.0 48.5-53.6 394 16.7 14.9-18.6 235 9.1 7.8-10.6 387 13.6 12.0-15.2 148 9.7 8.0-11.6
-Eastern NC 763 408 55.6 51.0-60.1 120 14.2 11.2-17.8 71 8.2 6.2-10.8 131 15.1 12.3-18.4 33 6.9 4.5-10.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 445 223 53.7 47.6-59.7 72 15.0 11.1-20.0 43 7.7 5.3-11.0 87 16.8 13.0-21.3 20 6.8 3.9-11.8
Non-Hispanic Black 218 134 59.5 51.0-67.5 29 10.6 6.7-16.4 18 9.4 5.4-15.8 29 13.0 8.3-19.7 *** *** ***
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 189 117 59.1 50.1-67.5 30 16.2 10.3-24.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 13.3 8.0-21.3
35-44 125 *** *** *** 19 15.2 9.4-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 130 78 58.0 47.3-67.9 20 9.8 5.9-15.8 *** *** *** 20 20.4 12.6-31.4 *** *** ***
55-64 142 77 61.3 51.5-70.3 24 12.0 7.4-18.8 *** *** *** 28 20.0 13.1-29.2 *** *** ***
65-74 106 *** *** *** 18 18.7 11.3-29.4 20 21.0 12.8-32.3 25 21.6 14.0-32.0 *** *** ***
75+ 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 101 49.7 41.4-58.0 35 13.7 8.8-20.6 21 7.7 4.6-12.6 41 18.0 12.5-25.1 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 235 130 55.5 47.3-63.3 34 16.1 10.4-24.1 18 7.1 4.2-11.8 42 14.2 9.9-20.1 *** *** ***
College Graduate 252 151 66.6 59.4-73.2 44 14.7 10.4-20.2 22 8.2 4.7-14.1 31 8.3 5.5-12.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 22.4 15.3-31.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 17.1 9.6-28.5 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 79 62.4 52.2-71.6 28 15.8 10.5-23.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 181 77 44.1 35.2-53.4 27 11.2 7.1-17.1 23 13.1 8.2-20.4 48 27.4 19.8-36.7 *** *** ***
No 512 293 59.4 53.9-64.8 79 13.3 10.1-17.4 42 7.1 4.8-10.3 73 11.7 8.9-15.2 25 8.5 5.3-13.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 221 99 47.1 39.1-55.3 30 10.1 6.7-15.0 24 10.0 6.3-15.6 61 26.5 19.9-34.3 *** *** ***
No 540 307 58.6 53.1-63.9 90 15.8 12.1-20.5 47 7.5 5.3-10.7 70 10.9 8.1-14.3 26 7.1 4.5-11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 727 388 55.3 50.6-59.9 113 14.0 11.0-17.7 66 8.0 5.9-10.6 128 15.7 12.7-19.1 32 7.1 4.7-10.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 145 92 65.5 56.4-73.7 24 16.4 10.5-24.7 *** *** *** 16 11.2 6.6-18.4 *** *** ***
Rural 570 293 53.9 48.5-59.3 87 13.0 9.6-17.3 57 9.0 6.5-12.4 105 15.8 12.4-19.8 28 8.3 5.2-12.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 380 237 64.3 58.2-70.0 69 16.1 12.0-21.3 24 6.2 3.8- 9.9 40 9.5 6.6-13.6 *** *** ***
Unemployed 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 166 59 35.0 26.9-44.1 22 12.9 8.1-19.9 27 17.1 11.0-25.7 51 29.0 21.6-37.8 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 12.5 6.9-21.7 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 17.5 9.9-29.1 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 115 *** *** *** 18 13.2 7.6-22.0 *** *** *** 28 21.0 13.3-31.7 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 340 197 63.0 56.5-69.0 61 15.5 11.5-20.5 30 8.0 5.0-12.5 42 10.7 7.2-15.5 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 250 137 56.1 47.0-64.8 35 11.6 6.5-20.0 22 8.0 4.8-13.1 46 16.3 10.8-23.7 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 382 209 58.4 52.3-64.4 65 15.8 11.8-21.0 36 7.3 5.0-10.5 55 12.6 9.3-16.9 17 5.9 3.3-10.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 131 62 48.2 38.4-58.2 20 13.8 8.6-21.6 *** *** *** 30 19.5 13.2-27.8 *** *** ***

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator. This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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