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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,726 1,452 84.0 81.7-86.1 274 16.0 13.9-18.3
-Eastern NC 583 494 83.9 79.7-87.4 89 16.1 12.6-20.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 331 276 82.4 76.3-87.2 55 17.6 12.8-23.7
Non-Hispanic Black 167 147 86.7 78.1-92.2 20 13.3 7.8-21.9
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
21-34 170 151 86.7 79.1-91.8 19 13.3 8.2-20.9
35-44 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 130 108 77.7 66.7-85.8 22 22.3 14.2-33.3
55-65 158 125 80.3 71.6-86.7 33 19.7 13.3-28.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 133 107 79.4 69.6-86.6 26 20.6 13.4-30.4
Some Post-H.S. 181 152 84.8 77.1-90.2 29 15.2 9.8-22.9
College Graduate 221 200 92.5 87.9-95.5 21 7.5 4.5-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 95 75 79.2 68.6-86.9 20 20.8 13.1-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 404 350 86.3 81.6-89.9 54 13.7 10.1-18.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 152 117 73.8 63.2-82.1 35 26.2 17.9-36.8
No 430 376 87.2 82.7-90.7 54 12.8 9.3-17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 552 463 83.1 78.7-86.8 89 16.9 13.2-21.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 122 109 88.5 80.4-93.6 13 11.5 6.4-19.6
Rural 421 351 82.8 77.4-87.1 70 17.2 12.9-22.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 366 318 86.7 81.7-90.4 48 13.3 9.6-18.3
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 276 250 90.7 85.3-94.3 26 9.3 5.7-14.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 186 154 80.6 70.6-87.7 32 19.4 12.3-29.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 300 260 86.3 81.0-90.3 40 13.7 9.7-19.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 97 80 82.8 72.0-90.0 17 17.2 10.0-28.0

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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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