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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,469 1,857 74.7 72.4-76.7 612 25.3 23.3-27.6
-Eastern NC 892 687 76.1 72.4-79.4 205 23.9 20.6-27.6
GENDER
Female 892 687 76.1 72.4-79.4 205 23.9 20.6-27.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 548 414 75.7 71.1-79.8 134 24.3 20.2-28.9
Non-Hispanic Black 270 216 76.3 69.0-82.3 54 23.7 17.7-31.0
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 182 135 72.6 64.1-79.7 47 27.4 20.3-35.9
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
75+ 144 96 61.5 51.2-70.8 48 38.5 29.2-48.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 213 74.4 67.6-80.2 70 25.6 19.8-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 283 228 79.2 72.9-84.4 55 20.8 15.6-27.1
College Graduate 245 197 82.8 76.7-87.6 48 17.2 12.4-23.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 138 97 69.5 59.5-78.0 41 30.5 22.0-40.5
$25,000- 34,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 125 100 80.6 70.8-87.7 25 19.4 12.3-29.2
$50,000- 74,999 106 86 77.9 66.4-86.3 20 22.1 13.7-33.6
$75,000+ 138 119 86.5 78.2-91.9 19 13.5 8.1-21.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 319 236 72.5 65.8-78.4 83 27.5 21.6-34.2
No 536 424 78.8 74.3-82.7 112 21.2 17.3-25.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 358 264 71.6 65.3-77.1 94 28.4 22.9-34.7
No 531 420 79.1 74.5-83.0 111 20.9 17.0-25.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 856 658 76.0 72.3-79.4 198 24.0 20.6-27.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 137 110 78.1 69.0-85.1 27 21.9 14.9-31.0
Rural 694 530 75.5 71.2-79.4 164 24.5 20.6-28.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 310 244 79.1 73.3-84.0 66 20.9 16.0-26.7
Unemployed 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 353 283 79.6 73.6-84.5 70 20.4 15.5-26.4
Unable to Work 141 100 68.0 57.3-77.1 41 32.0 22.9-42.7
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 141 102 75.4 66.0-82.9 39 24.6 17.1-34.0
151% to 200% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 396 322 81.6 76.4-85.9 74 18.4 14.1-23.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 332 256 75.8 68.9-81.5 76 24.2 18.5-31.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 385 299 76.1 70.5-80.9 86 23.9 19.1-29.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 175 132 76.4 68.7-82.7 43 23.6 17.3-31.3

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*Data in this table was derived from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening questions

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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