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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,611 1,283 79.3 76.7-81.7 328 20.7 18.3-23.3
GENDER
Female 1,611 1,283 79.3 76.7-81.7 328 20.7 18.3-23.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,167 914 78.6 75.5-81.4 253 21.4 18.6-24.5
Non-Hispanic Black 326 278 83.9 77.9-88.5 48 16.1 11.5-22.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 293 222 75.9 69.8-81.1 71 24.1 18.9-30.2
55-64 668 528 79.7 75.5-83.3 140 20.3 16.7-24.5
65-74 650 533 81.3 77.2-84.9 117 18.7 15.1-22.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 95 69.7 59.4-78.3 39 30.3 21.7-40.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 452 349 76.0 70.8-80.6 103 24.0 19.4-29.2
Some Post-H.S. 496 388 78.3 73.5-82.5 108 21.7 17.5-26.5
College Graduate 527 449 88.4 84.9-91.2 78 11.6 8.8-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 106 64.0 53.6-73.3 49 36.0 26.7-46.4
$15,000- 24,999 251 178 69.2 61.6-75.9 73 30.8 24.1-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 158 118 73.6 63.6-81.6 40 26.4 18.4-36.4
$35,000- 49,999 182 153 86.7 79.6-91.6 29 13.3 8.4-20.4
$50,000-74,999 217 178 79.1 71.5-85.2 39 20.9 14.8-28.5
$75,000+ 326 284 85.9 80.4-90.0 42 14.1 10.0-19.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 521 404 76.8 71.7-81.3 117 23.2 18.7-28.3
No 997 804 80.0 76.7-83.0 193 20.0 17.0-23.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 550 434 78.8 74.1-82.9 116 21.2 17.1-25.9
No 1,053 844 79.7 76.5-82.6 209 20.3 17.4-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,561 1,245 79.5 76.9-82.0 316 20.5 18.0-23.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 371 312 82.4 77.3-86.6 59 17.6 13.4-22.7
Regional City or Suburban County 356 281 77.5 71.7-82.4 75 22.5 17.6-28.3
Rural 884 690 78.3 74.5-81.7 194 21.7 18.3-25.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 616 487 79.2 75.0-82.8 129 20.8 17.2-25.0
Unemployed 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 615 514 84.6 80.8-87.7 101 15.4 12.3-19.2
Unable to Work 252 189 72.5 64.6-79.2 63 27.5 20.8-35.4
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 245 177 72.2 64.4-78.8 68 27.8 21.2-35.6
151% to 200% 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 791 661 83.7 80.2-86.7 130 16.3 13.3-19.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 391 307 80.1 74.2-84.9 84 19.9 15.1-25.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 602 469 76.6 72.0-80.7 133 23.4 19.3-28.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 618 507 81.1 77.2-84.6 111 18.9 15.4-22.8

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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.

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