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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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%)
TOTAL 1,726 1,452 84.0 81.7-86.1 274 16.0 13.9-18.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,085 913 85.0 82.2-87.4 172 15.0 12.6-17.8
Non-Hispanic Black 374 321 86.1 81.6-89.7 53 13.9 10.3-18.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 155 127 79.3 70.2-86.1 28 20.7 13.9-29.8
AGE
21-34 501 428 83.3 78.8-87.0 73 16.7 13.0-21.2
35-44 397 348 88.4 84.2-91.6 49 11.6 8.4-15.8
45-54 381 317 81.9 76.6-86.2 64 18.1 13.8-23.4
55-65 447 359 82.1 77.3-86.1 88 17.9 13.9-22.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 151 117 79.3 70.7-85.9 34 20.7 14.1-29.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 269 75.7 69.7-80.7 82 24.3 19.3-30.3
Some Post-H.S. 499 417 83.7 79.2-87.3 82 16.3 12.7-20.8
College Graduate 724 648 90.6 87.8-92.8 76 9.4 7.2-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 121 74.9 66.0-82.1 46 25.1 17.9-34.0
$15,000- 24,999 281 217 78.2 72.1-83.4 64 21.8 16.6-27.9
$25,000- 34,999 148 120 80.3 70.0-87.7 28 19.7 12.3-30.0
$35,000- 49,999 203 178 86.2 79.5-91.0 25 13.8 9.0-20.5
$50,000-74,999 251 217 85.2 78.5-90.0 34 14.8 10.0-21.5
$75,000+ 441 401 90.4 86.4-93.3 40 9.6 6.7-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 305 240 82.3 76.4-87.0 65 17.7 13.0-23.6
No 1,222 1,036 84.1 81.4-86.4 186 15.9 13.6-18.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 395 306 78.8 73.3-83.4 89 21.2 16.6-26.7
No 1,323 1,140 85.5 82.9-87.7 183 14.5 12.3-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,676 1,407 83.9 81.6-86.0 269 16.1 14.0-18.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 546 470 83.7 79.5-87.1 76 16.3 12.9-20.5
Regional City or Suburban County 411 355 85.4 80.7-89.1 56 14.6 10.9-19.3
Rural 769 627 83.4 79.9-86.5 142 16.6 13.5-20.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,127 978 87.3 84.8-89.5 149 12.7 10.5-15.2
Unemployed 86 72 86.2 75.2-92.8 14 13.8 7.2-24.8
Retired 105 86 81.7 71.0-89.0 19 18.3 11.0-29.0
Unable to Work 161 119 77.3 68.1-84.4 42 22.7 15.6-31.9
Other not in Labor Force 242 193 74.8 67.2-81.2 49 25.2 18.8-32.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 98 67 72.3 61.3-81.1 31 27.7 18.9-38.7
50% to 100% 175 141 79.2 70.6-85.8 34 20.8 14.2-29.4
101% to 150% 241 188 80.7 74.0-86.0 53 19.3 14.0-26.0
151% to 200% 97 81 83.3 71.1-91.0 16 16.7 9.0-28.9
More than 200% 870 768 87.7 84.7-90.1 102 12.3 9.9-15.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 303 248 82.0 74.8-87.4 55 18.0 12.6-25.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 614 506 83.7 80.0-86.9 108 16.3 13.1-20.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 809 698 84.6 81.4-87.4 111 15.4 12.6-18.6

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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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