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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening-Females

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)
(CDC calculated variable)

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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
-FEMALES 2,469 1,857 74.7 72.4-76.7 612 25.3 23.3-27.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,768 1,315 74.0 71.4-76.5 453 26.0 23.5-28.6
Non-Hispanic Black 507 410 79.4 74.6-83.5 97 20.6 16.5-25.4
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 203 120 58.9 50.7-66.5 83 41.1 33.5-49.3
45-54 531 396 75.9 71.4-79.8 135 24.1 20.2-28.6
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
75+ 417 280 66.4 60.6-71.7 137 33.6 28.3-39.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 150 64.6 57.1-71.4 89 35.4 28.6-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 692 501 70.8 66.3-74.8 191 29.2 25.2-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 731 553 75.1 71.0-78.8 178 24.9 21.2-29.0
College Graduate 804 650 83.2 79.9-85.9 154 16.8 14.1-20.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 162 61.8 54.1-69.0 91 38.2 31.0-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 407 272 65.8 59.7-71.4 135 34.2 28.6-40.3
$25,000- 34,999 231 166 70.9 62.8-77.9 65 29.1 22.1-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 302 237 78.3 72.0-83.5 65 21.7 16.5-28.0
$50,000- 74,999 299 239 77.9 71.6-83.1 60 22.1 16.9-28.4
$75,000+ 475 400 83.0 78.3-86.8 75 17.0 13.2-21.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 813 591 72.7 68.6-76.4 222 27.3 23.6-31.4
No 1,517 1,165 75.9 73.1-78.5 352 24.1 21.5-26.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 889 647 73.3 69.5-76.8 242 26.7 23.2-30.5
No 1,569 1,203 75.4 72.6-77.9 366 24.6 22.1-27.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,406 1,807 74.6 72.3-76.7 599 25.4 23.3-27.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 596 465 76.4 72.1-80.1 131 23.6 19.9-27.9
Regional City or Suburban County 552 410 73.4 68.7-77.6 142 26.6 22.4-31.3
Rural 1,321 982 74.2 71.0-77.1 339 25.8 22.9-29.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 926 708 76.9 73.4-80.0 218 23.1 20.0-26.6
Unemployed 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 973 764 78.8 75.5-81.8 209 21.2 18.2-24.5
Unable to Work 317 227 71.1 64.2-77.2 90 28.9 22.8-35.8
Other not in Labor Force 177 105 55.9 47.1-64.4 72 44.1 35.6-52.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 168 108 61.2 52.0-69.7 60 38.8 30.3-48.0
101% to 150% 402 274 69.0 63.1-74.4 128 31.0 25.6-36.9
151% to 200% 169 126 73.4 64.3-80.8 43 26.6 19.2-35.7
More than 200% 1,145 921 80.0 77.0-82.7 224 20.0 17.3-23.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 544 409 75.7 70.6-80.2 135 24.3 19.8-29.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 911 673 72.5 68.6-76.0 238 27.5 24.0-31.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,014 775 75.9 72.6-78.9 239 24.1 21.1-27.4

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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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