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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening-Females

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,413 2,571 66.6 64.5-68.7 842 33.4 31.3-35.5
-FEMALES 3,413 2,571 66.6 64.5-68.7 842 33.4 31.3-35.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,309 1,818 69.9 67.3-72.5 491 30.1 27.5-32.7
Non-Hispanic Black 717 536 68.1 63.6-72.2 181 31.9 27.8-36.4
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 625 103 15.4 12.3-19.1 522 84.6 80.9-87.7
35-44 454 232 51.7 46.4-57.1 222 48.3 42.9-53.6
45-54 537 495 93.2 90.4-95.2 42 6.8 4.8- 9.6
55-64 670 649 96.7 94.0-98.2 21 3.3 1.8- 6.0
65-74 653 637 98.2 96.6-99.0 16 1.8 1.0- 3.4
75+ 436 424 97.6 95.4-98.8 12 2.4 1.2- 4.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 334 241 64.6 57.4-71.1 93 35.4 28.9-42.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 902 711 71.1 67.0-74.8 191 28.9 25.2-33.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,031 761 63.6 59.6-67.4 270 36.4 32.6-40.4
College Graduate 1,139 852 67.2 63.7-70.5 287 32.8 29.5-36.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 349 249 61.4 54.4-68.0 100 38.6 32.0-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 591 426 62.3 56.8-67.5 165 37.7 32.5-43.2
$25,000- 34,999 309 240 74.1 67.3-79.9 69 25.9 20.1-32.7
$35,000- 49,999 423 316 66.1 59.9-71.8 107 33.9 28.2-40.1
$50,000- 74,999 415 310 67.1 61.2-72.6 105 32.9 27.4-38.8
$75,000+ 663 500 69.0 64.5-73.2 163 31.0 26.8-35.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 904 806 85.0 81.1-88.1 98 15.0 11.9-18.9
No 2,212 1,612 64.2 61.5-66.8 600 35.8 33.2-38.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,059 896 78.2 74.4-81.6 163 21.8 18.4-25.6
No 2,336 1,660 62.0 59.5-64.6 676 38.0 35.4-40.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,327 2,504 66.4 64.3-68.5 823 33.6 31.5-35.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 911 634 61.8 57.9-65.6 277 38.2 34.4-42.1
Regional City or Suburban County 782 570 65.5 61.0-69.6 212 34.5 30.4-39.0
Rural 1,720 1,367 71.3 68.2-74.3 353 28.7 25.7-31.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,520 1,007 60.3 57.2-63.2 513 39.7 36.8-42.8
Unemployed 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,004 980 98.0 96.7-98.8 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Unable to Work 350 309 83.6 76.4-88.9 41 16.4 11.1-23.6
Other not in Labor Force 399 188 40.2 34.6-46.2 211 59.8 53.8-65.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 141 78 44.1 34.7-54.0 63 55.9 46.0-65.3
50% to 100% 306 188 52.5 45.2-59.8 118 47.5 40.2-54.8
101% to 150% 530 403 71.7 66.5-76.3 127 28.3 23.7-33.5
151% to 200% 228 177 71.0 62.5-78.2 51 29.0 21.8-37.5
More than 200% 1,527 1,187 70.3 67.3-73.1 340 29.7 26.9-32.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 701 561 72.7 67.4-77.4 140 27.3 22.6-32.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,246 957 69.2 65.7-72.5 289 30.8 27.5-34.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,466 1,053 63.3 60.2-66.3 413 36.7 33.7-39.8

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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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