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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening-Females

A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,318 2,170 90.5 88.6-92.1 148 9.5 7.9-11.4
-FEMALES 2,318 2,170 90.5 88.6-92.1 148 9.5 7.9-11.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,520 1,438 91.6 89.3-93.5 82 8.4 6.5-10.7
Non-Hispanic Black 487 453 90.6 86.5-93.6 34 9.4 6.4-13.5
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 581 477 77.4 72.8-81.4 104 22.6 18.6-27.2
35-44 401 395 98.3 95.4-99.4 *** *** ***
45-54 383 378 98.6 96.5-99.4 *** *** ***
55-64 411 404 97.9 94.3-99.2 *** *** ***
65-74 325 317 98.0 95.0-99.2 *** *** ***
75+ 191 174 90.1 83.0-94.5 17 9.9 5.5-17.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 193 90.7 82.9-95.2 14 9.3 4.8-17.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 558 503 86.5 82.1-90.0 55 13.5 10.0-17.9
Some Post-H.S. 679 621 87.0 83.1-90.2 58 13.0 9.8-16.9
College Graduate 870 850 97.3 95.5-98.4 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 209 85.2 77.3-90.6 25 14.8 9.4-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 377 362 94.1 89.7-96.7 15 5.9 3.3-10.3
$25,000- 34,999 205 194 91.0 82.8-95.5 11 9.0 4.5-17.2
$35,000- 49,999 266 257 96.5 93.0-98.3 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 303 286 92.9 87.6-96.1 17 7.1 3.9-12.4
$75,000+ 515 491 91.8 87.6-94.7 24 8.2 5.3-12.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 475 457 96.4 93.1-98.2 18 3.6 1.8- 6.9
No 1,605 1,496 89.8 87.4-91.7 109 10.2 8.3-12.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 599 561 91.5 87.6-94.2 38 8.5 5.8-12.4
No 1,708 1,599 90.2 88.0-92.1 109 9.8 7.9-12.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 54 95.4 86.4-98.5 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,260 2,116 90.4 88.4-92.0 144 9.6 8.0-11.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 694 638 87.3 83.4-90.4 56 12.7 9.6-16.6
Regional City or Suburban County 542 514 93.1 89.6-95.5 28 6.9 4.5-10.4
Rural 1,082 1,018 91.9 89.1-94.0 64 8.1 6.0-10.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,206 1,157 94.7 92.8-96.2 49 5.3 3.8- 7.2
Unemployed 96 91 92.6 80.8-97.4 *** *** ***
Retired 495 472 95.3 92.1-97.2 23 4.7 2.8- 7.9
Unable to Work 191 185 95.7 88.2-98.5 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 321 258 72.8 66.1-78.7 63 27.2 21.3-33.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 115 100 84.1 73.0-91.2 15 15.9 8.8-27.0
50% to 100% 212 198 90.8 83.8-95.0 14 9.2 5.0-16.2
101% to 150% 330 318 95.7 91.6-97.8 12 4.3 2.2- 8.4
151% to 200% 146 139 90.7 80.3-95.9 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,082 1,034 93.3 90.8-95.2 48 6.7 4.8- 9.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 423 400 91.9 86.5-95.3 23 8.1 4.7-13.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 828 787 94.1 91.7-95.9 41 5.9 4.1- 8.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,067 983 87.9 84.9-90.4 84 12.1 9.6-15.1

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

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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