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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening-Females

How long has it been since you had your last Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,275 1,111 51.0 48.5-53.6 394 16.7 14.9-18.6 235 9.1 7.8-10.6 387 13.6 12.0-15.2 148 9.7 8.0-11.6
-FEMALES 2,275 1,111 51.0 48.5-53.6 394 16.7 14.9-18.6 235 9.1 7.8-10.6 387 13.6 12.0-15.2 148 9.7 8.0-11.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,489 681 48.6 45.4-51.9 275 18.3 16.0-20.8 164 9.8 8.1-11.7 287 14.8 12.9-17.0 82 8.5 6.6-10.8
Non-Hispanic Black 477 277 59.4 54.0-64.6 65 12.2 9.1-16.2 39 7.9 5.5-11.2 62 10.9 8.2-14.4 34 9.5 6.5-13.7
Other 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 580 326 53.3 48.4-58.2 89 14.8 11.7-18.7 33 4.5 3.0- 6.5 28 4.8 3.2- 7.1 104 22.6 18.6-27.2
35-44 397 234 59.7 54.0-65.2 85 21.1 16.9-26.0 29 7.6 5.0-11.4 43 9.9 7.0-13.7 *** *** ***
45-54 381 204 54.3 48.4-60.0 72 16.4 12.7-20.9 41 11.2 7.9-15.5 59 16.7 12.5-21.9 *** *** ***
55-64 405 207 53.2 47.1-59.1 68 16.2 12.3-21.0 51 12.8 9.2-17.5 72 15.7 11.9-20.4 *** *** ***
65-74 314 102 31.6 25.8-38.0 61 20.3 15.4-26.3 52 17.2 12.6-23.1 91 28.8 22.8-35.6 *** *** ***
75+ 173 24 13.7 8.7-20.8 15 9.7 5.4-16.9 24 14.9 9.6-22.2 93 50.7 41.8-59.6 17 11.0 6.2-18.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 86 45.0 36.5-53.8 29 14.3 9.4-21.0 26 11.5 7.4-17.4 44 19.7 14.0-27.0 14 9.5 5.0-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 547 232 42.9 37.9-48.0 81 14.8 11.4-18.9 56 9.3 6.8-12.6 123 19.3 15.8-23.5 55 13.7 10.2-18.2
Some Post-H.S. 670 324 51.6 46.9-56.2 111 15.4 12.3-19.1 60 7.8 5.8-10.4 117 12.1 9.8-15.0 58 13.1 10.0-17.1
College Graduate 855 468 59.0 55.1-62.8 171 20.3 17.3-23.6 93 9.5 7.5-12.0 103 8.5 6.7-10.7 20 2.7 1.6- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 102 46.1 38.3-54.2 24 10.6 6.5-16.8 25 10.1 6.5-15.4 50 18.0 12.8-24.8 25 15.1 9.6-23.0
$15,000- 24,999 374 174 50.6 44.1-57.0 49 11.8 8.6-16.1 39 10.6 7.2-15.3 97 21.2 16.8-26.3 15 5.9 3.3-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 202 89 47.9 39.3-56.7 40 18.2 12.8-25.3 20 9.0 5.3-15.0 42 15.7 10.5-22.7 11 9.1 4.6-17.4
$35,000- 49,999 265 132 53.4 45.7-60.9 59 21.0 15.3-28.1 20 6.7 4.0-11.0 45 15.4 10.9-21.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 301 163 55.3 48.5-61.9 47 15.9 11.5-21.5 37 10.7 7.5-15.2 37 10.9 7.5-15.7 17 7.1 4.0-12.5
$75,000+ 507 274 55.4 50.3-60.4 109 19.9 16.3-24.1 59 10.0 7.4-13.4 41 6.5 4.4- 9.4 24 8.3 5.4-12.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 463 186 45.8 40.0-51.7 69 14.0 10.4-18.4 61 14.4 10.8-19.0 129 22.2 18.1-26.9 18 3.7 1.9- 7.0
No 1,577 806 52.4 49.4-55.5 277 16.7 14.6-19.0 147 7.9 6.5- 9.6 238 12.6 10.8-14.6 109 10.4 8.4-12.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 582 237 44.8 39.8-49.9 80 12.5 9.7-15.9 69 11.4 8.6-15.0 158 22.6 18.9-26.9 38 8.7 5.9-12.6
No 1,683 868 52.8 49.8-55.7 313 18.0 15.9-20.3 166 8.5 7.1-10.1 227 10.8 9.2-12.6 109 9.9 8.0-12.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,217 1,081 50.9 48.4-53.5 385 16.6 14.8-18.6 226 9.0 7.7-10.4 381 13.7 12.1-15.4 144 9.8 8.1-11.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 679 349 50.9 46.6-55.2 120 17.2 14.3-20.5 70 8.5 6.6-11.0 84 10.5 8.3-13.2 56 12.9 9.8-16.8
Regional City or Suburban County 534 276 53.4 48.2-58.5 95 16.9 13.5-21.0 45 6.7 4.7- 9.4 90 16.0 12.6-20.1 28 7.0 4.6-10.5
Rural 1,062 486 49.5 45.5-53.5 179 16.0 13.2-19.2 120 11.3 9.1-14.0 213 14.9 12.6-17.6 64 8.3 6.2-11.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,194 671 57.5 54.1-60.7 236 19.0 16.5-21.7 109 8.9 7.1-10.9 129 9.4 7.7-11.4 49 5.3 3.9- 7.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** 17 11.0 6.3-18.5 *** *** *** 13 9.2 4.3-18.4 *** *** ***
Retired 470 142 30.5 25.6-35.9 71 16.0 12.4-20.5 76 16.4 12.8-20.9 158 32.1 27.1-37.5 23 5.0 3.0- 8.3
Unable to Work 188 93 53.7 44.3-62.9 21 11.3 6.1-19.7 20 10.0 5.8-16.6 48 20.7 14.6-28.3 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 318 144 41.9 35.4-48.6 49 14.6 10.5-19.8 24 5.4 3.4- 8.4 38 10.9 7.5-15.5 63 27.3 21.4-34.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 112 *** *** *** 11 12.4 6.5-22.4 *** *** *** 24 17.9 11.2-27.2 15 16.1 8.9-27.3
50% to 100% 210 112 54.1 45.6-62.4 21 8.2 5.1-12.9 24 10.5 6.6-16.4 39 18.0 12.5-25.1 14 9.2 5.0-16.3
101% to 150% 324 143 47.1 40.5-53.9 57 16.8 12.5-22.2 34 12.9 8.7-18.6 78 18.8 14.3-24.3 12 4.4 2.2- 8.5
151% to 200% 144 *** *** *** 27 19.8 12.0-30.9 17 8.3 4.5-14.9 32 14.5 9.5-21.7 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,070 557 54.6 51.0-58.1 210 18.6 16.1-21.5 116 9.4 7.6-11.6 139 10.6 8.7-12.9 48 6.7 4.8- 9.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 415 201 53.0 46.2-59.7 67 13.5 9.4-19.1 44 9.2 6.4-12.9 80 16.2 11.9-21.6 23 8.2 4.8-13.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 815 386 50.2 45.9-54.4 138 17.8 14.6-21.5 86 10.0 7.8-12.8 164 16.1 13.3-19.3 41 6.0 4.2- 8.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,045 524 51.1 47.5-54.6 189 16.7 14.4-19.3 105 8.6 6.9-10.6 143 11.4 9.5-13.6 84 12.3 9.7-15.3

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator. This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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