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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 375 349 89.9 84.2-93.8 26 10.1 6.2-15.8
Region 3 194 177 89.4 82.7-93.7 17 10.6 6.3-17.3
Region 4 391 367 90.6 85.9-93.9 24 9.4 6.1-14.1
Region 5 265 240 88.4 83.0-92.3 25 11.6 7.7-17.0
Region 6 204 195 93.8 87.6-97.0 *** *** ***
Region 7 328 305 89.4 83.7-93.3 23 10.6 6.7-16.3
Region 8 197 186 91.3 83.6-95.6 11 8.7 4.4-16.4
Region 9 163 155 90.7 80.1-95.9 *** *** ***
Region 10 202 196 95.4 85.1-98.7 *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 781 748 93.3 89.8-95.6 33 6.7 4.4-10.2
Piedmont 1,111 1,028 89.6 86.9-91.7 83 10.4 8.3-13.1
Western NC 427 394 88.9 83.7-92.5 33 11.1 7.5-16.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 338 315 90.1 84.0-94.0 23 9.9 6.0-16.0
Northwest 300 276 90.4 85.2-93.9 24 9.6 6.1-14.8
Charlotte 325 305 90.3 84.8-93.9 20 9.7 6.1-15.2
Greensboro 205 190 91.1 85.5-94.7 15 8.9 5.3-14.5
Southern Regional 228 218 93.5 87.4-96.7 *** *** ***
Southeast 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 369 337 87.1 81.7-91.1 32 12.9 8.9-18.3
Area L & Eastern 447 429 94.4 89.8-97.0 18 5.6 3.0-10.2

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

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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