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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening-Non-Hispanic White

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,726 1,452 84.0 81.7-86.1 274 16.0 13.9-18.3
-Non-Hispanic White 1,085 913 85.0 82.2-87.4 172 15.0 12.6-17.8
AGE
21-34 281 245 86.5 80.8-90.6 36 13.5 9.4-19.2
35-44 223 198 88.1 81.9-92.3 25 11.9 7.7-18.1
45-54 245 205 83.1 76.4-88.2 40 16.9 11.8-23.6
55-65 336 265 81.5 75.9-86.0 71 18.5 14.0-24.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 182 133 73.7 65.1-80.8 49 26.3 19.2-34.9
Some Post-H.S. 326 271 83.7 78.2-88.0 55 16.3 12.0-21.8
College Graduate 533 478 91.2 88.0-93.6 55 8.8 6.4-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 116 81 75.8 66.0-83.4 35 24.2 16.6-34.0
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 136 121 86.5 77.9-92.2 15 13.5 7.8-22.1
$50,000- 74,999 187 160 83.3 75.0-89.2 27 16.7 10.8-25.0
$75,000+ 355 324 91.8 87.8-94.6 31 8.2 5.4-12.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 188 144 81.1 73.2-87.1 44 18.9 12.9-26.8
No 756 643 85.4 82.1-88.2 113 14.6 11.8-17.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 223 162 76.5 69.0-82.6 61 23.5 17.4-31.0
No 859 748 86.8 83.8-89.4 111 13.2 10.6-16.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,053 885 84.9 82.1-87.4 168 15.1 12.6-17.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 292 260 86.7 81.0-90.9 32 13.3 9.1-19.0
Regional City or Suburban County 268 232 86.1 80.6-90.3 36 13.9 9.7-19.4
Rural 525 421 82.7 78.3-86.4 104 17.3 13.6-21.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 731 637 87.8 84.6-90.4 94 12.2 9.6-15.4
Unemployed 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 142 116 79.8 70.6-86.7 26 20.2 13.3-29.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 137 102 76.4 66.6-84.1 35 23.6 15.9-33.4
151% to 200% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 662 587 88.5 85.1-91.1 75 11.5 8.9-14.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 183 146 82.0 72.3-88.8 37 18.0 11.2-27.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 402 327 83.0 78.2-86.9 75 17.0 13.1-21.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 500 440 86.9 82.9-90.1 60 13.1 9.9-17.1

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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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