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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening-Non-Hispanic White

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 2,309 1,818 69.9 67.3-72.5 491 30.1 27.5-32.7
AGE
18-34 352 47 12.1 8.4-17.1 305 87.9 82.9-91.6
35-44 259 135 51.7 44.7-58.6 124 48.3 41.4-55.3
45-54 343 320 94.3 91.1-96.4 23 5.7 3.6- 8.9
55-64 466 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 508 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 359 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 127 69.5 58.2-78.9 31 30.5 21.1-41.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 567 476 77.5 72.4-81.9 91 22.5 18.1-27.6
Some Post-H.S. 722 557 66.2 61.3-70.7 165 33.8 29.3-38.7
College Graduate 859 655 68.5 64.4-72.2 204 31.5 27.8-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 132 63.5 53.2-72.8 47 36.5 27.2-46.8
$15,000- 24,999 339 272 68.7 60.9-75.6 67 31.3 24.4-39.1
$25,000- 34,999 201 161 73.7 64.6-81.1 40 26.3 18.9-35.4
$35,000- 49,999 303 231 67.5 60.1-74.2 72 32.5 25.8-39.9
$50,000- 74,999 313 239 69.0 62.1-75.2 74 31.0 24.8-37.9
$75,000+ 551 421 70.4 65.4-74.9 130 29.6 25.1-34.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 627 564 84.7 79.8-88.6 63 15.3 11.4-20.2
No 1,464 1,136 68.9 65.5-72.1 328 31.1 27.9-34.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 697 604 81.2 76.6-85.0 93 18.8 15.0-23.4
No 1,603 1,206 65.6 62.4-68.7 397 34.4 31.3-37.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,256 1,778 69.9 67.2-72.4 478 30.1 27.6-32.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 527 393 67.2 62.0-72.1 134 32.8 27.9-38.0
Regional City or Suburban County 557 431 68.3 62.9-73.3 126 31.7 26.7-37.1
Rural 1,225 994 72.8 69.1-76.3 231 27.2 23.7-30.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 989 684 62.3 58.5-66.0 305 37.7 34.0-41.5
Unemployed 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 798 779 98.2 96.8-99.0 19 1.8 1.0- 3.2
Unable to Work 197 175 81.8 70.6-89.3 22 18.2 10.7-29.4
Other not in Labor Force 252 132 45.7 38.2-53.3 120 54.3 46.7-61.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 131 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 338 268 73.4 66.7-79.2 70 26.6 20.8-33.3
151% to 200% 158 128 74.0 63.5-82.4 30 26.0 17.6-36.5
More than 200% 1,188 936 71.6 68.2-74.8 252 28.4 25.2-31.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 441 362 72.9 65.6-79.1 79 27.1 20.9-34.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 896 717 72.7 68.5-76.5 179 27.3 23.5-31.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 972 739 67.2 63.2-70.9 233 32.8 29.1-36.8

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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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