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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Derived Variables and Risk Factors-Non-Hispanic White

Women age 50-74 who have had a mammogram in the past two years.

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-17.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,611 1,283 79.3 76.7-81.7 328 20.7 18.3-23.3
-Non-Hispanic White 1,167 914 78.6 75.5-81.4 253 21.4 18.6-24.5
AGE
50-54 197 152 78.5 71.4-84.2 45 21.5 15.8-28.6
55-64 464 354 76.8 71.5-81.3 110 23.2 18.7-28.5
65-75 506 408 80.6 75.8-84.6 98 19.4 15.4-24.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 303 230 77.6 71.4-82.7 73 22.4 17.3-28.6
Some Post-H.S. 375 287 76.2 70.5-81.1 88 23.8 18.9-29.5
College Graduate 421 354 87.4 83.3-90.6 67 12.6 9.4-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 164 110 65.1 55.5-73.7 54 34.9 26.3-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 136 110 83.2 74.1-89.5 26 16.8 10.5-25.9
$50,000- 74,999 172 138 77.2 68.3-84.2 34 22.8 15.8-31.7
$75,000+ 284 247 86.4 80.8-90.6 37 13.6 9.4-19.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 358 267 74.6 68.3-79.9 91 25.4 20.1-31.7
No 738 589 79.8 75.9-83.2 149 20.2 16.8-24.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 366 276 76.5 70.5-81.5 90 23.5 18.5-29.5
No 797 636 79.7 76.0-83.0 161 20.3 17.0-24.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,134 892 79.1 75.9-81.9 242 20.9 18.1-24.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 245 202 80.3 73.7-85.6 43 19.7 14.4-26.3
Regional City or Suburban County 272 211 76.5 69.8-82.0 61 23.5 18.0-30.2
Rural 650 501 78.8 74.6-82.5 149 21.2 17.5-25.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 453 355 78.8 74.0-83.0 98 21.2 17.0-26.0
Unemployed 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 479 392 83.1 78.6-86.8 87 16.9 13.2-21.4
Unable to Work 142 100 67.4 56.7-76.5 42 32.6 23.5-43.3
Other not in Labor Force 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 161 109 66.3 56.3-75.1 52 33.7 24.9-43.7
151% to 200% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 638 526 82.8 78.9-86.1 112 17.2 13.9-21.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 262 199 79.0 72.3-84.5 63 21.0 15.5-27.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 454 352 76.3 70.9-81.0 102 23.7 19.0-29.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 451 363 80.2 75.6-84.2 88 19.8 15.8-24.4

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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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