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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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
-Piedmont NC 1,551 1,120 64.9 61.9-67.7 431 35.1 32.3-38.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,012 782 69.6 65.9-73.0 230 30.4 27.0-34.1
Non-Hispanic Black 338 239 65.6 59.4-71.2 99 34.4 28.8-40.6
Other 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 327 40 11.1 8.0-15.3 287 88.9 84.7-92.0
35-44 231 124 53.6 46.5-60.5 107 46.4 39.5-53.5
45-54 275 256 94.8 91.6-96.8 19 5.2 3.2- 8.4
55-64 274 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 255 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 91 59.6 49.4-69.0 46 40.4 31.0-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 274 69.2 63.5-74.4 92 30.8 25.6-36.5
Some Post-H.S. 455 324 61.9 56.3-67.2 131 38.1 32.8-43.7
College Graduate 591 430 67.0 62.5-71.3 161 33.0 28.7-37.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 83 54.3 44.1-64.2 45 45.7 35.8-55.9
$15,000- 24,999 246 167 59.1 51.3-66.4 79 40.9 33.6-48.7
$25,000- 34,999 136 101 74.3 65.2-81.7 35 25.7 18.3-34.8
$35,000- 49,999 169 115 62.2 53.1-70.5 54 37.8 29.5-46.9
$50,000- 74,999 190 142 66.7 58.5-74.0 48 33.3 26.0-41.5
$75,000+ 381 287 69.8 64.2-74.9 94 30.2 25.1-35.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 341 303 84.5 78.5-89.1 38 15.5 10.9-21.5
No 1,029 728 63.7 60.0-67.2 301 36.3 32.8-40.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 423 347 75.4 69.6-80.4 76 24.6 19.6-30.4
No 1,116 763 61.1 57.6-64.5 353 38.9 35.5-42.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,521 1,096 64.6 61.7-67.5 425 35.4 32.5-38.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 833 574 61.2 57.1-65.1 259 38.8 34.9-42.9
Regional City or Suburban County 406 294 66.1 60.4-71.4 112 33.9 28.6-39.6
Rural 312 252 73.4 66.7-79.2 60 26.6 20.8-33.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 751 489 60.5 56.4-64.5 262 39.5 35.5-43.6
Unemployed 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 397 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 214 95 38.0 31.0-45.5 119 62.0 54.5-69.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 220 161 68.5 60.9-75.2 59 31.5 24.8-39.1
151% to 200% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 749 568 70.0 66.0-73.8 181 30.0 26.2-34.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 430 334 71.5 65.9-76.4 96 28.5 23.6-34.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,057 734 61.8 58.2-65.2 323 38.2 34.8-41.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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