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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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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
-Piedmont NC 1,111 1,028 89.6 86.9-91.7 83 10.4 8.3-13.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 694 656 91.5 88.2-94.0 38 8.5 6.0-11.8
Non-Hispanic Black 248 227 90.3 84.9-94.0 21 9.7 6.0-15.1
Other 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 306 240 73.8 67.5-79.3 66 26.2 20.7-32.5
35-44 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 200 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 232 206 86.1 79.8-90.7 26 13.9 9.3-20.2
Some Post-H.S. 313 278 85.2 79.5-89.5 35 14.8 10.5-20.5
College Graduate 469 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 307 291 91.0 85.4-94.6 16 9.0 5.4-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 185 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 781 719 89.2 86.0-91.8 62 10.8 8.2-14.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 248 226 89.9 84.3-93.6 22 10.1 6.4-15.7
No 855 795 89.6 86.4-92.0 60 10.4 8.0-13.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,092 1,012 89.5 86.8-91.7 80 10.5 8.3-13.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 644 590 86.9 82.8-90.1 54 13.1 9.9-17.2
Regional City or Suburban County 273 255 92.0 87.0-95.1 18 8.0 4.9-13.0
Rural 194 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 616 590 95.0 92.4-96.7 26 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 176 136 68.4 59.4-76.2 40 31.6 23.8-40.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 557 528 92.1 88.5-94.7 29 7.9 5.3-11.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 282 267 95.0 91.5-97.2 15 5.0 2.8- 8.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 791 725 87.4 83.8-90.2 66 12.6 9.8-16.2

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

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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