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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had test
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,275 1,111 51.0 48.5-53.6 394 16.7 14.9-18.6 235 9.1 7.8-10.6 387 13.6 12.0-15.2 148 9.7 8.0-11.6
-Piedmont NC 1,092 542 50.3 46.9-53.8 193 17.6 15.2-20.3 112 8.8 7.1-10.8 162 12.7 10.7-15.0 83 10.6 8.4-13.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 679 322 48.0 43.7-52.4 133 20.0 16.8-23.6 75 9.6 7.4-12.3 111 13.8 11.2-16.9 38 8.6 6.1-12.0
Non-Hispanic Black 244 136 59.6 52.6-66.3 33 12.8 8.7-18.4 21 7.5 4.6-11.9 33 10.3 7.1-14.7 21 9.8 6.1-15.3
Other 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 306 167 50.8 44.3-57.2 43 14.5 10.5-19.7 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9 15 4.6 2.7- 7.8 66 26.2 20.7-32.5
35-44 207 114 57.6 50.1-64.7 55 24.5 18.8-31.2 17 7.9 4.7-13.1 20 9.6 6.1-14.9 *** *** ***
45-54 199 112 56.1 48.4-63.6 36 17.7 12.7-24.0 21 9.4 5.7-15.0 27 15.4 10.3-22.3 *** *** ***
55-64 174 93 51.8 43.5-60.1 31 18.1 12.7-25.2 24 14.4 9.4-21.6 22 12.5 7.9-19.2 *** *** ***
65-74 130 40 30.0 22.1-39.4 22 17.9 11.5-26.6 22 16.7 10.5-25.5 43 33.0 24.1-43.3 *** *** ***
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 *** *** *** 18 18.3 10.9-28.9 *** *** *** 15 17.4 10.2-28.1 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 229 95 40.6 33.7-47.9 30 15.1 10.5-21.3 25 10.3 6.6-15.6 53 20.0 15.0-26.3 26 14.0 9.4-20.4
Some Post-H.S. 310 151 51.9 45.5-58.2 49 14.7 10.8-19.7 26 7.4 4.9-11.2 49 11.0 8.0-14.9 35 14.9 10.6-20.7
College Graduate 460 254 57.8 52.8-62.6 96 21.8 18.0-26.2 53 9.0 6.7-12.0 45 8.4 6.1-11.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.6 8.3-24.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 165 76 47.5 38.8-56.3 21 12.4 7.9-18.9 19 12.5 7.4-20.4 39 20.8 14.7-28.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 97 *** *** *** 19 17.9 11.1-27.5 *** *** *** 18 16.0 9.3-26.1 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 111 *** *** *** 23 20.4 13.3-30.0 *** *** *** 18 15.1 9.2-23.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 140 71 51.5 42.3-60.5 22 16.3 10.6-24.2 20 12.2 7.7-18.7 18 11.1 6.8-17.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 303 168 54.8 48.6-61.0 65 21.0 16.5-26.4 33 8.7 5.9-12.6 21 6.5 4.0-10.2 16 9.1 5.5-14.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 179 77 48.1 39.6-56.7 24 13.9 8.8-21.5 26 15.7 10.3-23.1 45 19.0 13.8-25.6 *** *** ***
No 770 389 50.6 46.5-54.7 141 18.2 15.3-21.5 70 7.5 5.7- 9.8 108 12.8 10.4-15.7 62 10.9 8.3-14.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 241 104 45.4 38.3-52.8 30 12.4 8.4-17.8 28 11.3 7.4-16.8 57 20.6 15.6-26.7 22 10.3 6.5-16.0
No 844 435 51.6 47.7-55.5 162 19.1 16.3-22.2 84 8.2 6.4-10.4 103 10.5 8.5-13.0 60 10.6 8.1-13.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,073 534 50.5 47.0-53.9 191 17.6 15.2-20.3 108 8.6 7.0-10.6 160 12.7 10.7-15.0 80 10.6 8.4-13.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 631 326 51.0 46.5-55.5 111 16.9 14.0-20.4 66 8.6 6.6-11.2 74 10.1 7.9-12.8 54 13.3 10.0-17.4
Regional City or Suburban County 269 131 51.7 44.9-58.5 43 15.9 11.6-21.4 20 6.1 3.6-10.0 57 18.2 13.6-23.9 18 8.1 4.9-13.2
Rural 192 85 45.8 37.7-54.0 39 22.6 16.2-30.7 26 13.8 8.9-20.6 31 12.7 8.5-18.6 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 610 341 56.6 52.2-60.9 124 20.4 17.1-24.2 60 9.0 6.8-11.9 59 8.9 6.8-11.7 26 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 185 54 30.0 22.9-38.3 25 15.6 10.4-22.6 32 16.1 11.1-22.8 66 34.5 27.0-42.8 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 17.2 9.8-28.5 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 174 75 38.2 30.2-46.8 31 15.1 10.3-21.7 *** *** *** 18 10.7 6.5-17.3 40 31.9 24.0-41.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 19.7 11.4-31.8 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 140 64 47.6 38.3-56.9 25 17.0 11.2-24.9 19 14.7 8.8-23.6 25 16.0 10.3-23.8 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 551 292 53.6 48.9-58.2 108 19.5 16.1-23.3 58 8.8 6.6-11.5 64 10.2 7.8-13.3 29 7.9 5.3-11.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 279 123 45.4 38.8-52.2 53 21.4 16.2-27.8 31 10.6 7.1-15.6 57 17.5 13.1-23.1 15 5.0 2.9- 8.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 775 402 52.1 48.1-56.1 135 16.5 13.9-19.5 77 8.2 6.4-10.5 95 10.3 8.3-12.8 66 12.8 9.9-16.4

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator. This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a Pap smear and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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