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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,726 1,452 84.0 81.7-86.1 274 16.0 13.9-18.3
-Piedmont NC 858 731 84.0 80.9-86.7 127 16.0 13.3-19.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 517 450 86.3 82.5-89.4 67 13.7 10.6-17.5
Non-Hispanic Black 196 165 85.6 79.8-90.0 31 14.4 10.0-20.2
Other 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
21-34 260 214 80.2 73.8-85.4 46 19.8 14.6-26.2
35-44 207 186 90.0 84.7-93.6 21 10.0 6.4-15.3
45-54 199 169 83.2 76.2-88.4 30 16.8 11.6-23.8
55-65 192 162 83.9 77.0-89.1 30 16.1 10.9-23.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 57 83.7 71.7-91.2 12 16.3 8.8-28.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 157 119 73.8 65.3-80.9 38 26.2 19.1-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 230 193 83.0 76.6-88.0 37 17.0 12.0-23.4
College Graduate 402 362 89.8 86.0-92.7 40 10.2 7.3-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 68 54 80.3 68.4-88.4 14 19.7 11.6-31.6
$15,000- 24,999 133 103 77.7 68.8-84.6 30 22.3 15.4-31.2
$25,000- 34,999 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 91 78 86.8 77.6-92.6 13 13.2 7.4-22.4
$50,000- 74,999 117 97 81.5 72.0-88.3 20 18.5 11.7-28.0
$75,000+ 265 243 90.2 85.1-93.7 22 9.8 6.3-14.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 127 108 88.2 81.2-92.8 19 11.8 7.2-18.8
No 607 512 82.8 79.0-86.0 95 17.2 14.0-21.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 171 139 81.4 73.9-87.2 32 18.6 12.8-26.1
No 681 588 84.8 81.2-87.7 93 15.2 12.3-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 842 719 84.1 81.0-86.8 123 15.9 13.2-19.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 506 436 83.7 79.3-87.3 70 16.3 12.7-20.7
Regional City or Suburban County 206 173 83.8 77.2-88.7 33 16.2 11.3-22.8
Rural 146 122 85.5 78.3-90.5 24 14.5 9.5-21.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 573 504 87.9 84.5-90.6 69 12.1 9.4-15.5
Unemployed 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 131 101 68.5 58.0-77.5 30 31.5 22.5-42.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 112 93 83.5 74.4-89.8 19 16.5 10.2-25.6
151% to 200% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 461 405 86.8 82.7-90.0 56 13.2 10.0-17.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 215 176 82.9 76.7-87.8 39 17.1 12.2-23.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 618 537 84.8 81.0-87.9 81 15.2 12.1-19.0

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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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