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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,469 1,857 74.7 72.4-76.7 612 25.3 23.3-27.6
-Piedmont NC 1,062 810 74.9 71.7-77.9 252 25.1 22.1-28.3
GENDER
Female 1,062 810 74.9 71.7-77.9 252 25.1 22.1-28.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 754 573 74.1 70.3-77.6 181 25.9 22.4-29.7
Non-Hispanic Black 221 182 82.2 75.4-87.4 39 17.8 12.6-24.6
Other 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 272 211 78.9 73.0-83.8 61 21.1 16.2-27.0
55-64 274 223 79.3 73.0-84.4 51 20.7 15.6-27.0
65-74 254 205 78.5 71.8-84.0 49 21.5 16.0-28.2
75+ 162 119 73.0 64.2-80.4 43 27.0 19.6-35.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 260 183 69.1 62.2-75.2 77 30.9 24.8-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 311 228 72.9 66.8-78.2 83 27.1 21.8-33.2
College Graduate 399 333 84.0 79.7-87.6 66 16.0 12.4-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 157 104 64.6 55.1-73.0 53 35.4 27.0-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 85 77.0 67.1-84.6 27 23.0 15.4-32.9
$50,000- 74,999 133 104 76.5 67.5-83.7 29 23.5 16.3-32.5
$75,000+ 268 228 82.6 76.6-87.4 40 17.4 12.6-23.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 304 223 73.2 66.9-78.7 81 26.8 21.3-33.1
No 677 525 75.6 71.5-79.2 152 24.4 20.8-28.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 343 256 75.0 69.3-80.1 87 25.0 19.9-30.7
No 711 550 74.9 71.0-78.5 161 25.1 21.5-29.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,038 791 74.8 71.6-77.8 247 25.2 22.2-28.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 535 418 76.3 71.8-80.3 117 23.7 19.7-28.2
Regional City or Suburban County 286 209 73.2 66.9-78.7 77 26.8 21.3-33.1
Rural 241 183 74.1 66.9-80.2 58 25.9 19.8-33.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 445 344 77.1 72.3-81.2 101 22.9 18.8-27.7
Unemployed 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 384 310 81.0 76.2-85.1 74 19.0 14.9-23.8
Unable to Work 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 157 101 64.7 55.5-72.9 56 35.3 27.1-44.5
151% to 200% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 541 439 79.7 75.5-83.4 102 20.3 16.6-24.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 318 231 71.5 65.4-76.9 87 28.5 23.1-34.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 694 539 76.4 72.5-80.0 155 23.6 20.0-27.5

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*Data in this table was derived from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening questions

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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