NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Women age 50-74 who have had a mammogram in the past two years.

(CDC calculated variable. Meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-17.)

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,611 1,283 79.3 76.7-81.7 328 20.7 18.3-23.3
-Western 338 257 77.2 71.3-82.3 81 22.8 17.7-28.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 309 234 77.0 70.7-82.3 75 23.0 17.7-29.3
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-54 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 137 99 76.3 66.9-83.7 38 23.7 16.3-33.1
65-74 155 126 82.5 74.0-88.7 29 17.5 11.3-26.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 94 70 81.6 71.3-88.8 24 18.4 11.2-28.7
College Graduate 107 83 80.8 71.1-87.8 24 19.2 12.2-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 119 93 81.7 71.9-88.6 26 18.3 11.4-28.1
No 202 153 76.1 68.1-82.6 49 23.9 17.4-31.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 108 84 84.9 75.6-91.0 24 15.1 9.0-24.4
No 230 173 73.9 66.3-80.3 57 26.1 19.7-33.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 336 256 77.3 71.4-82.3 80 22.7 17.7-28.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 256 193 78.7 72.0-84.2 63 21.3 15.8-28.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 119 87 72.5 61.6-81.2 32 27.5 18.8-38.4
Unemployed 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 144 115 80.2 71.2-86.8 29 19.8 13.2-28.8
Unable to Work 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 145 114 79.8 70.8-86.5 31 20.2 13.5-29.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 86 79.9 70.0-87.0 29 20.1 13.0-30.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 131 97 74.6 63.9-83.0 34 25.4 17.0-36.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 92 74 77.6 66.0-86.1 *** *** ***

Back to Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09AUG17.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts