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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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 3,350 1,013 24.4 22.8-26.2 2,337 75.6 73.8-77.2
-Western 663 234 32.1 27.7-36.8 429 67.9 63.2-72.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 586 212 33.1 28.3-38.2 374 66.9 61.8-71.7
Non-Hispanic Black 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 136 47 32.8 23.4-43.8 89 67.2 56.2-76.6
65-74 155 76 50.3 40.7-59.8 79 49.7 40.2-59.3
75+ 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 179 69 34.7 26.7-43.6 110 65.3 56.4-73.3
Some Post-H.S. 191 65 28.2 21.1-36.6 126 71.8 63.4-78.9
College Graduate 202 56 21.2 15.6-28.3 146 78.8 71.7-84.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 91 24 20.7 12.4-32.7 67 79.3 67.3-87.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 209 103 50.3 41.1-59.4 106 49.7 40.6-58.9
No 426 125 25.6 20.7-31.2 301 74.4 68.8-79.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 225 100 47.8 39.3-56.4 125 52.2 43.6-60.7
No 438 134 25.2 20.5-30.6 304 74.8 69.4-79.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 658 231 31.7 27.3-36.5 427 68.3 63.5-72.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 169 46 23.1 16.6-31.2 123 76.9 68.8-83.4
Rural 495 188 35.8 30.4-41.6 307 64.2 58.4-69.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 269 64 22.5 16.8-29.4 205 77.5 70.6-83.2
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 244 120 51.7 44.0-59.3 124 48.3 40.7-56.0
Unable to Work 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 266 85 27.9 21.6-35.3 181 72.1 64.7-78.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 210 79 34.5 26.5-43.5 131 65.5 56.5-73.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 260 103 39.6 31.8-47.9 157 60.4 52.1-68.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 194 52 22.3 16.4-29.5 142 77.7 70.5-83.6

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported not being pregnant at time of interview.

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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