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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,413 2,571 66.6 64.5-68.7 842 33.4 31.3-35.5
-Western 667 512 66.5 60.8-71.7 155 33.5 28.3-39.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 590 463 66.8 60.6-72.4 127 33.2 27.6-39.4
Non-Hispanic Black 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 182 143 67.4 56.4-76.7 39 32.6 23.3-43.6
Some Post-H.S. 191 138 62.7 53.1-71.4 53 37.3 28.6-46.9
College Graduate 204 161 68.2 59.0-76.2 43 31.8 23.8-41.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 209 182 83.3 73.4-90.1 27 16.7 9.9-26.6
No 429 310 60.2 53.2-66.8 119 39.8 33.2-46.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 225 185 76.8 67.6-84.0 40 23.2 16.0-32.4
No 442 327 62.1 55.1-68.6 115 37.9 31.4-44.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 662 508 66.4 60.7-71.6 154 33.6 28.4-39.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 498 384 67.6 61.3-73.4 114 32.4 26.6-38.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 270 177 57.1 49.2-64.7 93 42.9 35.3-50.8
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 243 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 120 102 84.5 75.0-90.9 18 15.5 9.1-25.0
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 268 210 66.7 58.4-74.0 58 33.3 26.0-41.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 211 161 68.1 57.6-77.0 50 31.9 23.0-42.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 263 209 70.0 61.2-77.5 54 30.0 22.5-38.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 194 142 61.2 50.9-70.6 52 38.8 29.4-49.1

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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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