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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

A Pap test is a test for cancer of the cervix. Have you ever had a Pap test?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,318 2,170 90.5 88.6-92.1 148 9.5 7.9-11.4
-Western 426 394 89.0 83.9-92.7 32 11.0 7.3-16.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 371 347 89.7 84.0-93.5 24 10.3 6.5-16.0
Non-Hispanic Black 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 52 52 100 . - . *** *** ***
55-64 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 126 114 83.1 71.7-90.6 12 16.9 9.4-28.3
College Graduate 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 298 275 88.3 81.7-92.7 23 11.7 7.3-18.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 302 278 87.7 81.2-92.1 24 12.3 7.9-18.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 424 391 88.8 83.6-92.5 33 11.2 7.5-16.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 304 279 87.7 81.0-92.2 25 12.3 7.8-19.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 204 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 142 129 87.4 78.4-93.0 13 12.6 7.0-21.6

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*Respondents who reported having hysterectomy were excluded from both numerator and denominator

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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