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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

How long has it been since you had your last mammogram?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years > 3 years Never had mammogram
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,377 1,652 43.0 41.0-45.1 355 9.1 8.1-10.4 186 4.6 3.9- 5.4 342 9.5 8.4-10.8 842 33.7 31.7-35.9
-Western 659 303 41.0 36.2-46.0 76 10.5 7.7-14.1 41 4.2 2.9- 6.1 84 10.3 8.0-13.3 155 34.0 28.7-39.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 582 274 41.5 36.4-46.9 68 9.9 7.3-13.4 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0 76 10.7 8.1-13.9 127 33.8 28.1-40.0
Non-Hispanic Black 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 137 *** *** *** 19 15.8 8.9-26.4 *** *** *** 23 13.6 8.4-21.1 *** *** ***
65-74 155 104 70.8 61.6-78.6 22 11.7 7.1-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 180 88 45.2 36.2-54.6 20 7.0 4.1-11.7 *** *** *** 23 11.4 7.1-17.7 39 33.0 23.6-43.9
Some Post-H.S. 191 78 39.3 30.9-48.4 25 10.5 6.2-17.0 *** *** *** 25 9.9 6.2-15.4 53 37.3 28.6-46.9
College Graduate 203 106 46.9 38.7-55.3 20 10.0 6.1-16.1 *** *** *** 22 7.1 4.3-11.7 43 32.1 24.1-41.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 143 57 31.8 22.5-42.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 14.7 9.0-23.0 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 204 102 48.0 38.9-57.3 31 17.8 10.9-27.6 15 4.8 2.7- 8.6 29 12.1 7.8-18.3 27 17.3 10.3-27.5
No 426 193 39.4 33.5-45.5 40 7.2 4.8-10.5 23 3.9 2.3- 6.3 51 9.6 6.9-13.3 119 40.0 33.4-47.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 219 97 43.6 35.4-52.3 32 14.4 9.1-22.1 16 4.3 2.4- 7.4 34 13.6 9.0-20.1 40 24.1 16.6-33.5
No 440 206 40.0 34.1-46.1 44 8.8 5.9-13.0 25 4.2 2.6- 6.6 50 8.9 6.4-12.3 115 38.1 31.6-45.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 654 302 40.9 36.1-45.9 75 10.5 7.8-14.1 41 4.2 2.9- 6.1 82 10.2 7.9-13.2 154 34.1 28.8-39.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 169 77 40.7 31.8-50.3 24 10.5 6.8-16.0 *** *** *** 16 7.7 4.3-13.3 *** *** ***
Rural 491 226 41.1 35.4-46.9 52 10.5 7.1-15.2 31 4.2 2.7- 6.5 68 11.4 8.5-15.1 114 32.9 27.1-39.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 268 106 35.4 28.6-42.8 27 9.6 5.7-15.7 17 4.4 2.4- 7.7 25 7.4 4.7-11.6 93 43.2 35.6-51.2
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 239 135 56.1 48.3-63.7 36 12.5 8.6-17.9 17 5.9 3.4-10.0 38 18.2 12.7-25.4 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 16.2 9.5-26.0 18 15.5 9.1-25.0
151% to 200% 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 267 138 46.4 39.0-54.0 31 9.9 6.5-14.8 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0 26 7.4 4.7-11.5 58 33.4 26.0-41.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 210 96 43.9 34.9-53.3 *** *** *** 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3 28 10.3 6.5-16.0 50 32.0 23.1-42.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 257 121 40.8 33.1-48.9 27 9.3 5.4-15.5 *** *** *** 40 13.9 9.6-19.7 54 30.9 23.2-39.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 193 86 38.7 30.7-47.3 28 11.9 7.8-17.7 *** *** *** 16 6.6 3.7-11.4 52 39.1 29.7-49.4

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*This question was asked of female respondents who reported ever having a mammogram and those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

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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