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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Women age 21-65 who have had a pap test in the past three years.

(CDC calculated variable. Partially meets Healthy People 2020 Objective C-15.)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,726 1,452 84.0 81.7-86.1 274 16.0 13.9-18.3
-Western 285 227 84.4 78.8-88.7 58 15.6 11.3-21.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 237 187 83.5 77.2-88.3 50 16.5 11.7-22.8
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
21-34 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-65 97 72 76.8 65.3-85.4 25 23.2 14.6-34.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 88 72 84.2 73.7-91.0 16 15.8 9.0-26.3
College Graduate 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 211 174 85.8 79.3-90.5 37 14.2 9.5-20.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 212 176 85.7 79.2-90.4 36 14.3 9.6-20.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 282 225 84.4 78.7-88.7 57 15.6 11.3-21.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 202 154 82.1 75.2-87.4 48 17.9 12.6-24.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 188 156 85.5 78.6-90.5 32 14.5 9.5-21.4
Unemployed 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 133 113 86.6 78.0-92.2 20 13.4 7.8-22.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 92 76 91.1 84.5-95.1 16 8.9 4.9-15.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 99 70 77.2 66.5-85.2 29 22.8 14.8-33.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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