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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Derived Variables and Risk Factors

Had a mammogram within the past 2 years (Age 40+)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,469 1,857 74.7 72.4-76.7 612 25.3 23.3-27.6
-Western 515 360 70.6 65.6-75.2 155 29.4 24.8-34.4
GENDER
Female 515 360 70.6 65.6-75.2 155 29.4 24.8-34.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 466 328 71.5 66.1-76.2 138 28.5 23.8-33.9
Non-Hispanic Black 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 137 99 76.3 66.9-83.7 38 23.7 16.3-33.1
65-74 155 126 82.5 74.0-88.7 29 17.5 11.3-26.0
75+ 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 149 105 69.1 59.6-77.2 44 30.9 22.8-40.4
Some Post-H.S. 137 97 76.1 66.8-83.4 40 23.9 16.6-33.2
College Graduate 160 120 78.5 70.4-84.9 40 21.5 15.1-29.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 190 132 71.5 63.1-78.7 58 28.5 21.3-36.9
No 304 216 71.4 64.7-77.2 88 28.6 22.8-35.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 188 127 71.0 62.4-78.4 61 29.0 21.6-37.6
No 327 233 70.4 64.0-76.1 94 29.6 23.9-36.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 512 358 70.4 65.4-75.1 154 29.6 24.9-34.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 129 91 68.9 59.1-77.3 38 31.1 22.7-40.9
Rural 386 269 71.3 65.3-76.6 117 28.7 23.4-34.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 171 120 71.2 62.4-78.7 51 28.8 21.3-37.6
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 236 171 70.3 62.5-77.1 65 29.7 22.9-37.5
Unable to Work 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 208 160 78.1 70.5-84.1 48 21.9 15.9-29.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 162 113 74.7 65.9-81.8 49 25.3 18.2-34.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 208 143 67.7 58.8-75.4 65 32.3 24.6-41.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 145 104 70.5 61.3-78.3 41 29.5 21.7-38.7

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*Data in this table was derived from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening questions

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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