Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
C6 Percentage who had a pap test within the past three years

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,897 100.0 1,616 82.7 80.4- 84.8 281 17.3 15.2- 19.6
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 1,075 100.0 916 82.4 79.4- 85.1 159 17.6 14.9- 20.6
  African American, Non-Hispanic 444 100.0 392 85.9 81.3- 89.6 52 14.1 10.4- 18.7
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 60 100.0 50 87.2 71.4- 94.9 10 12.8 5.1- 28.6
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 77 100.0 58 72.0 58.1- 82.7 19 28.0 17.3- 41.9
  Latino/Hispanic 232 100.0 193 80.6 72.7- 86.6 39 19.4 13.4- 27.3
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 54 100.0 48 88.2 75.4- 94.8 6 11.8 5.2- 24.6
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 126 100.0 100 81.9 72.9- 88.4 26 18.1 11.6- 27.1
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 423 100.0 329 76.4 71.1- 80.9 94 23.6 19.1- 28.9
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 603 100.0 487 77.7 73.2- 81.6 116 22.3 18.4- 26.8
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 691 100.0 652 94.3 91.9- 96.0 39 5.7 4.0- 8.1
Age                  
  18-24 348 100.0 244 67.0 60.9- 72.6 104 33.0 27.4- 39.1
  25-30 409 100.0 364 89.1 85.3- 92.0 45 10.9 8.0- 14.7
  31-40 806 100.0 713 88.8 86.0- 91.1 93 11.2 8.9- 14.0
  41-44 334 100.0 295 87.5 82.7- 91.1 39 12.5 8.9- 17.3

Source: 2012 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.