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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Womens Health

A clinical breast exam is when a doctor, nurse, or other health professional feels the breast for lumps. Have you ever had a clinical breast exam?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,323 4,025 91.1 89.9-92.3 298 8.9 7.7-10.1
RACE
White 3,237 3,075 94.0 92.7-95.0 162 6.0 5.0- 7.3
African American 949 831 85.0 81.7-87.7 118 15.0 12.3-18.3
Other 99 85 83.2 72.2-90.5 14 16.8 9.5-27.8
HISPANIC
Yes 77 66 88.9 79.9-94.1 11 11.1 5.9-20.1
No 4,184 3,902 91.2 89.9-92.3 282 8.8 7.7-10.1
AGE
18-24 252 206 76.6 69.7-82.3 46 23.4 17.7-30.3
25-34 676 636 93.6 91.2-95.4 40 6.4 4.6- 8.8
35-44 762 726 94.8 92.4-96.5 36 5.2 3.5- 7.6
45-54 863 826 95.0 92.9-96.4 37 5.0 3.6- 7.1
55-64 754 721 95.1 93.0-96.6 33 4.9 3.4- 7.0
65+ 964 863 88.7 86.0-90.9 101 11.3 9.1-14.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 519 436 82.3 77.9-86.1 83 17.7 13.9-22.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,380 1,263 89.4 86.9-91.5 117 10.6 8.5-13.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,150 1,092 92.2 89.4-94.2 58 7.8 5.8-10.6
College Graduate 1,264 1,226 96.3 94.6-97.5 38 3.7 2.5- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 610 533 84.7 80.5-88.2 77 15.3 11.8-19.5
$15,000- $24,999 772 695 87.2 83.6-90.2 77 12.8 9.8-16.4
$25,000- $34,999 500 464 91.6 87.7-94.3 36 8.4 5.7-12.3
$35,000- $49,999 612 587 94.5 91.3-96.6 25 5.5 3.4- 8.7
$50,000+ 1,168 1,148 97.6 95.9-98.6 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 264 251 93.7 87.6-96.9 13 6.3 3.1-12.4
Appalachia II 523 497 92.7 88.7-95.4 26 7.3 4.6-11.3
Appalachia III 332 303 86.6 80.0-91.3 29 13.4 8.7-20.0
Catawba 310 288 92.7 88.3-95.5 22 7.3 4.5-11.7
Edisto Savannah 314 280 87.2 81.6-91.3 34 12.8 8.7-18.4
Low Country 219 204 91.6 84.1-95.7 15 8.4 4.3-15.9
Palmetto 639 607 93.4 90.1-95.7 32 6.6 4.3- 9.9
Pee Dee 344 303 85.1 79.3-89.4 41 14.9 10.6-20.7
Trident 557 525 91.7 87.7-94.4 32 8.3 5.6-12.3
Upper Savannah 195 185 95.5 91.7-97.7 10 4.5 2.3- 8.3
Waccamaw 351 329 91.5 86.5-94.7 22 8.5 5.3-13.5
Wateree 233 216 91.8 85.1-95.7 17 8.2 4.3-14.9
Region***
Region I 459 436 94.5 90.9-96.7 23 5.5 3.3- 9.1
Region II 855 800 90.3 86.9-92.9 55 9.7 7.1-13.1
Region III 949 895 93.2 90.7-95.0 54 6.8 5.0- 9.3
Region IV 577 519 87.9 83.7-91.1 58 12.1 8.9-16.3
Region V 314 280 87.2 81.6-91.3 34 12.8 8.7-18.4
Region VI 351 329 91.5 86.5-94.7 22 8.5 5.3-13.5
Region VII 557 525 91.7 87.7-94.4 32 8.3 5.6-12.3
Region VIII 219 204 91.6 84.1-95.7 15 8.4 4.3-15.9

*This question was asked of female respondents.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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