Percentage of Women Ages 40 Years and Older Who Reported
They Had Not Had a Clinical Breast Breast Exam within the
Preceding Two Years

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 354 21.5 1.1 19.3 23.6
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
40-49 years 87 17.3 1.8 13.6 20.9
50-69 years 118 18.1 1.7 14.9 21.4
70+ years 149 31.9 2.3 27.3 36.5
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 326 21.5 1.2 19.3 23.8
Black, Non-Hispanic 10 13.5 4.5 4.7 22.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 5 26.7 11.7 3.8 49.6
Hispanic 12 24.7 6.9 11.1 38.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 54 33.8 4.1 25.6 41.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 166 28.4 2.1 24.3 32.4
Some College 72 15.0 1.8 11.5 18.4
College Graduate 58 13.3 1.8 9.8 16.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 56 47.9 4.9 38.3 57.5
$15,000 - $24,999 75 24.4 2.7 19.2 29.6
$25,000 - $34,999 47 24.2 3.3 17.8 30.7
$35,000 - $49,000 40 18.8 2.9 13.2 24.4
$50,000+ 45 12.0 1.8 8.5 15.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 138 16.9 1.4 14.1 19.8
Out of Work 9 29.0 8.7 11.8 46.1
Homemaker / Student 26 19.6 3.6 12.6 26.7
Retired 162 27.6 2.0 23.7 31.6
Unable to Work 19 42.4 8.0 26.7 58.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 134 16.4 1.3 13.7 19.0
Divorced / Separated 74 26.2 2.9 20.5 32.0
Widowed 126 35.1 2.6 29.9 40.2
Never Married 20 35.2 7.4 20.7 49.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 98 24.9 2.4 20.2 29.5
Living without a Disability 252 20.4 1.3 17.9 22.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 18 28.6 6.3 16.3 40.8
Rural 67 27.2 3.1 21.2 33.2
Densely-settled Rural 77 27.4 2.9 21.7 33.0
Semi-urban 85 22.8 2.4 18.2 27.4
Urban 107 15.6 1.6 12.6 18.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 89 31.6 3.0 25.6 37.6
Excellent to Good 262 19.3 1.2 17.0 21.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 22 16.9 3.5 10.0 23.8
<14 days mental health not good 319 21.5 1.2 19.2 23.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 44 45.6 5.8 34.2 57.1
Insured 310 20.0 1.1 17.9 22.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 140 21.0 1.7 17.5 24.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 113 22.2 2.0 18.3 26.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 69 19.2 2.3 14.7 23.7

Numerator: Female Respondents Ages 40 and Older who
reported they had not had a clinical breast exam within
the past two years.
Denominator: Female respondents ages 40 years and older,
excluding unknowns and refusals.