Percentage of Women Ages 50 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 267 23.5 1.4 20.8 26.2
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
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 246 23.3 1.4 20.5 26.1
Black, Non-Hispanic 7 13.7 5.3 3.3 24.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 5 50.7 16.2 19.0 82.4
Hispanic 8 30.5 10.0 10.8 50.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 43 31.0 4.4 22.5 39.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 133 29.9 2.4 25.1 34.7
Some College 52 16.6 2.3 12.2 21.0
College Graduate 35 14.7 2.5 9.8 19.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 50 48.2 5.2 37.9 58.4
$15,000 - $24,999 58 24.8 3.1 18.8 30.8
$25,000 - $34,999 36 26.1 4.0 18.3 33.9
$35,000 - $49,000 26 20.3 3.8 12.8 27.8
$50,000+ 22 11.4 2.5 6.5 16.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 69 17.2 2.1 13.1 21.3
Out of Work 4 19.6 9.7 0.7 38.6
Homemaker / Student 18 24.6 5.1 14.6 34.6
Retired 162 27.7 2.0 23.8 31.7
Unable to Work 14 39.7 9.0 22.0 57.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 88 17.4 1.7 14.0 20.8
Divorced / Separated 45 27.2 3.8 19.7 34.7
Widowed 124 35.9 2.7 30.7 41.2
Never Married 10 41.6 11.7 18.6 64.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 82 25.1 2.6 19.9 30.2
Living without a Disability 182 22.8 1.6 19.6 26.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 15 33.0 7.6 18.1 48.0
Rural 53 30.1 3.8 22.7 37.5
Densely-settled Rural 64 31.4 3.5 24.5 38.3
Semi-urban 61 24.1 2.9 18.4 29.7
Urban 74 16.0 1.9 12.2 19.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 76 31.1 3.3 24.7 37.5
Excellent to Good 188 21.3 1.5 18.3 24.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 12 13.7 3.9 6.1 21.4
<14 days mental health not good 245 24.0 1.5 21.1 26.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 20 40.5 8.2 24.5 56.5
Insured 247 22.8 1.4 20.1 25.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 108 24.0 2.2 19.6 28.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 94 24.7 2.4 20.1 29.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 43 17.5 2.7 12.3 22.8

Numerator: Female Respondents Ages 50 and Older who
reported they had not had a clinical breast exam within
the past two years.
Denominator: Female respondents ages 50 years and older,
excluding unknowns and refusals.