Percentage of Women Who Reported They Had Not Had
a Pap Smear within the Preceding Three Years

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 620 17.3 1.0 15.3 19.2
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 42 39.4 5.0 29.7 49.2
25-34 years 25 6.4 1.5 3.4 9.3
35-44 years 59 10.2 1.4 7.5 12.9
45-54 years 79 11.6 1.4 8.9 14.2
55-64 years 108 15.2 1.5 12.3 18.1
65+ years 307 35.0 1.8 31.5 38.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 31 21.8 5.0 11.9 31.6
Non-Hispanic 589 17.0 1.0 15.1 19.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 549 17.3 1.1 15.2 19.4
Black Only 27 13.9 3.4 7.2 20.7
Other Race Only 30 16.5 3.8 9.0 24.0
More than One Race 12 20.0 8.5 3.2 36.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 63 27.0 4.5 18.2 35.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 239 28.3 2.4 23.6 33.1
Some College 172 16.2 1.7 12.8 19.5
College Graduate 146 10.4 1.4 7.8 13.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 83 32.4 4.7 23.2 41.6
$15,000 - $24,999 138 25.2 2.8 19.8 30.6
$25,000 - $34,999 67 15.7 2.9 9.9 21.4
$35,000 - $49,999 78 15.8 2.3 11.3 20.2
$50,000+ 114 9.0 1.1 6.7 11.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 210 11.6 1.1 9.4 13.8
Out of Work 20 19.1 6.2 6.9 31.2
Homemaker / Student 75 22.4 2.9 16.7 28.0
Retired 271 33.0 1.8 29.4 36.6
Unable to Work 44 31.2 5.2 21.0 41.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 311 23.7 1.7 20.3 27.2
1-19 Hours 45 21.4 4.4 12.7 30.1
20-39 Hours 88 20.6 2.8 15.2 26.1
40 + Hours 104 8.8 1.2 6.4 11.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 221 9.9 0.8 8.4 11.5
Divorced / Separated 108 18.2 2.2 14.0 22.4
Widowed 199 39.6 2.5 34.8 44.4
Never Married 91 35.9 4.0 28.1 43.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 32 24.7 6.4 12.2 37.1
Rural 94 20.3 2.6 15.2 25.3
Densely-settled Rural 94 16.9 2.5 12.1 21.7
Semi-urban 118 20.4 2.4 15.6 25.1
Urban 282 15.3 1.4 12.6 18.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 215 21.2 1.8 17.7 24.7
Living without a Disability 404 16.3 1.2 14.1 18.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 92 26.4 3.6 19.4 33.4
Insured 528 15.8 1.0 13.9 17.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 71 23.0 3.0 17.1 29.0
No Diabetes 549 16.9 1.0 14.9 19.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 52 17.6 3.5 10.7 24.5
No Current Asthma 563 17.3 1.0 15.3 19.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 145 28.3 2.8 22.8 33.8
Excellent to Good 474 15.9 1.1 13.8 18.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 49 19.3 4.1 11.3 27.3
<14 days mental health not good 559 17.0 1.0 15.0 19.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 108 15.4 1.9 11.8 19.1
Non-Smoker 509 17.7 1.1 15.5 19.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 260 19.7 1.8 16.2 23.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 151 12.8 1.5 10.0 15.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 162 16.2 1.6 13.2 19.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 379 14.8 1.1 12.7 16.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 241 25.7 2.3 21.2 30.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 119 21.6 2.1 17.5 25.7
No Arthritis 198 15.5 1.3 12.9 18.0

Numerator: Female Respondents who reported they had not had a Pap Smear within the preceding three years.
Denominator: Female respondents, excluding those without a uterine cervix and unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of female respondents who reported they had not had a Pap Smear within the proceding
three years among categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents
on Questionnaire Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.