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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Cancer Survivors

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had cancer?

(Also see CDC - Optional Module:Cancer Survivorship)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,615 1,906 10.3 9.6-11.0 10,709 89.7 89.0-90.4
-Buncombe County 383 79 15.1 11.7-19.2 304 84.9 80.8-88.3
GENDER
Male 139 30 16.3 10.9-23.8 109 83.7 76.2-89.1
Female 244 49 14.1 10.3-18.8 195 85.9 81.2-89.7
RACE
White 351 78 16.7 13.0-21.2 273 83.3 78.8-87.0
Other 29 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 28 99.3 94.9-99.9
AGE
18-44 102 5 3.7 1.4- 9.2 97 96.3 90.8-98.6
45+ 280 74 25.5 20.2-31.6 206 74.5 68.4-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 20 13.5 8.1-21.6 93 86.5 78.4-91.9
Some College + 267 57 15.5 11.6-20.6 210 84.5 79.4-88.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 41 15.0 10.5-21.0 141 85.0 79.0-89.5
$50,000+ 156 29 16.5 11.0-24.0 127 83.5 76.0-89.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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