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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 363 56 10.5 7.7-14.0 307 89.5 86.0-92.3
GENDER
Male 133 17 6.9 4.1-11.3 116 93.1 88.7-95.9
Female 230 39 13.5 9.3-19.2 191 86.5 80.8-90.7
RACE
White 276 47 12.4 9.0-17.0 229 87.6 83.0-91.0
Other 83 9 6.7 3.2-13.8 74 93.3 86.2-96.8
AGE
18-44 89 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 87 97.9 91.7-99.5
45+ 271 53 17.3 13.0-22.7 218 82.7 77.3-87.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 18 10.4 6.0-17.4 89 89.6 82.6-94.0
Some College + 256 38 10.5 7.3-14.9 218 89.5 85.1-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 20 8.0 4.8-13.0 112 92.0 87.0-95.2
$50,000+ 175 26 12.1 7.9-17.9 149 87.9 82.1-92.1

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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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