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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 329 53 12.5 9.1-16.9 276 87.5 83.1-90.9
GENDER
Male 122 19 9.3 5.6-15.0 103 90.7 85.0-94.4
Female 207 34 15.1 10.1-22.0 173 84.9 78.0-89.9
RACE
White 281 46 13.3 9.4-18.4 235 86.7 81.6-90.6
Other 48 7 8.8 3.7-19.4 41 91.2 80.6-96.3
AGE
18-44 88 4 4.6 1.5-13.0 84 95.4 87.0-98.5
45+ 237 49 19.3 14.2-25.6 188 80.7 74.4-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 180 26 11.8 7.7-17.8 154 88.2 82.2-92.3
Some College + 148 27 13.1 8.2-20.3 121 86.9 79.7-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 27 9.7 6.3-14.8 156 90.3 85.2-93.7
$50,000+ 85 17 15.7 9.3-25.2 68 84.3 74.8-90.7

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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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