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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,729 147 6.1 4.7- 8.0 1,582 93.9 92.0-95.3
GENDER
Male 564 41 4.9 2.8- 8.2 523 95.1 91.8-97.2
Female 1,165 106 7.1 5.3- 9.5 1,059 92.9 90.5-94.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,713 147 6.2 4.7- 8.1 1,566 93.8 91.9-95.3
AGE
18-44 537 11 2.0 0.7- 5.3 526 98.0 94.7-99.3
45-54 372 21 5.7 3.3- 9.7 351 94.3 90.3-96.7
55-64 387 41 10.7 6.9-16.2 346 89.3 83.8-93.1
65+ 421 73 17.0 12.0-23.7 348 83.0 76.3-88.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 27 6.4 3.7-10.9 269 93.6 89.1-96.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 612 53 7.1 4.4-11.4 559 92.9 88.6-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 422 36 5.1 3.1- 8.3 386 94.9 91.7-96.9
College Graduate 395 31 5.4 3.2- 9.1 364 94.6 90.9-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 335 41 10.0 6.1-16.0 294 90.0 84.0-93.9
$15,000- 24,999 369 26 5.3 2.7-10.2 343 94.7 89.8-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 196 16 5.0 2.5- 9.5 180 95.0 90.5-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 198 19 5.7 3.2- 9.8 179 94.3 90.2-96.8
$50,000- 74,999 194 14 6.9 2.6-16.9 180 93.1 83.1-97.4
$75,000+ 187 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2 176 96.5 92.8-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 689 88 10.7 7.4-15.1 601 89.3 84.9-92.6
No 978 55 3.0 2.1- 4.2 923 97.0 95.8-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 23 5.4 3.3- 8.9 183 94.6 91.1-96.7
Non-Veteran 1,379 103 5.8 4.2- 8.0 1,276 94.2 92.0-95.8

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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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