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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Were you EVER denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of your cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,688 142 9.2 7.0-12.0 1,546 90.8 88.0-93.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 126 15 20.3 9.2-39.1 111 79.7 60.9-90.8
GENDER
Male 33 4 27.1 6.4-67.0 29 72.9 33.0-93.6
Female 93 11 16.5 7.4-32.7 82 83.5 67.3-92.6
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 126 15 20.3 9.2-39.1 111 79.7 60.9-90.8
AGE
18-44 10 2 45.5 8.4-88.3 8 54.5 11.7-91.6
45-54 20 4 18.1 6.2-42.7 16 81.9 57.3-93.8
55-64 34 7 27.4 9.3-58.1 27 72.6 41.9-90.7
65+ 61 2 4.2 0.9-17.3 59 95.8 82.7-99.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 1 6.8 0.9-36.2 23 93.2 63.8-99.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 46 7 31.1 10.9-62.4 39 68.9 37.6-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 28 2 9.7 2.3-33.1 26 90.3 66.9-97.7
College Graduate 28 5 15.1 5.6-34.7 23 84.9 65.3-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 2 8.5 2.0-29.2 34 91.5 70.8-98.0
$15,000- 24,999 19 2 4.1 0.8-19.5 17 95.9 80.5-99.2
$25,000- 34,999 16 2 11.8 2.6-40.4 14 88.2 59.6-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 14 2 14.9 3.6-45.1 12 85.1 54.9-96.4
$50,000- 74,999 12 1 48.1 9.8-88.8 11 51.9 11.2-90.2
$75,000+ 11 4 38.0 12.5-72.4 7 62.0 27.6-87.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 73 8 25.0 9.1-52.8 65 75.0 47.2-90.9
No 51 7 15.7 7.1-31.2 44 84.3 68.8-92.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 1 2.2 0.3-14.7 19 97.8 85.3-99.7
Non-Veteran 88 9 21.5 8.5-44.7 79 78.5 55.3-91.5

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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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