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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you EVER received advice from a doctor, nurse, or other health professional about
where you should return or who you should see for routine cancer check-ups after
completing treatment for cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,661 1,153 69.8 66.3-73.1 508 30.2 26.9-33.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 126 95 76.8 62.7-86.8 31 23.2 13.2-37.3
GENDER
Male 33 26 92.5 80.0-97.5 7 7.5 2.5-20.0
Female 93 69 67.6 50.1-81.3 24 32.4 18.7-49.9
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 126 95 76.8 62.7-86.8 31 23.2 13.2-37.3
AGE
18-44 10 8 93.5 70.3-98.9 2 6.5 1.1-29.7
45-54 20 18 96.1 83.9-99.1 2 3.9 0.9-16.1
55-64 35 28 73.7 42.7-91.3 7 26.3 8.7-57.3
65+ 60 41 60.8 38.8-79.1 19 39.2 20.9-61.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 24 16 81.8 59.0-93.4 8 18.2 6.6-41.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 45 31 75.1 50.7-89.9 14 24.9 10.1-49.3
Some Post-H.S. 29 22 57.4 28.5-82.0 7 42.6 18.0-71.5
College Graduate 28 26 96.2 85.0-99.1 2 3.8 0.9-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 24 64.1 34.8-85.6 12 35.9 14.4-65.2
$15,000- 24,999 20 12 77.2 49.6-92.1 8 22.8 7.9-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 16 15 93.4 63.8-99.1 1 6.6 0.9-36.2
$35,000- 49,999 14 11 84.5 57.9-95.6 3 15.5 4.4-42.1
$50,000- 74,999 12 11 96.8 76.4-99.6 1 3.2 0.4-23.6
$75,000+ 11 11 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 73 48 66.0 45.4-81.9 25 34.0 18.1-54.6
No 51 45 91.2 79.4-96.6 6 8.8 3.4-20.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 20 15 74.6 46.5-90.9 5 25.4 9.1-53.5
Non-Veteran 88 64 75.4 58.1-87.2 24 24.6 12.8-41.9

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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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