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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Are you currently receiving treatment for cancer?
By treatment, we mean surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or chemotherapy drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,880 175 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,705 91.5 89.6-93.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 143 15 7.5 3.9-14.1 128 92.5 85.9-96.1
GENDER
Male 40 7 11.1 4.1-26.4 33 88.9 73.6-95.9
Female 103 8 5.5 2.1-13.4 95 94.5 86.6-97.9
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 143 15 7.5 3.9-14.1 128 92.5 85.9-96.1
AGE
18-44 11 1 6.2 0.7-38.0 10 93.8 62.0-99.3
45-54 21 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 20 99.4 95.7-99.9
55-64 40 5 11.3 3.8-29.5 35 88.7 70.5-96.2
65+ 70 8 9.5 3.9-21.3 62 90.5 78.7-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 26 2 12.5 3.0-40.1 24 87.5 59.9-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 5 3.5 1.2- 9.5 47 96.5 90.5-98.8
Some Post-H.S. 35 6 17.5 6.6-38.8 29 82.5 61.2-93.4
College Graduate 30 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2 28 98.8 94.8-99.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 2 5.1 0.9-24.4 37 94.9 75.6-99.1
$15,000- 24,999 25 5 9.4 2.7-27.7 20 90.6 72.3-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 19 5 36.4 14.2-66.5 14 63.6 33.5-85.8
$50,000- 74,999 14 2 6.6 0.9-34.4 12 93.4 65.6-99.1
$75,000+ 11 0 0.0 . - . 11 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 86 12 10.3 4.8-20.8 74 89.7 79.2-95.2
No 55 3 3.7 1.1-11.3 52 96.3 88.7-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 23 3 14.8 3.9-42.5 20 85.2 57.5-96.1
Non-Veteran 99 9 5.9 2.5-13.3 90 94.1 86.7-97.5

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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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