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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 35 Age 35 to 55 Age 55 to 65 Age 65 to 75 Age 75 and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,811 263 17.4 14.7-20.5 601 37.2 33.8-40.8 443 22.9 20.1-26.1 343 14.5 12.4-16.8 161 7.9 6.3-10.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 140 19 17.5 8.6-32.3 47 36.3 23.8-51.0 39 25.0 15.6-37.4 27 15.6 8.3-27.3 8 5.6 2.2-13.2
GENDER
Male 40 2 17.0 3.3-55.2 9 30.4 9.6-64.1 18 38.2 18.3-63.2 11 14.3 5.5-32.4 0 0.0 . - .
Female 100 17 17.8 9.3-31.2 38 39.9 27.0-54.4 21 16.9 8.1-31.9 16 16.4 7.2-33.1 8 9.0 3.7-20.4
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 140 19 17.5 8.6-32.3 47 36.3 23.8-51.0 39 25.0 15.6-37.4 27 15.6 8.3-27.3 8 5.6 2.2-13.2
AGE
18-44 11 8 51.1 12.1-88.8 3 48.9 11.2-87.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 20 4 25.7 7.7-58.7 16 74.3 41.3-92.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 41 5 9.4 3.4-23.9 18 32.5 17.0-53.0 18 58.1 37.0-76.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
65+ 67 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 10 11.8 5.2-24.5 21 27.3 15.6-43.3 27 47.3 29.6-65.6 7 12.1 4.5-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 26 5 27.0 8.0-61.2 6 14.8 4.5-39.1 6 28.8 11.4-56.2 6 21.6 6.8-50.9 3 7.8 1.6-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 49 3 14.8 2.8-51.2 17 42.0 19.8-68.1 16 28.2 12.1-52.6 9 7.5 3.0-17.7 4 7.5 2.0-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 36 7 15.1 6.2-32.3 11 29.2 13.6-51.8 8 17.7 7.5-36.3 9 33.1 12.8-62.6 1 4.9 0.7-27.9
College Graduate 29 4 18.4 6.1-43.8 13 50.8 27.2-74.1 9 23.2 8.8-48.7 3 7.6 1.8-27.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 4 7.9 2.6-21.4 12 33.5 15.0-58.9 9 21.6 9.2-42.9 8 24.8 7.2-58.3 6 12.2 3.7-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 25 7 56.9 27.3-82.3 9 21.5 8.2-45.6 5 9.2 2.7-26.7 4 12.4 3.6-35.3 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 16 3 11.9 3.1-36.5 6 65.1 36.6-85.8 3 10.6 2.3-37.7 4 12.3 3.8-33.6 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 18 1 12.6 1.8-52.7 4 22.7 6.7-54.5 9 45.4 21.0-72.2 4 19.4 6.4-45.7 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000- 74,999 14 1 2.0 0.2-15.5 8 65.3 24.0-91.8 4 31.8 7.1-73.9 1 0.9 0.1- 7.5 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 11 1 6.3 0.8-35.7 5 53.2 20.7-83.1 4 33.6 8.9-72.3 1 6.9 0.9-38.0 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 83 9 9.7 3.4-24.8 28 38.8 21.5-59.5 25 30.6 16.9-48.8 15 14.0 5.1-33.0 6 6.9 2.4-18.3
No 54 8 15.8 7.2-31.3 18 37.3 22.8-54.6 14 20.3 10.1-36.8 12 22.0 11.3-38.5 2 4.5 0.7-23.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 22 2 15.8 3.9-46.4 5 10.8 4.0-26.2 8 39.2 18.7-64.3 7 34.2 15.1-60.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 98 14 18.0 7.7-36.8 36 39.7 24.6-57.1 24 22.6 12.3-37.8 19 15.4 7.1-30.3 5 4.3 1.3-13.8

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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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