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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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Family doctor Internist Oncologist Cancer surgeon Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,647 941 58.4 54.7-62.0 219 12.5 10.4-14.9 135 8.2 6.5-10.2 62 3.8 2.6- 5.4 290 17.2 14.6-20.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 119 74 67.7 53.7-79.1 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4 12 6.5 3.0-13.5 9 8.5 3.2-20.4 17 14.2 6.9-26.9
GENDER
Male 30 20 71.8 44.1-89.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9 2 6.6 1.2-29.1 7 21.1 7.0-48.7
Female 89 54 65.4 49.6-78.4 7 5.0 2.1-11.5 11 9.8 4.5-20.2 7 9.5 3.0-26.6 10 10.2 3.7-25.2
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 119 74 67.7 53.7-79.1 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4 12 6.5 3.0-13.5 9 8.5 3.2-20.4 17 14.2 6.9-26.9
AGE
18-44 9 5 85.1 51.6-96.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.3 0.8-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.6 1.6-41.5
45-54 20 14 69.4 38.6-89.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 13.1 3.2-40.9 3 3.0 0.8-10.5 1 14.4 2.1-56.5
55-64 32 18 56.8 30.8-79.6 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3 3 3.2 0.9-10.5 2 4.6 1.0-17.7 7 33.4 13.2-62.5
65+ 57 36 63.5 42.6-80.3 5 7.8 2.9-19.1 5 5.5 1.7-16.7 4 19.0 6.2-45.4 7 4.3 1.8- 9.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 19 12 61.3 29.8-85.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.1 1.9-39.5 2 22.7 5.5-59.9 3 5.9 1.6-19.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 45 30 77.3 53.4-91.0 2 2.2 0.4-10.9 4 2.7 0.8- 9.1 3 8.3 1.5-35.6 6 9.6 2.3-32.7
Some Post-H.S. 28 18 75.0 52.6-89.1 2 6.4 1.5-23.7 3 3.5 1.0-11.7 1 3.1 0.4-19.6 4 11.9 3.7-32.4
College Graduate 27 14 41.1 20.5-65.4 3 4.6 1.3-15.3 3 16.1 4.6-43.6 3 4.8 1.3-16.0 4 33.4 12.2-64.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 20 72.3 43.0-90.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 4 7.8 2.0-25.4 1 1.3 0.2- 9.3 5 17.7 4.0-52.6
$15,000- 24,999 19 12 79.7 52.0-93.5 1 4.7 0.6-29.0 1 1.3 0.2-10.0 1 1.0 0.1- 8.0 4 13.2 3.6-38.5
$25,000- 34,999 16 13 88.9 64.3-97.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 11.1 2.8-35.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 14 6 36.3 14.5-65.7 3 28.2 9.2-60.4 2 8.5 1.9-31.1 1 5.2 0.7-29.9 2 21.9 4.3-63.8
$50,000- 74,999 12 7 66.6 22.8-93.1 1 1.6 0.2-13.3 1 7.6 0.9-44.0 2 4.6 0.7-25.3 1 19.6 2.4-70.9
$75,000+ 11 6 45.4 16.5-77.8 1 2.1 0.3-15.0 1 17.6 2.5-63.8 1 5.2 0.7-31.0 2 29.7 6.6-71.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 67 43 70.9 50.7-85.2 3 2.5 0.7- 8.9 7 3.8 1.5- 9.0 5 8.9 2.3-28.8 9 13.9 4.7-34.3
No 50 30 58.4 40.5-74.3 4 5.1 1.7-14.5 5 12.6 4.5-30.5 4 9.4 2.6-28.4 7 14.6 5.5-33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 14 76.4 47.3-92.1 1 3.2 0.4-20.1 1 2.2 0.3-14.7 1 3.7 0.5-22.8 2 14.5 2.8-49.9
Non-Veteran 83 52 69.9 53.2-82.5 5 3.4 1.3- 8.9 10 7.6 3.3-16.5 4 7.7 2.2-23.9 12 11.4 4.3-27.0

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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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