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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Breast Female reproductive* Male reproductive* Skin Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,855 339 17.5 15.1-20.3 223 12.2 10.0-14.8 183 9.8 8.1-11.9 685 36.7 33.4-40.2 425 23.7 20.7-27.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 139 52 34.4 23.1-47.7 22 15.6 8.3-27.4 18 11.5 5.8-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 47 38.5 25.4-53.5
GENDER
Male 39 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 18 31.4 14.3-55.8 0 0.0 . - . 21 68.6 44.2-85.7
Female 100 52 54.2 39.5-68.1 22 24.6 13.7-40.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 26 21.3 12.6-33.5
HISPANIC
Non-Hispanic 139 52 34.4 23.1-47.7 22 15.6 8.3-27.4 18 11.5 5.8-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 47 38.5 25.4-53.5
AGE
18-44 10 2 9.3 1.6-39.9 6 18.0 4.5-50.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 72.7 35.0-92.9
45-54 20 8 44.1 20.1-71.1 5 20.5 5.2-55.0 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 34.2 14.2-62.0
55-64 41 15 28.4 14.1-48.8 6 20.8 6.1-51.2 5 24.1 8.7-51.4 0 0.0 . - . 15 26.7 13.5-46.0
65+ 67 27 47.5 29.4-66.3 5 8.5 3.2-20.6 12 13.5 6.7-25.6 0 0.0 . - . 23 30.5 17.3-47.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 23 5 17.4 5.1-45.5 7 37.8 14.7-68.2 4 9.8 2.7-29.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 35.0 13.8-64.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 51 19 22.5 10.1-42.8 5 11.7 2.9-37.0 5 9.6 2.4-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 22 56.2 32.8-77.1
Some Post-H.S. 36 16 59.2 37.3-77.9 5 9.9 3.6-24.3 6 14.9 5.8-33.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 16.1 6.9-33.0
College Graduate 29 12 47.6 24.5-71.9 5 13.9 4.8-34.4 3 13.3 2.9-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 25.1 10.6-48.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 20 64.1 41.4-81.9 7 14.7 6.0-31.9 2 1.3 0.3- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 19.9 7.9-41.7
$15,000- 24,999 25 4 6.1 1.7-19.3 7 29.4 9.4-62.6 2 8.6 1.9-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 55.9 25.2-82.6
$25,000- 34,999 15 5 43.7 16.3-75.6 2 5.6 1.2-22.2 3 9.3 2.4-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 41.3 14.0-75.2
$35,000- 49,999 18 9 42.1 18.9-69.4 2 19.5 4.8-53.8 2 8.2 1.9-29.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 30.2 10.7-60.9
$50,000- 74,999 14 4 16.2 3.7-49.1 2 2.9 0.5-15.1 2 24.0 4.2-69.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 56.9 17.4-89.3
$75,000+ 11 4 37.8 12.1-73.0 1 5.8 0.7-33.6 4 38.3 11.6-74.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.1 3.3-58.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 81 30 36.3 20.9-55.2 12 17.0 7.0-35.7 11 12.3 5.0-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 28 34.4 18.1-55.5
No 55 22 38.3 23.8-55.3 10 16.4 8.2-30.3 7 12.5 4.6-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 16 32.8 18.9-50.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 21 2 2.8 0.6-11.3 1 6.3 0.9-34.0 8 46.4 23.3-71.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 44.5 22.0-69.5
Non-Veteran 97 38 36.2 22.7-52.2 18 17.1 8.5-31.6 7 6.2 1.8-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 34 40.5 25.0-58.2

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Female reproductive cancer includes cervical cancer, cancer of the uterus, and ovarian cancer.
Male reproductive cancer includes prostate and testicular cancer.
See 2009 questionnaire for other types of cancer listed.

^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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