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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,896 1,605 85.2 82.5-87.4 234 12.1 10.0-14.5 57 2.8 1.8- 4.1
GENDER
Male 659 561 86.6 82.4-89.8 74 10.4 7.5-14.1 24 3.1 1.6- 5.8
Female 1,237 1,044 84.2 80.7-87.2 160 13.2 10.5-16.6 33 2.5 1.5- 4.3
RACE
White 1,678 1,404 83.7 80.8-86.3 220 13.2 10.9-15.9 54 3.1 2.0- 4.7
African American 144 136 94.5 88.0-97.5 7 4.9 2.0-11.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
Asian 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 42 37 88.5 64.2-97.0 4 8.6 1.6-35.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.5
Other Minorities 23 20 92.1 74.0-98.0 2 6.6 1.5-25.3 1 1.3 0.2- 9.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 27 97.5 86.8-99.6 2 2.5 0.4-13.2 0 0.0 . - .
-English Speaking 26 24 97.3 85.7-99.5 2 2.7 0.5-14.3 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,863 1,574 84.8 82.2-87.2 232 12.3 10.2-14.8 57 2.8 1.9- 4.2
AGE
18-24 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 91 82 86.3 68.4-94.8 8 11.7 3.9-30.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.0
45-54 234 202 85.7 78.0-91.0 26 11.2 6.8-18.0 6 3.1 0.9- 9.9
55-64 404 342 85.3 79.8-89.4 46 10.5 7.2-15.0 16 4.3 2.0- 8.8
65-74 563 478 84.6 79.5-88.7 70 13.2 9.3-18.3 15 2.2 1.2- 4.2
75+ 547 444 81.7 76.6-85.9 84 16.0 12.0-21.0 19 2.4 1.3- 4.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 258 224 86.9 78.4-92.4 25 11.7 6.4-20.4 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 545 475 87.2 81.6-91.4 56 10.7 6.9-16.3 14 2.0 0.9- 4.6
Some Post-H.S. 477 406 84.2 78.8-88.5 56 12.5 8.7-17.7 15 3.2 1.7- 6.1
College Graduate 614 499 83.5 79.0-87.1 96 13.0 10.0-16.8 19 3.5 1.7- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 204 88.7 82.1-93.0 27 9.7 5.7-16.2 7 1.6 0.6- 4.3
$15,000- 24,999 315 273 90.6 85.6-94.0 32 7.1 4.1-11.8 10 2.3 1.0- 5.1
$25,000- 34,999 213 178 78.1 65.1-87.2 30 20.4 11.5-33.7 5 1.5 0.6- 3.7
$35,000- 49,999 251 216 82.9 73.5-89.4 26 12.6 7.1-21.4 9 4.5 1.7-11.6
$50,000-74,999 235 192 82.3 74.3-88.2 36 14.1 9.1-21.0 7 3.6 1.2-10.7
$75,000+ 338 279 86.0 80.9-89.9 48 10.4 7.5-14.4 11 3.5 1.4- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 905 731 80.2 75.6-84.1 137 16.3 12.6-20.7 37 3.5 2.1- 5.7
No 956 843 88.8 85.6-91.4 93 8.9 6.7-11.7 20 2.3 1.2- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 339 270 80.4 73.3-85.9 55 16.4 11.3-23.3 14 3.2 1.5- 6.8
Non-Veteran 1,407 1,208 86.2 83.1-88.8 157 11.0 8.7-13.8 42 2.8 1.7- 4.6

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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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