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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had cancer?

(Also see CDC - Optional Module:Cancer Survivorship)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,615 1,906 10.3 9.6-11.0 10,709 89.7 89.0-90.4
GENDER
Male 4,705 663 8.3 7.4- 9.4 4,042 91.7 90.6-92.6
Female 7,910 1,243 12.1 11.1-13.2 6,667 87.9 86.8-88.9
RACE
White 10,030 1,684 12.2 11.4-13.1 8,346 87.8 86.9-88.6
African American 1,729 147 6.1 4.7- 8.0 1,582 93.9 92.0-95.3
Asian 98 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 95 99.2 97.5-99.8
Native American 292 42 12.4 7.4-20.1 250 87.6 79.9-92.6
Other Minorities 383 23 3.1 1.5- 6.1 360 96.9 93.9-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 417 29 3.5 2.0- 6.1 388 96.5 93.9-98.0
-English Speaking 223 26 9.1 5.1-15.9 197 90.9 84.1-94.9
-Spanish Speaking 194 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 191 99.6 98.3-99.9
Non-Hispanic 12,165 1,873 10.8 10.1-11.6 10,292 89.2 88.4-89.9
AGE
18-24 377 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 374 99.6 98.3-99.9
25-34 1,149 39 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,110 97.8 96.7-98.6
35-44 1,874 91 4.8 3.5- 6.5 1,783 95.2 93.5-96.5
45-54 2,442 237 9.2 7.7-10.8 2,205 90.8 89.2-92.3
55-64 2,672 405 15.6 13.7-17.8 2,267 84.4 82.2-86.3
65-74 2,262 565 24.5 22.0-27.2 1,697 75.5 72.8-78.0
75+ 1,738 551 32.5 29.0-36.1 1,187 67.5 63.9-71.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,611 260 8.6 7.0-10.5 1,351 91.4 89.5-93.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,722 548 10.6 9.2-12.2 3,174 89.4 87.8-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,217 480 9.5 8.3-10.9 2,737 90.5 89.1-91.7
College Graduate 4,047 616 11.3 10.1-12.6 3,431 88.7 87.4-89.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,369 239 10.4 8.3-12.9 1,130 89.6 87.1-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,995 316 10.0 8.3-11.9 1,679 90.0 88.1-91.7
$25,000- 34,999 1,300 213 12.0 9.5-15.0 1,087 88.0 85.0-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,635 252 11.5 9.6-13.7 1,383 88.5 86.3-90.4
$50,000-74,999 1,756 236 10.0 8.3-12.1 1,520 90.0 87.9-91.7
$75,000+ 2,687 339 8.8 7.6-10.1 2,348 91.2 89.9-92.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,467 911 14.9 13.4-16.5 3,556 85.1 83.5-86.6
No 7,860 958 8.3 7.6- 9.2 6,902 91.7 90.8-92.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,643 343 15.1 13.0-17.5 1,300 84.9 82.5-87.0
Non-Veteran 9,916 1,412 9.6 8.8-10.4 8,504 90.4 89.6-91.2

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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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