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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship

Were you EVER denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of your cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,688 142 9.2 7.0-12.0 1,546 90.8 88.0-93.0
GENDER
Male 583 43 8.8 5.3-14.4 540 91.2 85.6-94.7
Female 1,105 99 9.5 7.0-12.7 1,006 90.5 87.3-93.0
RACE
White 1,493 115 7.7 5.9- 9.9 1,378 92.3 90.1-94.1
African American 126 15 20.3 9.2-39.1 111 79.7 60.9-90.8
Asian 3 1 33.3 4.2-84.9 2 66.7 15.1-95.8
Native American 39 8 18.1 7.0-39.5 31 81.9 60.5-93.0
Other Minorities 22 2 4.4 0.9-19.7 20 95.6 80.3-99.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 1 2.5 0.3-16.3 28 97.5 83.7-99.7
-English Speaking 26 1 2.7 0.4-17.6 25 97.3 82.4-99.6
-Spanish Speaking 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,656 141 9.4 7.2-12.3 1,515 90.6 87.7-92.8
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 37 5 21.7 7.0-50.6 32 78.3 49.4-93.0
35-44 82 8 13.9 3.9-39.3 74 86.1 60.7-96.1
45-54 213 22 9.4 5.9-14.6 191 90.6 85.4-94.1
55-64 358 49 12.9 8.6-19.1 309 87.1 80.9-91.4
65-74 502 41 8.3 5.6-12.2 461 91.7 87.8-94.4
75+ 480 17 2.6 1.5- 4.7 463 97.4 95.3-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 18 11.9 5.3-24.5 204 88.1 75.5-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 488 42 11.0 6.2-18.8 446 89.0 81.2-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 422 31 6.6 4.3-10.2 391 93.4 89.8-95.7
College Graduate 555 51 8.7 6.2-12.1 504 91.3 87.9-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 19 9.0 5.0-15.7 193 91.0 84.3-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 273 25 6.7 4.1-10.9 248 93.3 89.1-95.9
$25,000- 34,999 189 17 9.7 5.6-16.4 172 90.3 83.6-94.4
$35,000- 49,999 226 22 9.8 5.6-16.7 204 90.2 83.3-94.4
$50,000-74,999 220 20 13.1 5.7-27.3 200 86.9 72.7-94.3
$75,000+ 304 22 6.9 4.1-11.3 282 93.1 88.7-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 783 81 12.0 8.0-17.5 702 88.0 82.5-92.0
No 882 59 7.6 5.3-10.7 823 92.4 89.3-94.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 303 20 5.1 3.0- 8.4 283 94.9 91.6-97.0
Non-Veteran 1,253 106 10.1 7.3-13.7 1,147 89.9 86.3-92.7

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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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