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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship

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where you should return or who you should see for routine cancer check-ups after
completing treatment for cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,661 1,153 69.8 66.3-73.1 508 30.2 26.9-33.7
GENDER
Male 574 397 73.1 67.8-77.7 177 26.9 22.3-32.2
Female 1,087 756 67.6 62.9-72.0 331 32.4 28.0-37.1
RACE
White 1,468 1,019 69.6 66.0-73.0 449 30.4 27.0-34.0
African American 126 95 76.8 62.7-86.8 31 23.2 13.2-37.3
Asian 3 2 66.7 15.1-95.8 1 33.3 4.2-84.9
Native American 39 23 60.3 39.3-78.1 16 39.7 21.9-60.7
Other Minorities 20 12 51.0 18.0-83.2 8 49.0 16.8-82.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 19 90.8 78.4-96.4 8 9.2 3.6-21.6
-English Speaking 25 18 91.3 78.2-96.8 7 8.7 3.2-21.8
-Spanish Speaking 2 1 83.6 24.2-98.8 1 16.4 1.2-75.8
Non-Hispanic 1,632 1,133 69.2 65.6-72.6 499 30.8 27.4-34.4
AGE
18-24 3 2 79.7 22.4-98.2 1 20.3 1.8-77.6
25-34 37 29 82.9 64.6-92.8 8 17.1 7.2-35.4
35-44 82 61 78.0 62.6-88.2 21 22.0 11.8-37.4
45-54 212 156 73.7 64.5-81.2 56 26.3 18.8-35.5
55-64 353 257 73.2 66.1-79.4 96 26.8 20.6-33.9
65-74 498 346 68.0 61.8-73.6 152 32.0 26.4-38.2
75+ 463 294 59.4 51.5-66.8 169 40.6 33.2-48.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 131 62.1 51.2-71.9 84 37.9 28.1-48.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 481 317 63.7 56.5-70.4 164 36.3 29.6-43.5
Some Post-H.S. 416 285 68.8 61.8-74.9 131 31.2 25.1-38.2
College Graduate 548 419 77.8 71.9-82.7 129 22.2 17.3-28.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 126 54.8 43.2-66.0 80 45.2 34.0-56.8
$15,000- 24,999 270 186 68.6 59.2-76.7 84 31.4 23.3-40.8
$25,000- 34,999 187 126 66.3 53.5-77.1 61 33.7 22.9-46.5
$35,000- 49,999 223 159 68.3 58.5-76.7 64 31.7 23.3-41.5
$50,000-74,999 218 157 76.9 68.7-83.4 61 23.1 16.6-31.3
$75,000+ 302 238 77.3 70.0-83.3 64 22.7 16.7-30.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 765 512 68.9 63.5-73.8 253 31.1 26.2-36.5
No 872 627 70.5 65.7-74.9 245 29.5 25.1-34.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 298 203 69.4 62.0-76.0 95 30.6 24.0-38.0
Non-Veteran 1,236 852 70.0 65.9-73.9 384 30.0 26.1-34.1

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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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