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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship

Are you currently receiving treatment for cancer?
By treatment, we mean surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or chemotherapy drugs.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,880 175 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,705 91.5 89.6-93.1
GENDER
Male 655 66 8.1 6.0-10.9 589 91.9 89.1-94.0
Female 1,225 109 8.8 6.7-11.5 1,116 91.2 88.5-93.3
RACE
White 1,662 155 8.4 6.9-10.3 1,507 91.6 89.7-93.1
African American 143 15 7.5 3.9-14.1 128 92.5 85.9-96.1
Asian 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Native American 42 3 22.5 4.3-65.2 39 77.5 34.8-95.7
Other Minorities 23 1 3.4 0.4-22.2 22 96.6 77.8-99.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 29 0 0.0 . - . 29 100 . - .
-English Speaking 26 0 0.0 . - . 26 100 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,848 175 8.8 7.1-10.7 1,673 91.2 89.3-92.9
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 39 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 38 97.3 83.1-99.6
35-44 91 8 9.3 4.2-19.5 83 90.7 80.5-95.8
45-54 235 19 9.2 4.8-16.9 216 90.8 83.1-95.2
55-64 402 41 8.6 5.6-13.1 361 91.4 86.9-94.4
65-74 557 50 7.8 5.5-11.0 507 92.2 89.0-94.5
75+ 539 55 9.5 6.9-13.0 484 90.5 87.0-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 30 12.0 7.5-18.5 224 88.0 81.5-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 541 47 8.3 5.3-12.9 494 91.7 87.1-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 474 46 10.2 6.9-14.8 428 89.8 85.2-93.1
College Graduate 609 51 6.4 4.6- 8.8 558 93.6 91.2-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 18 8.1 4.2-15.2 216 91.9 84.8-95.8
$15,000- 24,999 314 38 13.9 9.1-20.8 276 86.1 79.2-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 211 22 11.1 5.2-22.1 189 88.9 77.9-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 252 24 9.8 5.7-16.4 228 90.2 83.6-94.3
$50,000-74,999 235 14 4.3 2.4- 7.8 221 95.7 92.2-97.6
$75,000+ 336 31 7.9 5.2-11.7 305 92.1 88.3-94.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 901 110 13.5 10.4-17.4 791 86.5 82.6-89.6
No 953 64 4.9 3.6- 6.6 889 95.1 93.4-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 338 32 8.3 5.5-12.3 306 91.7 87.7-94.5
Non-Veteran 1,393 127 8.5 6.6-10.9 1,266 91.5 89.1-93.4

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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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