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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 35 Age 35 to 55 Age 55 to 65 Age 65 to 75 Age 75 and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,811 263 17.4 14.7-20.5 601 37.2 33.8-40.8 443 22.9 20.1-26.1 343 14.5 12.4-16.8 161 7.9 6.3-10.0
GENDER
Male 635 47 10.6 7.1-15.7 178 32.5 27.0-38.6 205 32.0 26.8-37.7 148 17.0 13.7-20.9 57 7.8 5.1-11.8
Female 1,176 216 21.9 18.3-26.0 423 40.3 36.0-44.7 238 16.9 13.8-20.5 195 12.8 10.3-15.8 104 8.0 6.1-10.5
RACE
White 1,599 227 17.3 14.5-20.5 529 37.3 33.8-40.9 386 22.3 19.4-25.4 307 14.8 12.7-17.2 150 8.4 6.6-10.7
African American 140 19 17.5 8.6-32.3 47 36.3 23.8-51.0 39 25.0 15.6-37.4 27 15.6 8.3-27.3 8 5.6 2.2-13.2
Asian 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Native American 41 12 28.1 12.1-52.6 18 54.6 30.0-77.1 7 12.1 3.6-33.3 4 5.2 1.6-16.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 23 4 15.0 4.4-40.0 5 20.6 6.5-49.4 8 47.3 17.8-78.8 4 7.1 2.0-22.0 2 10.0 1.6-42.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 27 8 24.3 9.4-50.0 10 26.2 10.6-51.4 4 12.3 3.8-33.1 4 17.5 4.3-50.1 1 19.8 3.1-65.2
-English Speaking 24 8 26.4 10.0-53.7 8 25.7 9.6-52.8 3 7.5 2.0-24.5 4 18.9 4.6-53.1 1 21.5 3.4-67.7
-Spanish Speaking 3 0 0.0 . - . 2 31.9 4.0-83.9 1 68.1 16.1-96.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,781 255 17.3 14.6-20.4 591 37.5 34.1-41.1 438 23.2 20.2-26.3 338 14.4 12.4-16.7 159 7.6 6.1- 9.5
AGE
18-24 3 2 30.5 3.7-83.5 1 69.5 16.5-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 39 39 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 91 52 47.8 32.4-63.7 39 52.2 36.3-67.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 229 58 21.5 15.4-29.2 171 78.5 70.8-84.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
55-64 398 52 13.2 8.7-19.4 185 40.6 33.9-47.5 161 46.3 39.0-53.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
65-74 544 38 6.0 4.0- 8.9 124 24.6 19.5-30.6 207 36.8 31.4-42.6 174 32.4 27.1-38.2 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
75+ 497 22 3.9 2.1- 6.8 76 14.2 10.2-19.5 73 15.4 10.3-22.3 167 31.8 25.8-38.5 159 34.7 28.3-41.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 236 25 15.0 7.8-26.8 56 26.2 17.9-36.6 58 22.2 15.7-30.3 65 25.8 18.4-34.7 32 10.9 6.4-18.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 517 78 19.3 13.8-26.4 154 36.8 29.9-44.3 120 20.4 15.5-26.3 111 15.2 11.5-19.9 54 8.3 5.7-11.9
Some Post-H.S. 460 77 16.9 12.7-22.2 150 33.7 27.7-40.3 118 28.1 21.8-35.3 79 13.0 9.1-18.1 36 8.3 4.8-14.2
College Graduate 596 82 17.0 13.0-22.0 240 43.4 37.7-49.2 147 21.8 17.3-27.0 88 11.3 8.6-14.8 39 6.5 4.2- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 38 14.7 9.8-21.5 70 36.9 27.0-47.9 43 16.6 10.7-24.9 45 19.5 11.5-31.1 26 12.3 6.9-20.9
$15,000- 24,999 304 45 23.0 15.0-33.7 83 26.1 19.2-34.5 87 22.8 16.6-30.4 59 16.6 11.6-23.3 30 11.4 6.1-20.5
$25,000- 34,999 207 31 15.8 8.3-28.2 58 31.2 21.5-42.9 53 27.1 17.1-40.2 46 18.2 12.1-26.5 19 7.6 4.1-13.8
$35,000- 49,999 238 27 13.0 8.1-20.3 82 36.8 28.1-46.6 62 28.6 20.8-38.0 54 17.0 11.4-24.6 13 4.5 2.1- 9.3
$50,000-74,999 233 42 17.3 11.5-25.3 83 40.5 31.0-50.8 60 23.3 16.7-31.6 34 12.2 7.7-18.9 14 6.6 3.1-13.4
$75,000+ 334 52 19.0 13.9-25.3 150 51.5 44.5-58.5 85 19.9 15.4-25.4 37 8.1 5.4-11.8 10 1.5 0.8- 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 856 115 14.5 10.9-19.1 265 37.7 32.3-43.3 206 22.2 18.2-26.7 180 15.8 12.7-19.5 90 9.8 7.4-12.9
No 924 142 18.8 15.3-22.8 328 37.4 33.0-42.1 233 24.0 20.0-28.5 157 13.6 11.0-16.8 64 6.2 4.1- 9.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 326 26 11.0 6.6-17.7 77 24.1 18.0-31.4 95 29.1 22.9-36.1 87 20.9 16.0-26.9 41 15.0 9.3-23.1
Non-Veteran 1,339 211 19.1 15.8-22.8 487 41.3 37.2-45.6 306 20.5 17.4-24.0 231 13.0 10.7-15.7 104 6.1 4.6- 8.0

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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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