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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship

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Respond.^
Family doctor Internist Oncologist Cancer surgeon Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,647 941 58.4 54.7-62.0 219 12.5 10.4-14.9 135 8.2 6.5-10.2 62 3.8 2.6- 5.4 290 17.2 14.6-20.2
GENDER
Male 571 352 62.4 56.3-68.2 64 9.8 7.1-13.4 26 4.7 2.8- 7.8 22 3.0 1.7- 5.1 107 20.2 15.5-25.8
Female 1,076 589 55.6 51.0-60.1 155 14.3 11.5-17.7 109 10.6 8.2-13.5 40 4.4 2.7- 6.9 183 15.2 12.3-18.7
RACE
White 1,463 827 57.2 53.4-61.0 208 13.9 11.5-16.6 117 8.1 6.3-10.3 50 3.0 2.0- 4.5 261 17.8 15.0-21.1
African American 119 74 67.7 53.7-79.1 7 3.2 1.4- 7.4 12 6.5 3.0-13.5 9 8.5 3.2-20.4 17 14.2 6.9-26.9
Asian 3 2 66.7 15.1-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 33.3 4.2-84.9
Native American 35 23 60.1 37.4-79.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 3 19.2 5.7-48.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 7 19.0 8.3-38.0
Other Minorities 21 10 54.0 22.7-82.4 3 12.2 2.8-39.8 2 10.7 1.8-44.6 2 13.0 2.9-42.6 4 10.1 2.7-31.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 17 74.9 49.2-90.2 3 10.8 2.6-35.2 3 5.3 1.4-18.8 1 6.0 0.8-33.3 2 3.0 0.4-18.1
-English Speaking 24 17 80.7 55.4-93.3 3 11.7 2.8-37.6 2 4.5 0.9-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.2 0.4-19.4
-Spanish Speaking 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 16.4 1.2-75.8 1 83.6 24.2-98.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,619 922 57.9 54.2-61.5 216 12.5 10.4-15.0 132 8.3 6.6-10.3 61 3.7 2.6- 5.4 288 17.6 14.9-20.7
AGE
18-24 3 1 69.5 16.5-96.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.3 1.8-77.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.2 0.9-58.6
25-34 34 15 37.3 20.9-57.2 2 11.8 3.0-37.0 8 27.4 12.9-48.9 2 8.1 2.0-27.4 7 15.4 6.8-31.4
35-44 82 50 67.1 50.4-80.3 4 7.1 1.6-25.9 11 10.3 4.6-21.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 16 15.0 7.1-28.8
45-54 207 105 48.3 39.4-57.3 17 9.1 4.9-16.5 28 13.8 8.8-21.1 9 4.1 1.4-11.3 48 24.6 17.2-33.9
55-64 354 198 59.7 52.1-66.8 42 10.4 7.0-15.2 30 5.5 3.5- 8.6 15 3.6 2.0- 6.4 69 20.9 15.2-28.1
65-74 490 284 58.1 51.8-64.2 84 16.9 13.0-21.7 30 5.6 3.5- 9.0 15 4.0 2.0- 7.8 77 15.4 11.0-21.1
75+ 464 278 62.7 55.5-69.5 69 15.3 11.2-20.6 26 5.7 3.2-10.1 20 4.5 2.1- 9.5 71 11.8 8.0-16.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 136 69.0 58.1-78.1 7 1.9 0.9- 4.2 12 4.7 2.2- 9.5 13 8.0 3.9-15.7 32 16.5 9.2-27.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 315 69.6 62.7-75.7 36 6.6 4.1-10.6 28 4.3 2.6- 7.0 19 4.3 2.1- 8.6 78 15.1 10.7-21.0
Some Post-H.S. 421 223 56.2 49.0-63.1 59 11.4 8.3-15.6 46 10.4 7.1-15.1 12 2.5 1.2- 4.9 81 19.4 14.4-25.7
College Graduate 549 266 47.6 41.6-53.7 117 20.8 16.3-26.1 49 10.8 7.5-15.2 18 3.1 1.5- 6.2 99 17.7 13.4-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 123 62.7 50.8-73.3 9 2.5 1.2- 5.2 18 7.8 4.3-13.8 10 5.2 2.3-11.2 39 21.8 12.6-35.0
$15,000- 24,999 267 160 65.6 56.5-73.7 23 6.1 3.6-10.2 16 5.4 2.5-11.2 9 3.3 1.5- 7.0 59 19.6 13.8-27.1
$25,000- 34,999 185 118 74.7 65.5-82.1 23 9.9 5.7-16.6 14 5.5 2.8-10.7 6 2.1 0.9- 4.8 24 7.8 4.6-13.0
$35,000- 49,999 222 122 52.9 43.2-62.4 36 11.8 7.8-17.6 16 9.4 4.9-17.3 7 3.5 1.4- 8.4 41 22.4 14.5-32.9
$50,000-74,999 220 111 54.3 44.4-63.9 43 18.2 12.2-26.3 22 10.2 6.1-16.5 10 2.8 1.3- 5.9 34 14.5 9.0-22.6
$75,000+ 300 149 48.7 41.3-56.2 61 20.2 14.5-27.4 25 9.5 5.8-15.2 8 3.6 1.3- 9.3 57 18.0 12.9-24.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 758 439 59.4 53.7-64.9 83 9.9 7.4-13.1 59 7.6 5.2-10.8 33 4.0 2.3- 6.8 144 19.1 15.0-24.0
No 867 485 56.8 52.0-61.6 135 14.5 11.5-18.2 75 8.8 6.6-11.7 28 3.7 2.3- 6.1 144 16.1 12.8-20.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 181 64.6 56.6-71.9 32 8.4 5.6-12.6 18 7.1 3.9-12.6 10 1.9 1.0- 3.7 55 17.9 12.2-25.4
Non-Veteran 1,222 682 56.3 51.9-60.6 172 13.7 11.1-16.8 105 8.5 6.6-11.0 44 3.9 2.5- 6.0 219 17.6 14.5-21.2

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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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