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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors-FEMALES

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had cancer?

(Also see CDC - Optional Module:Cancer Survivorship)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,615 1,906 10.3 9.6-11.0 10,709 89.7 89.0-90.4
-FEMALES 7,910 1,243 12.1 11.1-13.2 6,667 87.9 86.8-88.9
RACE
White 6,265 1,091 13.8 12.7-15.1 5,174 86.2 84.9-87.3
African American 1,165 106 7.1 5.3- 9.5 1,059 92.9 90.5-94.7
Other Minorities 442 43 8.5 4.9-14.4 399 91.5 85.6-95.1
AGE
18-44 2,141 112 4.0 3.1- 5.3 2,029 96.0 94.7-96.9
45-54 1,461 175 13.3 10.9-16.1 1,286 86.7 83.9-89.1
55-64 1,620 257 16.2 13.7-19.0 1,363 83.8 81.0-86.3
65+ 2,609 686 26.5 23.9-29.3 1,923 73.5 70.7-76.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 974 159 11.1 8.4-14.5 815 88.9 85.5-91.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,357 384 14.0 11.9-16.3 1,973 86.0 83.7-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,095 328 10.1 8.7-11.8 1,767 89.9 88.2-91.3
College Graduate 2,474 370 12.5 10.8-14.5 2,104 87.5 85.5-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 976 193 14.1 11.0-17.9 783 85.9 82.1-89.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,309 221 11.5 9.4-14.0 1,088 88.5 86.0-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 819 137 14.8 10.9-19.6 682 85.2 80.4-89.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,021 154 11.1 8.8-13.8 867 88.9 86.2-91.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,058 150 11.7 9.4-14.4 908 88.3 85.6-90.6
$75,000+ 1,408 175 10.3 8.5-12.6 1,233 89.7 87.4-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,872 611 17.7 15.6-19.9 2,261 82.3 80.1-84.4
No 4,863 612 9.5 8.5-10.7 4,251 90.5 89.3-91.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 27 9.9 6.1-15.7 152 90.1 84.3-93.9
Non-Veteran 7,058 1,114 12.1 11.1-13.3 5,944 87.9 86.7-88.9

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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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