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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-FEMALES

Were you EVER denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of your cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,688 142 9.2 7.0-12.0 1,546 90.8 88.0-93.0
-FEMALES 1,105 99 9.5 7.0-12.7 1,006 90.5 87.3-93.0
RACE
White 968 80 8.2 5.9-11.5 888 91.8 88.5-94.1
African American 93 11 16.5 7.4-32.7 82 83.5 67.3-92.6
Other Minorities 41 7 13.3 4.6-32.6 34 86.7 67.4-95.4
AGE
18-44 105 11 12.1 4.9-26.9 94 87.9 73.1-95.1
45-54 157 16 9.2 5.4-15.2 141 90.8 84.8-94.6
55-64 223 33 16.1 9.5-26.2 190 83.9 73.8-90.5
65+ 609 39 5.6 3.6- 8.4 570 94.4 91.6-96.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 13 14.8 5.5-34.1 128 85.2 65.9-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 343 28 9.1 5.0-15.9 315 90.9 84.1-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 289 21 6.9 4.0-11.5 268 93.1 88.5-96.0
College Graduate 331 37 9.8 6.5-14.5 294 90.2 85.5-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 14 7.3 3.5-14.7 157 92.7 85.3-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 192 20 8.7 5.0-14.8 172 91.3 85.2-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 118 12 10.7 5.4-20.1 106 89.3 79.9-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 145 19 14.8 8.1-25.7 126 85.2 74.3-91.9
$50,000- 74,999 139 9 6.2 2.6-14.1 130 93.8 85.9-97.4
$75,000+ 158 14 6.7 3.6-12.2 144 93.3 87.8-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 533 57 11.0 7.5-15.9 476 89.0 84.1-92.5
No 560 40 8.5 5.3-13.3 520 91.5 86.7-94.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 26 0 0.0 . - . 26 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 989 88 9.7 7.0-13.2 901 90.3 86.8-93.0

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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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