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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-FEMALES

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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 948 511 54.0 49.2-58.7 145 15.8 12.6-19.7 93 10.4 7.9-13.6 32 3.6 2.2- 5.9 167 16.2 13.0-19.9
African American 89 54 65.4 49.6-78.4 7 5.0 2.1-11.5 11 9.8 4.5-20.2 7 9.5 3.0-26.6 10 10.2 3.7-25.2
Other Minorities 36 22 61.2 32.1-84.0 3 9.4 1.8-36.5 4 13.2 3.6-38.0 1 6.0 0.8-33.8 6 10.2 3.4-26.9
AGE
18-44 102 54 55.1 41.5-68.0 6 11.3 4.0-27.8 18 16.4 9.4-27.2 3 3.5 1.0-11.0 21 13.7 8.3-21.8
45-54 152 73 44.5 34.2-55.3 12 6.2 3.1-12.1 26 18.7 11.8-28.3 8 5.6 1.9-15.2 33 25.0 15.9-37.0
55-64 219 115 57.1 47.6-66.1 34 15.7 10.3-23.3 24 7.6 4.5-12.4 8 3.1 1.5- 6.5 38 16.5 10.6-24.8
65+ 592 338 59.5 53.2-65.5 102 18.5 14.3-23.6 41 6.4 4.1- 9.9 21 4.8 2.3- 9.6 90 10.9 8.3-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 127 86 68.3 52.9-80.5 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 9 5.5 2.4-12.4 8 5.3 2.1-12.6 21 19.8 9.3-37.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 331 218 70.8 63.1-77.5 29 8.8 5.1-14.6 24 5.2 3.2- 8.6 13 6.0 2.7-12.6 47 9.2 6.2-13.5
Some Post-H.S. 290 141 47.7 39.8-55.7 51 16.6 12.0-22.6 37 15.7 10.5-22.9 8 3.0 1.3- 6.8 53 17.0 12.3-22.9
College Graduate 327 143 43.0 35.0-51.5 72 21.6 15.6-29.1 39 13.5 8.9-19.8 11 3.5 1.3- 9.1 62 18.4 12.8-25.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 100 60.9 46.7-73.5 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 15 8.3 4.3-15.6 10 6.7 2.9-14.4 29 21.1 10.5-38.0
$15,000- 24,999 187 112 63.0 52.7-72.3 21 9.4 5.4-15.9 13 6.4 2.5-15.2 6 3.9 1.5- 9.9 35 17.3 11.4-25.3
$25,000- 34,999 115 69 71.4 57.9-81.9 15 11.4 5.5-22.0 11 7.9 3.6-16.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 17 7.6 4.1-13.7
$35,000- 49,999 141 72 54.6 42.9-65.7 26 14.8 9.1-23.2 12 10.9 5.2-21.4 3 1.5 0.4- 4.9 28 18.2 11.1-28.4
$50,000- 74,999 140 64 47.2 36.1-58.6 34 24.4 15.8-35.7 19 14.6 8.4-24.1 5 2.7 1.0- 7.0 18 11.1 5.5-21.2
$75,000+ 155 60 39.1 29.5-49.6 33 20.2 12.4-31.1 22 14.5 8.6-23.2 6 6.0 1.9-16.9 34 20.3 13.3-29.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 514 288 55.7 48.7-62.5 59 11.4 8.1-16.0 48 9.5 6.3-14.1 22 4.5 2.2- 9.0 97 18.9 14.1-24.8
No 550 290 54.8 48.6-60.8 95 16.6 12.6-21.7 61 11.6 8.4-15.7 18 4.3 2.3- 7.9 86 12.7 9.3-17.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 25 12 40.6 20.1-65.1 2 3.4 0.7-15.2 2 16.9 4.3-47.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.8 8 36.1 16.6-61.5
Non-Veteran 964 524 54.9 50.0-59.6 143 15.0 11.9-18.7 99 10.9 8.3-14.0 34 4.1 2.4- 6.9 164 15.2 12.1-18.9

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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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