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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-MALES

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
-MALES 583 43 8.8 5.3-14.4 540 91.2 85.6-94.7
RACE
White 525 35 6.9 4.7-10.1 490 93.1 89.9-95.3
African American 33 4 27.1 6.4-67.0 29 72.9 33.0-93.6
Other Minorities 23 4 7.3 2.3-20.7 19 92.7 79.3-97.7
AGE
18-44 17 2 24.9 4.8-68.4 15 75.1 31.6-95.2
45-54 56 6 9.7 3.7-23.4 50 90.3 76.6-96.3
55-64 135 16 9.5 5.2-16.9 119 90.5 83.1-94.8
65+ 373 19 5.4 3.1- 9.1 354 94.6 90.9-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 81 5 7.0 2.6-17.4 76 93.0 82.6-97.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 145 14 14.5 5.1-35.1 131 85.5 64.9-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 133 10 6.4 3.0-13.1 123 93.6 86.9-97.0
College Graduate 224 14 7.2 3.9-13.0 210 92.8 87.0-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 5 15.0 5.8-33.8 36 85.0 66.2-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 81 5 3.7 1.3- 9.9 76 96.3 90.1-98.7
$25,000- 34,999 71 5 8.2 3.0-20.5 66 91.8 79.5-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 81 3 3.4 0.9-12.1 78 96.6 87.9-99.1
$50,000- 74,999 81 11 22.7 7.9-50.1 70 77.3 49.9-92.1
$75,000+ 146 8 7.1 3.1-15.5 138 92.9 84.5-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 250 24 13.6 6.1-27.7 226 86.4 72.3-93.9
No 322 19 6.4 3.7-10.7 303 93.6 89.3-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 277 20 5.4 3.2- 9.0 257 94.6 91.0-96.8
Non-Veteran 264 18 11.1 5.3-21.8 246 88.9 78.2-94.7

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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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