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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-MALES

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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
-MALES 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
RACE
White 515 316 61.8 55.4-67.7 63 11.1 8.0-15.2 24 4.8 2.8- 8.0 18 2.2 1.3- 3.8 94 20.1 15.2-26.1
African American 30 20 71.8 44.1-89.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9 2 6.6 1.2-29.1 7 21.1 7.0-48.7
Other Minorities 23 13 49.6 25.6-73.8 1 4.5 0.6-26.6 1 14.4 2.2-56.0 2 10.8 1.7-45.7 6 20.7 8.0-43.9
AGE
18-44 17 12 70.8 39.8-89.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.5 2.6-38.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.7 4.4-50.4
45-54 55 32 58.4 41.7-73.3 5 16.9 6.1-38.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 15 23.6 13.7-37.7
55-64 135 83 62.4 50.3-73.1 8 4.8 1.9-11.9 6 3.3 1.3- 8.4 7 4.0 1.6- 9.5 31 25.4 16.2-37.6
65+ 362 224 61.6 54.1-68.7 51 13.1 9.4-17.9 15 4.8 2.4- 9.3 14 3.5 1.7- 7.1 58 17.0 11.5-24.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 50 70.0 54.8-81.8 4 3.3 1.2- 9.0 3 3.4 0.8-13.5 5 12.0 4.2-29.5 11 11.4 5.9-20.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 145 97 67.5 53.8-78.7 7 2.8 1.1- 6.7 4 2.6 0.6-10.3 6 1.4 0.5- 3.6 31 25.8 15.5-39.6
Some Post-H.S. 131 82 67.3 54.6-78.0 8 4.7 1.8-11.6 9 3.5 1.6- 7.5 4 1.8 0.6- 5.7 28 22.6 13.5-35.4
College Graduate 222 123 53.7 44.8-62.4 45 19.7 13.7-27.6 10 7.2 3.4-14.5 7 2.6 1.0- 6.2 37 16.8 10.8-25.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 23 68.8 49.3-83.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 3 5.9 1.4-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 10 24.3 11.9-43.3
$15,000- 24,999 80 48 69.4 52.7-82.2 2 1.1 0.3- 5.0 3 3.9 1.0-13.8 3 2.4 0.7- 7.7 24 23.2 12.6-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 70 49 79.5 66.9-88.2 8 7.6 3.4-16.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.6 3 2.6 0.8- 8.1 7 8.2 3.2-19.5
$35,000- 49,999 81 50 50.9 35.3-66.4 10 8.3 3.7-17.4 4 7.6 2.2-23.3 4 5.8 1.9-16.7 13 27.3 13.9-46.6
$50,000- 74,999 80 47 64.4 47.7-78.2 9 9.6 4.1-21.0 3 3.9 1.1-13.3 5 2.8 0.8- 9.3 16 19.3 9.7-34.8
$75,000+ 145 89 58.8 47.8-68.9 28 20.2 12.7-30.6 3 4.3 1.2-15.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 23 15.6 9.1-25.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 244 151 65.8 56.2-74.3 24 7.3 4.5-11.7 11 4.2 1.9- 9.4 11 3.1 1.5- 6.0 47 19.6 12.7-28.9
No 317 195 59.6 51.7-67.1 40 11.7 7.7-17.2 14 5.0 2.6- 9.7 10 3.0 1.3- 6.5 58 20.7 14.7-28.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 169 66.3 57.9-73.8 30 8.8 5.7-13.2 16 6.5 3.4-12.1 9 1.8 0.9- 3.7 47 16.6 10.9-24.6
Non-Veteran 258 158 59.9 50.4-68.6 29 10.6 6.4-16.8 6 2.9 1.0- 8.0 10 3.3 1.4- 7.4 55 23.4 16.4-32.3

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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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