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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cancer Survivors

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 340 54 9.9 7.1-13.7 286 90.1 86.3-92.9
Buncombe 383 79 15.1 11.7-19.2 304 84.9 80.8-88.3
Cabarrus 325 40 6.7 4.6- 9.7 285 93.3 90.3-95.4
Catawba 350 65 11.8 8.9-15.5 285 88.2 84.5-91.1
Cumberland 363 44 8.9 6.1-12.9 319 91.1 87.1-93.9
Davidson 395 61 9.9 7.4-13.2 334 90.1 86.8-92.6
Durham 400 66 10.1 7.6-13.3 334 89.9 86.7-92.4
Forsyth 363 56 10.5 7.7-14.0 307 89.5 86.0-92.3
Gaston 329 53 12.5 9.1-16.9 276 87.5 83.1-90.9
Guilford 403 56 9.7 7.1-13.2 347 90.3 86.8-92.9
Iredell 413 54 7.2 5.3- 9.8 359 92.8 90.2-94.7
Johnston 343 47 7.4 5.1-10.7 296 92.6 89.3-94.9
Mecklenburg 593 71 7.7 5.8-10.0 522 92.3 90.0-94.2
New Hanover 391 68 10.4 7.8-13.7 323 89.6 86.3-92.2
Onslow 368 53 12.6 9.3-17.0 315 87.4 83.0-90.7
Orange 356 61 13.1 9.9-17.2 295 86.9 82.8-90.1
Pitt 353 58 10.2 7.6-13.7 295 89.8 86.3-92.4
Randolph 339 54 9.4 6.8-13.0 285 90.6 87.0-93.2
Robeson 353 41 7.7 5.1-11.5 312 92.3 88.5-94.9
Rowan 420 69 11.0 8.3-14.5 351 89.0 85.5-91.7
Union 352 43 7.3 5.0-10.6 309 92.7 89.4-95.0
Wake 572 81 9.0 7.1-11.5 491 91.0 88.5-92.9
Wayne 369 44 8.3 5.9-11.5 325 91.7 88.5-94.1
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,454 495 10.9 9.4-12.6 2,959 89.1 87.4-90.6
Piedmont 6,456 966 9.7 8.8-10.6 5,490 90.3 89.4-91.2
Western NC 2,705 445 11.5 10.2-12.9 2,260 88.5 87.1-89.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,848 332 13.3 11.7-15.2 1,516 86.7 84.8-88.3
Northwest 2,872 430 9.3 8.2-10.6 2,442 90.7 89.4-91.8
Charlotte 1,717 229 8.5 7.1-10.2 1,488 91.5 89.8-92.9
Greensboro 1,572 246 10.5 8.5-12.8 1,326 89.5 87.2-91.5
Southern Regional 1,118 144 11.7 9.1-15.0 974 88.3 85.0-90.9
Coastal 540 88 8.4 6.0-11.7 452 91.6 88.3-94.0
Wake 1,432 209 9.2 7.6-11.0 1,223 90.8 89.0-92.4
Area L 132 26 16.3 10.0-25.4 106 83.7 74.6-90.0
Eastern 1,384 202 11.1 8.8-14.0 1,182 88.9 86.0-91.2

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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