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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Cancer Survivorship

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 44 2 8.6 2.1-29.6 42 91.4 70.4-97.9
Buncombe 66 4 8.6 3.1-21.6 62 91.4 78.4-96.9
Cabarrus 37 1 2.8 0.4-17.5 36 97.2 82.5-99.6
Catawba 58 6 14.3 6.5-28.5 52 85.7 71.5-93.5
Cumberland 35 3 6.2 1.8-19.2 32 93.8 80.8-98.2
Davidson 55 7 10.4 4.6-21.8 48 89.6 78.2-95.4
Durham 62 2 2.7 0.6-11.3 60 97.3 88.7-99.4
Forsyth 50 8 15.6 7.6-29.5 42 84.4 70.5-92.4
Gaston 46 7 16.9 7.6-33.2 39 83.1 66.8-92.4
Guilford 50 6 8.9 3.8-19.6 44 91.1 80.4-96.2
Iredell 50 5 10.9 4.5-24.0 45 89.1 76.0-95.5
Johnston 43 8 18.3 8.3-35.5 35 81.7 64.5-91.7
Mecklenburg 67 5 7.4 2.9-17.7 62 92.6 82.3-97.1
New Hanover 63 3 5.4 1.7-15.8 60 94.6 84.2-98.3
Onslow 48 2 3.8 0.8-16.9 46 96.2 83.1-99.2
Orange 55 6 10.9 4.5-23.8 49 89.1 76.2-95.5
Pitt 51 1 3.8 0.5-22.2 50 96.2 77.8-99.5
Randolph 48 3 5.5 1.6-17.2 45 94.5 82.8-98.4
Robeson 33 4 21.3 5.9-53.9 29 78.7 46.1-94.1
Rowan 60 4 9.4 3.2-24.6 56 90.6 75.4-96.8
Union 41 2 3.4 0.8-13.1 39 96.6 86.9-99.2
Wake 68 6 8.1 3.5-17.9 62 91.9 82.1-96.5
Wayne 40 2 8.0 2.0-26.6 38 92.0 73.4-98.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 435 36 11.2 6.2-19.4 399 88.8 80.6-93.8
Piedmont 865 76 8.5 6.2-11.5 789 91.5 88.5-93.8
Western NC 388 30 8.2 5.3-12.5 358 91.8 87.5-94.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 290 24 8.8 5.3-14.3 266 91.2 85.7-94.7
Northwest 382 36 10.3 7.2-14.6 346 89.7 85.4-92.8
Charlotte 212 17 11.4 5.7-21.4 195 88.6 78.6-94.3
Greensboro 217 21 7.6 4.6-12.4 196 92.4 87.6-95.4
Southern Regional 119 12 6.5 3.1-13.4 107 93.5 86.6-96.9
Coastal 82 4 3.4 1.2- 9.2 78 96.6 90.8-98.8
Wake 187 16 6.1 3.3-11.1 171 93.9 88.9-96.7
Area L 20 4 31.0 10.6-62.9 16 69.0 37.1-89.4
Eastern 179 8 5.9 2.5-13.3 171 94.1 86.7-97.5

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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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