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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivors--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,896 1,605 85.2 82.5-87.4 234 12.1 10.0-14.5 57 2.8 1.8- 4.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,779 1,499 85.4 82.9-87.5 223 11.7 9.8-13.9 57 3.0 2.0- 4.5
No 116 105 82.7 61.9-93.4 11 17.3 6.6-38.1 0 0.0 . - .
Body Mass Index
Underweight 38 32 90.0 74.8-96.4 5 7.9 2.4-22.9 1 2.1 0.3-14.1
Recommended Range 636 528 81.7 76.6-85.8 92 15.6 11.8-20.4 16 2.8 1.3- 5.6
Overweight 685 581 85.8 81.0-89.6 79 10.8 7.6-15.2 25 3.4 1.7- 6.6
Obese 465 403 87.5 82.8-91.1 49 10.5 7.1-15.2 13 2.0 1.1- 3.6
Current Smoker
No 1,613 1,368 85.7 82.9-88.1 197 11.6 9.5-14.2 48 2.7 1.7- 4.3
Yes 271 228 82.2 73.7-88.3 34 14.8 9.1-23.1 9 3.1 1.2- 7.7
History of CVD**
Yes 360 303 80.5 73.2-86.2 44 15.7 10.7-22.4 13 3.8 1.5- 9.3
No 1,505 1,275 86.1 83.2-88.5 187 11.4 9.2-14.1 43 2.6 1.6- 4.0
Binge Drinker
No 1,788 1,515 85.2 82.4-87.6 220 12.2 10.0-14.7 53 2.7 1.7- 4.1
Yes 95 80 85.2 74.1-92.0 12 10.7 5.4-20.1 3 4.1 1.0-15.0
Heavy Drinker
No 1,799 1,523 85.0 82.2-87.4 221 12.2 10.0-14.7 55 2.9 1.9- 4.3
Yes 68 55 88.0 78.1-93.7 11 10.4 5.2-19.8 2 1.6 0.3- 7.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 203 169 79.9 66.9-88.7 23 17.2 8.8-31.0 11 2.8 1.4- 5.6
No 1,640 1,392 86.0 83.4-88.2 202 11.2 9.3-13.5 46 2.8 1.8- 4.4
Current Asthma
Yes 188 160 85.4 76.2-91.4 23 10.6 6.2-17.7 5 4.0 1.0-14.6
No 1,698 1,435 85.1 82.3-87.5 211 12.3 10.1-14.9 52 2.6 1.7- 4.0
Diabetes
Yes 321 279 89.3 83.1-93.5 34 9.0 5.1-15.4 8 1.6 0.8- 3.4
No 1,574 1,325 84.3 81.4-86.9 200 12.7 10.4-15.4 49 3.0 1.9- 4.6
Disability
Yes 905 731 80.2 75.6-84.1 137 16.3 12.6-20.7 37 3.5 2.1- 5.7
No 956 843 88.8 85.6-91.4 93 8.9 6.7-11.7 20 2.3 1.2- 4.4

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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