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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 12,615 1,906 10.3 9.6-11.0 10,709 89.7 89.0-90.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,053 1,788 11.6 10.8-12.4 9,265 88.4 87.6-89.2
No 1,536 117 4.4 3.1- 6.1 1,419 95.6 93.9-96.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 38 11.9 7.3-18.8 167 88.1 81.2-92.7
Recommended Range 4,006 638 10.6 9.4-12.0 3,368 89.4 88.0-90.6
Overweight 4,327 688 11.6 10.3-12.9 3,639 88.4 87.1-89.7
Obese 3,511 468 8.5 7.4- 9.8 3,043 91.5 90.2-92.6
Current Smoker
No 10,303 1,620 11.0 10.2-11.8 8,683 89.0 88.2-89.8
Yes 2,260 274 7.4 6.1- 9.0 1,986 92.6 91.0-93.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,516 364 20.1 17.0-23.7 1,152 79.9 76.3-83.0
No 10,971 1,511 9.3 8.6-10.0 9,460 90.7 90.0-91.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,436 1,798 11.1 10.3-11.9 9,638 88.9 88.1-89.7
Yes 1,054 95 5.2 3.9- 6.9 959 94.8 93.1-96.1
Heavy Drinker
No 11,952 1,809 10.3 9.6-11.1 10,143 89.7 88.9-90.4
Yes 463 68 8.5 5.9-12.1 395 91.5 87.9-94.1
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,431 204 9.0 7.2-11.2 1,227 91.0 88.8-92.8
No 10,918 1,649 10.5 9.7-11.3 9,269 89.5 88.7-90.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,054 189 13.1 10.4-16.3 865 86.9 83.7-89.6
No 11,504 1,706 10.0 9.3-10.8 9,798 90.0 89.2-90.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,643 323 16.8 14.2-19.7 1,320 83.2 80.3-85.8
No 10,956 1,582 9.6 8.9-10.3 9,374 90.4 89.7-91.1
Disability
Yes 4,467 911 14.9 13.4-16.5 3,556 85.1 83.5-86.6
No 7,860 958 8.3 7.6- 9.2 6,902 91.7 90.8-92.4

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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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