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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Were you EVER denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of your cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,688 142 9.2 7.0-12.0 1,546 90.8 88.0-93.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,579 130 8.0 6.3-10.0 1,449 92.0 90.0-93.7
No 108 12 24.2 9.6-49.0 96 75.8 51.0-90.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 31 5 18.5 6.8-41.3 26 81.5 58.7-93.2
Recommended Range 562 40 8.8 4.7-15.7 522 91.2 84.3-95.3
Overweight 612 54 8.6 5.7-12.6 558 91.4 87.4-94.3
Obese 416 38 10.1 6.4-15.6 378 89.9 84.4-93.6
Current Smoker
No 1,435 120 8.9 6.6-11.8 1,315 91.1 88.2-93.4
Yes 242 22 11.5 6.0-20.9 220 88.5 79.1-94.0
History of CVD**
Yes 322 22 4.3 2.6- 7.0 300 95.7 93.0-97.4
No 1,339 118 10.3 7.7-13.6 1,221 89.7 86.4-92.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,589 132 9.2 6.9-12.2 1,457 90.8 87.8-93.1
Yes 88 9 8.9 4.1-18.3 79 91.1 81.7-95.9
Heavy Drinker
No 1,604 133 9.1 6.8-12.0 1,471 90.9 88.0-93.2
Yes 60 7 13.3 5.8-27.7 53 86.7 72.3-94.2
Poor Sleep***
Yes 177 22 13.7 6.7-25.7 155 86.3 74.3-93.3
No 1,463 120 8.9 6.6-11.8 1,343 91.1 88.2-93.4
Current Asthma
Yes 172 19 10.9 4.9-22.4 153 89.1 77.6-95.1
No 1,508 122 9.0 6.8-12.0 1,386 91.0 88.0-93.2
Diabetes
Yes 293 29 13.9 7.8-23.6 264 86.1 76.4-92.2
No 1,395 113 8.3 6.1-11.1 1,282 91.7 88.9-93.9
Disability
Yes 783 81 12.0 8.0-17.5 702 88.0 82.5-92.0
No 882 59 7.6 5.3-10.7 823 92.4 89.3-94.7

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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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