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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Have you EVER received advice from a doctor, nurse, or other health professional about
where you should return or who you should see for routine cancer check-ups after
completing treatment for cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,661 1,153 69.8 66.3-73.1 508 30.2 26.9-33.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,556 1,090 69.6 65.9-73.0 466 30.4 27.0-34.1
No 104 62 72.4 56.8-84.0 42 27.6 16.0-43.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 30 24 78.8 51.7-92.8 6 21.2 7.2-48.3
Recommended Range 549 395 72.3 65.7-78.0 154 27.7 22.0-34.3
Overweight 604 415 69.5 63.7-74.6 189 30.5 25.4-36.3
Obese 413 276 67.6 60.2-74.2 137 32.4 25.8-39.8
Current Smoker
No 1,412 983 70.5 66.7-74.0 429 29.5 26.0-33.3
Yes 238 162 65.3 54.8-74.5 76 34.7 25.5-45.2
History of CVD**
Yes 316 204 66.4 58.3-73.6 112 33.6 26.4-41.7
No 1,318 934 70.8 66.8-74.5 384 29.2 25.5-33.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,563 1,076 69.3 65.7-72.8 487 30.7 27.2-34.3
Yes 88 69 74.9 57.4-86.9 19 25.1 13.1-42.6
Heavy Drinker
No 1,577 1,088 69.5 65.9-72.9 489 30.5 27.1-34.1
Yes 61 48 71.9 49.0-87.2 13 28.1 12.8-51.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 171 105 66.1 54.9-75.7 66 33.9 24.3-45.1
No 1,443 1,018 70.2 66.4-73.8 425 29.8 26.2-33.6
Current Asthma
Yes 171 111 64.3 52.0-75.0 60 35.7 25.0-48.0
No 1,481 1,037 70.4 66.7-73.9 444 29.6 26.1-33.3
Diabetes
Yes 286 191 68.8 59.7-76.7 95 31.2 23.3-40.3
No 1,375 962 70.0 66.1-73.6 413 30.0 26.4-33.9
Disability
Yes 765 512 68.9 63.5-73.8 253 31.1 26.2-36.5
No 872 627 70.5 65.7-74.9 245 29.5 25.1-34.3

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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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