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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,880 175 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,705 91.5 89.6-93.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,764 170 9.0 7.3-11.1 1,594 91.0 88.9-92.7
No 115 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4 110 97.6 93.6-99.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 36 5 6.0 2.1-16.2 31 94.0 83.8-97.9
Recommended Range 630 59 8.4 6.1-11.4 571 91.6 88.6-93.9
Overweight 679 65 8.9 6.2-12.8 614 91.1 87.2-93.8
Obese 463 42 9.2 6.2-13.6 421 90.8 86.4-93.8
Current Smoker
No 1,598 150 8.9 7.1-11.0 1,448 91.1 89.0-92.9
Yes 270 24 6.7 3.9-11.2 246 93.3 88.8-96.1
History of CVD**
Yes 358 34 8.4 5.4-12.8 324 91.6 87.2-94.6
No 1,491 138 8.6 6.8-10.8 1,353 91.4 89.2-93.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,772 167 8.8 7.1-10.8 1,605 91.2 89.2-92.9
Yes 95 6 4.5 1.8-10.9 89 95.5 89.1-98.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,785 165 8.6 6.9-10.6 1,620 91.4 89.4-93.1
Yes 68 7 7.6 3.3-16.6 61 92.4 83.4-96.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 201 22 8.9 5.1-15.2 179 91.1 84.8-94.9
No 1,627 150 8.6 6.9-10.7 1,477 91.4 89.3-93.1
Current Asthma
Yes 188 15 10.3 4.3-22.7 173 89.7 77.3-95.7
No 1,682 159 8.3 6.8-10.2 1,523 91.7 89.8-93.2
Diabetes
Yes 317 22 4.4 2.6- 7.5 295 95.6 92.5-97.4
No 1,562 152 9.2 7.4-11.5 1,410 90.8 88.5-92.6
Disability
Yes 901 110 13.5 10.4-17.4 791 86.5 82.6-89.6
No 953 64 4.9 3.6- 6.6 889 95.1 93.4-96.4

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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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