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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.^
Less than age 35 Age 35 to 55 Age 55 to 65 Age 65 to 75 Age 75 and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,811 263 17.4 14.7-20.5 601 37.2 33.8-40.8 443 22.9 20.1-26.1 343 14.5 12.4-16.8 161 7.9 6.3-10.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,699 223 15.5 13.0-18.5 548 35.9 32.6-39.5 431 24.4 21.4-27.7 338 15.5 13.3-18.0 159 8.6 6.8-10.8
No 111 40 40.3 25.0-57.6 52 52.2 35.5-68.5 12 5.3 2.6-10.5 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 36 8 27.7 13.0-49.6 8 18.3 7.9-37.0 8 15.0 4.2-41.2 7 24.7 9.3-51.3 5 14.3 3.7-42.0
Recommended Range 601 68 13.8 10.0-18.7 201 41.1 34.8-47.8 140 20.9 16.1-26.7 112 13.0 10.0-16.8 80 11.2 8.2-15.0
Overweight 665 103 20.3 15.4-26.4 217 35.3 29.9-41.1 164 21.5 17.4-26.1 125 15.4 12.0-19.4 56 7.5 4.8-11.6
Obese 445 73 17.2 12.8-22.8 149 35.4 29.1-42.2 118 28.9 22.5-36.1 88 14.7 10.6-20.0 17 3.8 2.0- 7.3
Current Smoker
No 1,535 193 14.1 11.7-17.0 496 37.4 33.7-41.3 382 23.7 20.5-27.1 313 15.8 13.5-18.5 151 8.9 7.0-11.3
Yes 264 70 36.9 27.4-47.5 100 36.3 27.7-45.8 59 17.8 12.4-24.9 26 6.6 3.8-11.1 9 2.4 1.1- 5.4
History of CVD**
Yes 337 43 13.3 8.6-19.9 76 21.1 15.5-28.2 93 27.8 21.0-35.8 78 20.3 15.0-26.8 47 17.5 11.2-26.1
No 1,444 217 18.3 15.3-21.9 515 40.5 36.6-44.5 346 22.1 18.9-25.5 256 13.2 11.1-15.7 110 5.9 4.6- 7.7
Binge Drinker
No 1,705 238 16.6 13.8-19.7 544 36.0 32.5-39.7 428 23.6 20.6-26.8 336 15.3 13.1-17.8 159 8.5 6.7-10.7
Yes 95 24 30.3 18.8-44.8 51 52.3 38.4-65.8 13 13.5 6.8-25.0 7 3.9 1.5- 9.4 0 0.0 . - .
Heavy Drinker
No 1,718 251 17.6 14.8-20.8 555 36.4 32.9-40.1 425 22.9 20.0-26.2 332 14.8 12.7-17.2 155 8.2 6.5-10.4
Yes 66 8 10.3 4.3-22.7 33 56.7 39.5-72.3 13 19.4 9.2-36.4 9 11.3 5.1-23.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 196 50 36.9 25.7-49.6 70 38.6 28.7-49.5 38 14.6 9.4-22.0 26 6.0 3.7- 9.5 12 4.0 1.9- 7.9
No 1,572 207 15.0 12.5-17.9 520 37.1 33.4-40.9 396 24.1 21.0-27.6 305 15.4 13.2-18.0 144 8.3 6.5-10.6
Current Asthma
Yes 179 49 30.5 21.2-41.7 65 41.2 29.9-53.6 32 17.4 10.2-28.2 23 8.3 4.7-14.2 10 2.6 1.3- 5.2
No 1,624 213 16.0 13.2-19.2 533 36.8 33.2-40.5 409 23.5 20.5-26.9 318 15.2 13.0-17.7 151 8.6 6.7-10.8
Diabetes
Yes 307 36 13.7 8.3-22.0 76 25.0 18.6-32.6 89 29.5 22.3-37.9 83 23.0 16.4-31.1 23 8.8 5.1-15.0
No 1,503 227 18.2 15.2-21.6 525 39.6 35.7-43.5 354 21.7 18.7-25.1 260 12.9 10.9-15.1 137 7.7 5.9-10.0
Disability
Yes 856 115 14.5 10.9-19.1 265 37.7 32.3-43.3 206 22.2 18.2-26.7 180 15.8 12.7-19.5 90 9.8 7.4-12.9
No 924 142 18.8 15.3-22.8 328 37.4 33.0-42.1 233 24.0 20.0-28.5 157 13.6 11.0-16.8 64 6.2 4.1- 9.1

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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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