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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.^
Breast Female reproductive* Male reproductive* Skin Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,855 339 17.5 15.1-20.3 223 12.2 10.0-14.8 183 9.8 8.1-11.9 685 36.7 33.4-40.2 425 23.7 20.7-27.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,745 324 17.9 15.4-20.8 183 9.6 7.8-11.7 177 10.4 8.6-12.6 655 38.4 35.0-42.0 406 23.7 20.7-26.8
No 109 15 12.7 6.3-24.0 40 44.8 28.5-62.3 6 2.6 1.1- 6.1 30 15.3 9.2-24.4 18 24.6 10.5-47.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 38 10 25.3 11.2-47.7 4 7.9 2.4-22.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 7 25.9 9.8-52.8 16 40.1 21.3-62.4
Recommended Range 624 119 19.5 15.2-24.6 65 9.4 6.5-13.4 50 7.4 5.2-10.6 244 40.5 34.5-46.7 146 23.2 17.9-29.6
Overweight 673 122 15.0 11.6-19.1 72 12.3 8.6-17.5 87 13.5 10.2-17.6 248 35.3 30.0-41.1 144 23.9 19.0-29.6
Obese 450 76 18.4 13.2-25.0 67 15.0 10.6-20.8 44 9.3 6.4-13.4 166 36.0 29.5-43.1 97 21.3 16.4-27.2
Current Smoker
No 1,585 298 18.0 15.3-21.1 158 10.0 7.9-12.7 169 10.9 9.0-13.3 614 38.7 35.0-42.4 346 22.4 19.3-25.8
Yes 259 40 13.6 8.9-20.2 65 25.3 17.7-34.6 13 3.6 1.8- 6.9 66 25.9 18.5-34.9 75 31.7 22.7-42.3
History of CVD**
Yes 349 38 10.5 6.8-15.9 37 9.5 6.3-14.2 45 12.8 8.7-18.3 133 41.9 33.9-50.4 96 25.3 19.1-32.6
No 1,476 296 18.7 15.9-21.9 181 12.6 10.1-15.7 136 9.3 7.4-11.5 541 36.0 32.3-39.8 322 23.4 20.0-27.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,750 323 17.4 14.9-20.2 215 12.4 10.1-15.1 173 10.1 8.3-12.2 642 36.9 33.4-40.5 397 23.3 20.3-26.7
Yes 93 16 21.2 11.3-36.2 8 10.1 4.4-21.4 8 7.0 3.2-14.6 34 31.4 20.9-44.3 27 30.4 18.1-46.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,759 322 17.4 14.9-20.3 217 12.4 10.1-15.1 173 9.9 8.1-12.0 643 36.6 33.1-40.2 404 23.7 20.7-27.1
Yes 68 13 20.6 9.3-39.7 4 5.9 1.7-18.5 7 11.0 4.7-23.5 29 39.3 24.8-56.0 15 23.1 9.7-45.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 194 31 13.5 8.4-21.0 38 29.7 18.9-43.5 15 5.5 3.0- 9.7 64 29.8 21.4-39.8 46 21.6 13.9-31.9
No 1,609 297 17.9 15.2-20.9 177 10.0 8.1-12.2 160 10.3 8.4-12.6 604 37.8 34.2-41.5 371 24.0 20.8-27.6
Current Asthma
Yes 179 29 11.5 7.0-18.2 46 28.2 18.6-40.3 6 2.9 0.9- 9.0 52 29.6 20.2-41.1 46 27.8 18.2-40.0
No 1,666 307 18.2 15.6-21.2 176 10.4 8.3-12.9 175 10.6 8.7-12.8 631 37.6 34.0-41.2 377 23.3 20.2-26.7
Diabetes
Yes 309 55 20.4 13.6-29.5 44 18.8 11.9-28.4 35 12.9 8.1-19.7 93 23.4 17.7-30.1 82 24.6 18.5-31.9
No 1,545 284 17.0 14.5-19.9 179 10.9 8.8-13.5 147 9.2 7.5-11.3 592 39.3 35.6-43.1 343 23.6 20.3-27.3
Disability
Yes 883 164 20.0 16.0-24.7 107 14.8 11.0-19.7 80 9.4 7.0-12.5 288 28.8 24.5-33.5 244 27.1 22.4-32.3
No 937 170 15.7 12.8-19.1 113 10.3 8.0-13.3 97 9.9 7.6-12.7 389 43.8 39.1-48.6 168 20.3 16.8-24.4

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Female reproductive cancer includes cervical cancer, cancer of the uterus, and ovarian cancer.
Male reproductive cancer includes prostate and testicular cancer.
See 2009 questionnaire for other types of cancer listed.

**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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