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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 1,688 142 9.2 7.0-12.0 1,546 90.8 88.0-93.0
-WHITES 1,493 115 7.7 5.9- 9.9 1,378 92.3 90.1-94.1
GENDER
Male 525 35 6.9 4.7-10.1 490 93.1 89.9-95.3
Female 968 80 8.2 5.9-11.5 888 91.8 88.5-94.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 0 0.0 . - . 20 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,471 115 7.9 6.1-10.2 1,356 92.1 89.8-93.9
AGE
18-44 105 9 9.3 3.3-23.5 96 90.7 76.5-96.7
45-54 181 16 7.8 4.6-13.1 165 92.2 86.9-95.4
55-64 307 37 10.9 7.0-16.6 270 89.1 83.4-93.0
65+ 889 53 5.7 4.0- 8.0 836 94.3 92.0-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 183 15 12.8 5.2-28.4 168 87.2 71.6-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 423 31 6.4 4.0-10.1 392 93.6 89.9-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 376 27 6.3 3.9-10.1 349 93.7 89.9-96.1
College Graduate 510 42 8.2 5.7-11.9 468 91.8 88.1-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 15 10.1 5.2-18.5 144 89.9 81.5-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 241 20 6.7 3.9-11.5 221 93.3 88.5-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 165 14 9.0 4.9-16.0 151 91.0 84.0-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 205 19 9.7 5.3-17.3 186 90.3 82.7-94.7
$50,000- 74,999 197 16 8.0 4.3-14.6 181 92.0 85.4-95.7
$75,000+ 288 16 5.1 2.7- 9.4 272 94.9 90.6-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 670 66 9.4 7.0-12.4 604 90.6 87.6-93.0
No 802 47 6.8 4.5-10.2 755 93.2 89.8-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 266 16 5.1 2.9- 8.8 250 94.9 91.2-97.1
Non-Veteran 1,120 88 8.2 6.1-11.1 1,032 91.8 88.9-93.9

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^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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