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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship-WHITES

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Family doctor Internist Oncologist Cancer surgeon Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,647 941 58.4 54.7-62.0 219 12.5 10.4-14.9 135 8.2 6.5-10.2 62 3.8 2.6- 5.4 290 17.2 14.6-20.2
-WHITES 1,463 827 57.2 53.4-61.0 208 13.9 11.5-16.6 117 8.1 6.3-10.3 50 3.0 2.0- 4.5 261 17.8 15.0-21.1
GENDER
Male 515 316 61.8 55.4-67.7 63 11.1 8.0-15.2 24 4.8 2.8- 8.0 18 2.2 1.3- 3.8 94 20.1 15.2-26.1
Female 948 511 54.0 49.2-58.7 145 15.8 12.6-19.7 93 10.4 7.9-13.6 32 3.6 2.2- 5.9 167 16.2 13.0-19.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 15 94.0 74.3-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.8 1.1-25.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Non-Hispanic 1,444 811 56.4 52.6-60.2 208 14.2 11.8-17.0 115 8.1 6.3-10.3 50 3.1 2.1- 4.5 260 18.2 15.3-21.5
AGE
18-44 103 59 57.9 44.3-70.5 6 9.9 3.5-25.0 16 15.3 8.3-26.3 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4 20 15.1 8.0-26.8
45-54 179 87 44.1 35.0-53.6 17 11.0 5.9-19.6 26 14.4 8.9-22.4 5 4.4 1.3-13.4 44 26.2 18.2-36.2
55-64 305 170 60.7 52.7-68.3 38 10.9 7.2-16.2 25 5.4 3.3- 8.9 12 2.9 1.5- 5.5 60 20.0 14.2-27.5
65+ 865 503 59.4 54.5-64.1 146 17.5 14.2-21.3 49 5.4 3.6- 8.0 31 3.0 1.9- 4.7 136 14.7 11.4-18.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 112 69.2 57.1-79.2 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 8 3.2 1.3- 7.7 11 5.7 2.8-11.5 29 19.4 10.6-32.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 415 276 68.4 61.3-74.8 34 7.8 4.7-12.5 23 4.2 2.4- 7.1 15 3.5 1.8- 6.7 67 16.1 11.2-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 375 197 55.8 48.0-63.2 53 11.3 8.0-15.7 41 10.7 7.1-15.9 10 1.9 0.9- 3.9 74 20.3 14.8-27.3
College Graduate 505 241 46.9 40.8-53.0 114 23.0 18.1-28.7 45 10.3 7.0-14.9 14 2.7 1.2- 6.1 91 17.1 12.8-22.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 96 60.9 47.4-72.9 8 3.5 1.6- 7.5 12 6.3 3.2-12.1 8 5.0 2.1-11.2 31 24.3 13.3-40.2
$15,000- 24,999 235 140 63.8 54.1-72.5 22 6.6 3.8-11.1 14 6.1 2.7-13.1 8 3.8 1.7- 8.3 51 19.8 13.6-27.9
$25,000- 34,999 161 100 72.4 62.4-80.6 22 11.6 6.6-19.6 10 3.9 1.9- 7.9 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 23 9.4 5.5-15.8
$35,000- 49,999 202 114 55.4 45.1-65.4 32 11.2 7.1-17.2 13 8.0 3.9-15.8 5 2.2 0.8- 6.2 38 23.1 14.7-34.3
$50,000- 74,999 197 97 52.1 42.8-61.3 42 21.4 14.6-30.2 20 10.2 5.9-17.1 7 2.6 1.1- 6.1 31 13.7 8.5-21.2
$75,000+ 284 140 48.8 41.1-56.5 59 21.1 15.1-28.6 24 9.3 5.6-15.1 7 3.6 1.3- 9.7 54 17.3 12.3-23.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 371 57.4 51.5-63.0 78 11.3 8.4-15.0 48 7.7 5.1-11.4 28 3.2 2.1- 5.0 127 20.5 16.0-25.7
No 791 440 56.6 51.5-61.6 129 15.6 12.4-19.6 68 8.4 6.1-11.4 21 2.9 1.6- 5.2 133 16.4 12.8-20.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 158 65.7 57.1-73.3 30 8.9 5.8-13.5 15 5.9 3.1-11.0 8 1.9 0.9- 3.9 48 17.7 11.6-26.0
Non-Veteran 1,099 604 54.4 49.9-58.9 165 15.4 12.5-18.9 91 8.4 6.4-11.1 39 3.3 2.1- 5.1 200 18.5 15.2-22.3

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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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