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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,514 1,112 6.5 6.0- 7.1 10,402 93.5 92.9-94.0
-Eastern NC 3,129 264 6.0 4.9- 7.3 2,865 94.0 92.7-95.1
GENDER
Male 1,096 86 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,010 95.6 93.8-96.9
Female 2,033 178 7.5 6.0- 9.4 1,855 92.5 90.6-94.0
RACE
White 2,089 199 6.6 5.3- 8.2 1,890 93.4 91.8-94.7
African American 698 45 5.0 3.2- 7.7 653 95.0 92.3-96.8
Other minorities 320 19 4.9 1.8-12.3 301 95.1 87.7-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 161 *** *** *** 156 97.9 92.4-99.5
Non-Hispanic 2,957 257 6.2 5.1- 7.6 2,700 93.8 92.4-94.9
AGE
18-34 469 *** *** *** 465 99.0 96.8-99.7
35-54 941 40 2.9 1.9- 4.6 901 97.1 95.4-98.1
55-64 689 57 10.7 7.2-15.6 632 89.3 84.4-92.8
65-74 543 87 17.1 12.4-23.2 456 82.9 76.8-87.6
75+ 451 74 17.0 12.1-23.3 377 83.0 76.7-87.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 442 40 5.9 3.4- 9.9 402 94.1 90.1-96.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 976 93 7.3 5.3-10.0 883 92.7 90.0-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 845 67 4.9 3.4- 7.1 778 95.1 92.9-96.6
College Graduate 862 63 5.6 4.0- 7.8 799 94.4 92.2-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 432 42 7.7 4.8-12.3 390 92.3 87.7-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 522 46 6.0 3.8- 9.4 476 94.0 90.6-96.2
$25,000- 34,999 303 22 5.8 2.6-12.7 281 94.2 87.3-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 425 33 6.3 3.5-10.9 392 93.7 89.1-96.5
$50,000+ 884 63 5.1 3.6- 7.2 821 94.9 92.8-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 968 136 14.2 10.9-18.3 832 85.8 81.7-89.1
No 2,008 118 3.5 2.6- 4.6 1,890 96.5 95.4-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 507 57 10.3 6.6-15.6 450 89.7 84.4-93.4
Non-Veteran 2,620 207 5.2 4.2- 6.4 2,413 94.8 93.6-95.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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