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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,514 1,112 6.5 6.0- 7.1 10,402 93.5 92.9-94.0
GENDER
Male 4,303 370 5.1 4.4- 6.0 3,933 94.9 94.0-95.6
Female 7,211 742 7.8 7.0- 8.7 6,469 92.2 91.3-93.0
RACE
White 8,794 937 7.4 6.7- 8.1 7,857 92.6 91.9-93.3
African American 1,818 120 4.7 3.7- 6.1 1,698 95.3 93.9-96.3
Native American 269 36 12.5 7.2-20.8 233 87.5 79.2-92.8
Other Minorities 549 *** *** *** 539 99.3 98.4-99.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 524 16 1.5 0.7- 3.2 508 98.5 96.8-99.3
-English Speaking 232 11 2.5 1.0- 5.8 221 97.5 94.2-99.0
-Spanish Speaking 292 *** *** *** 287 99.0 96.2-99.7
Non-Hispanic 10,955 1,091 6.9 6.3- 7.6 9,864 93.1 92.4-93.7
AGE
18-34 1,427 20 1.1 0.7- 1.9 1,407 98.9 98.1-99.3
35-44 1,551 56 3.5 2.4- 4.9 1,495 96.5 95.1-97.6
45-54 2,084 121 5.3 4.1- 6.8 1,963 94.7 93.2-95.9
55-64 2,473 229 9.9 8.2-11.9 2,244 90.1 88.1-91.8
65-74 2,120 337 15.0 12.9-17.3 1,783 85.0 82.7-87.1
75+ 1,721 343 20.8 18.0-24.0 1,378 79.2 76.0-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,458 162 7.4 5.8- 9.4 1,296 92.6 90.6-94.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,302 352 7.1 6.1- 8.4 2,950 92.9 91.6-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,894 290 6.1 5.2- 7.2 2,604 93.9 92.8-94.8
College Graduate 3,831 306 5.7 4.9- 6.7 3,525 94.3 93.3-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,376 160 7.4 5.8- 9.4 1,216 92.6 90.6-94.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,951 198 6.8 5.4- 8.5 1,753 93.2 91.5-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 113 7.3 5.5- 9.7 1,006 92.7 90.3-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,408 144 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,264 93.3 91.4-94.8
$50,000-74,999 1,345 115 6.5 5.0- 8.5 1,230 93.5 91.5-95.0
$75,000+ 2,266 149 4.6 3.6- 5.9 2,117 95.4 94.1-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,409 516 13.3 11.7-15.1 2,893 86.7 84.9-88.3
No 7,549 546 4.4 3.9- 5.0 7,003 95.6 95.0-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,590 222 12.0 9.7-14.6 1,368 88.0 85.4-90.3
Non-Veteran 9,919 889 5.8 5.2- 6.4 9,030 94.2 93.6-94.8

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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).

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