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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,430 614 6.4 5.7- 7.3 5,816 93.6 92.7-94.3
GENDER
Male 2,458 209 5.2 4.3- 6.4 2,249 94.8 93.6-95.7
Female 3,972 405 7.6 6.5- 8.7 3,567 92.4 91.3-93.5
RACE
White 4,910 518 7.5 6.6- 8.5 4,392 92.5 91.5-93.4
African American 1,074 72 4.6 3.3- 6.3 1,002 95.4 93.7-96.7
Other minorities 396 16 2.2 1.2- 4.0 380 97.8 96.0-98.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 314 *** *** *** 307 98.9 96.4-99.7
Non-Hispanic 6,097 604 6.9 6.1- 7.8 5,493 93.1 92.2-93.9
AGE
18-34 793 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 780 98.9 97.8-99.4
35-54 2,142 105 4.9 3.8- 6.3 2,037 95.1 93.7-96.2
55-64 1,320 125 10.0 7.9-12.7 1,195 90.0 87.3-92.1
65-74 1,156 169 13.1 10.8-15.8 987 86.9 84.2-89.2
75+ 935 198 22.1 18.2-26.7 737 77.9 73.3-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 735 91 8.1 5.9-11.0 644 91.9 89.0-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,742 196 7.2 5.8- 8.9 1,546 92.8 91.1-94.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 153 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,380 94.0 92.4-95.2
College Graduate 2,397 173 5.3 4.3- 6.6 2,224 94.7 93.4-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 650 76 6.9 4.8- 9.6 574 93.1 90.4-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 104 6.6 4.9- 9.0 948 93.4 91.0-95.1
$25,000- 34,999 580 65 7.4 5.2-10.4 515 92.6 89.6-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 751 80 6.8 4.9- 9.2 671 93.2 90.8-95.1
$50,000+ 2,257 156 5.2 4.1- 6.6 2,101 94.8 93.4-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,753 279 13.5 11.4-15.9 1,474 86.5 84.1-88.6
No 4,358 307 4.4 3.7- 5.2 4,051 95.6 94.8-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 807 120 12.5 9.5-16.3 687 87.5 83.7-90.5
Non-Veteran 5,620 493 5.7 5.0- 6.5 5,127 94.3 93.5-95.0

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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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