SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,868 1,053 6.4 5.9- 6.9 10,815 93.6 93.1-94.1
-Western NC 1,613 140 6.5 5.3- 7.9 1,473 93.5 92.1-94.7
GENDER
Male 621 48 5.2 3.7- 7.2 573 94.8 92.8-96.3
Female 992 92 7.7 5.9- 9.9 900 92.3 90.1-94.1
RACE
White 1,307 127 7.5 6.0- 9.2 1,180 92.5 90.8-94.0
Other minorities 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** 70 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,536 138 6.8 5.5- 8.4 1,398 93.2 91.6-94.5
AGE
18-34 236 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 415 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 355 30 8.2 5.3-12.5 325 91.8 87.5-94.7
65-74 354 49 13.1 9.6-17.6 305 86.9 82.4-90.4
75+ 239 45 21.0 15.1-28.5 194 79.0 71.5-84.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 16 3.8 2.1- 6.7 200 96.2 93.3-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 40 6.0 4.0- 9.0 467 94.0 91.0-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 411 43 8.3 5.8-11.6 368 91.7 88.4-94.2
College Graduate 476 40 6.6 4.6- 9.4 436 93.4 90.6-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 19 4.4 2.6- 7.5 218 95.6 92.5-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 306 30 7.3 4.7-11.1 276 92.7 88.9-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 177 20 10.3 5.9-17.4 157 89.7 82.6-94.1
$50,000+ 422 29 4.7 3.1- 7.1 393 95.3 92.9-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 61 12.4 9.1-16.6 407 87.6 83.4-90.9
No 1,127 78 4.6 3.5- 6.1 1,049 95.4 93.9-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 22 11.3 7.0-17.8 166 88.7 82.2-93.0
Non-Veteran 1,425 118 5.9 4.7- 7.5 1,307 94.1 92.5-95.3

Back to Chronic Health Conditions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 02AUG13.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook