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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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 8,844 817 6.3 5.8- 6.9 8,027 93.7 93.1-94.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 288 33 7.4 4.6-11.5 255 92.6 88.5-95.4
Cumberland 386 38 4.9 3.3- 7.2 348 95.1 92.8-96.7
Durham 350 34 5.4 3.6- 8.1 316 94.6 91.9-96.4
Forsyth 352 51 11.0 7.6-15.7 301 89.0 84.3-92.4
Gaston 309 36 8.7 5.4-13.6 273 91.3 86.4-94.6
Guilford 376 35 6.4 4.3- 9.6 341 93.6 90.4-95.7
Mecklenburg 500 40 6.0 4.1- 8.5 460 94.0 91.5-95.9
New Hanover 323 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 504 36 6.2 4.2- 9.0 468 93.8 91.0-95.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,682 227 5.3 4.4- 6.4 2,455 94.7 93.6-95.6
Piedmont 5,161 491 6.7 6.0- 7.6 4,670 93.3 92.4-94.0
Western NC 1,001 99 6.6 5.0- 8.7 902 93.4 91.3-95.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 715 75 7.0 5.0- 9.6 640 93.0 90.4-95.0
Northwest 1,439 164 8.3 6.8-10.1 1,275 91.7 89.9-93.2
Charlotte 1,530 133 6.0 4.7- 7.5 1,397 94.0 92.5-95.3
Greensboro 1,090 106 6.8 5.3- 8.5 984 93.2 91.5-94.7
Southern Regional 1,243 119 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,124 94.5 92.8-95.8
Southeast 553 36 3.9 2.4- 6.1 517 96.1 93.9-97.6
Wake 1,334 103 5.7 4.4- 7.4 1,231 94.3 92.6-95.6
Area L & Eastern 940 81 5.9 4.5- 7.8 859 94.1 92.2-95.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

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