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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Cancer Survivorship

A patient navigator is a trained professional who helps guide a patient through the healthcare system, which may include help going through the screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of cancer.
Patient navigators may also help patients communicate with healthcare providers, insurance companies, employers, case managers, and/or lawyers to assist patients in obtaining emotional, social, legal or financial support.
Did you work with one or more patient navigator at any point during or after the course of your cancer treatment?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 518 125 24.5 20.4-29.1 393 75.5 70.9-79.6
Region 8 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents that have a cancer diagnosis.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

Regional demographic estimates have been suppressed because they do not meet statistical reliability standards.

^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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