2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Course of Treatment

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  Total
Respond.^
Surgeon# Family Practitioner General Practitioner/Internist Oncologist## Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 485 50 9.7 6.9-13.4 220 44.9 39.6-50.3 129 26.1 21.7-31.1 37 9.0 6.3-12.7 49 10.3 7.2-14.5
GENDER
Male 209 21 8.3 5.0-13.3 90 44.2 36.4-52.2 63 31.4 24.4-39.4 *** *** *** 27 11.2 7.3-16.9
Female 276 29 10.7 6.8-16.6 130 45.4 38.3-52.7 66 22.0 16.9-28.3 29 12.1 8.1-17.8 22 9.7 5.5-16.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 402 41 9.6 6.6-13.9 183 45.0 39.3-50.9 109 26.6 21.9-32.0 29 9.0 6.1-13.2 40 9.7 6.5-14.2
Non-Hispanic Black 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 23.3 15.4-33.7 *** *** *** 12 12.9 6.9-22.7
65-74 170 15 7.0 3.7-13.0 77 44.1 35.4-53.1 48 31.2 23.2-40.4 14 10.3 5.7-18.1 16 7.5 4.1-13.3
75+ 137 15 10.7 5.5-19.9 *** *** *** 40 27.8 19.4-38.2 *** *** *** 13 11.7 5.2-24.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 119 *** *** *** 50 40.2 30.3-50.9 33 28.8 20.1-39.4 13 13.7 7.6-23.5 15 8.5 4.6-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 156 17 8.6 5.0-14.4 75 48.1 39.3-57.0 37 24.3 17.3-32.9 11 8.1 4.3-14.6 16 10.9 6.4-18.1
College Graduate 173 16 6.5 3.7-11.3 76 43.7 35.2-52.6 54 32.2 24.6-40.8 12 7.3 3.8-13.4 15 10.3 5.8-17.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 215 19 8.8 4.9-15.5 97 44.4 36.3-52.9 55 25.2 18.8-32.9 16 9.4 5.3-16.0 28 12.2 7.2-19.9
No 269 31 10.4 6.9-15.4 122 45.0 38.2-52.0 74 26.9 21.2-33.6 21 8.8 5.6-13.5 21 8.9 5.6-14.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 16.6 9.8-26.9
Non-Veteran 396 43 10.2 7.0-14.6 182 45.5 39.6-51.5 106 26.0 21.2-31.5 33 9.3 6.3-13.4 32 9.1 5.8-14.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 156 16 10.5 5.9-18.1 71 45.0 36.2-54.1 37 21.9 15.5-30.0 16 11.3 6.8-18.2 16 11.3 6.6-18.7
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 254 24 7.8 4.7-12.7 116 44.2 36.7-52.0 73 28.7 22.3-36.0 13 6.9 3.5-13.2 28 12.4 7.5-19.8
Unable to Work 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 17.6 10.0-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 143 13 8.2 4.3-14.9 63 43.3 34.2-52.8 45 31.1 23.0-40.5 *** *** *** 14 11.1 6.3-18.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 269 25 7.9 4.8-12.5 123 43.6 36.8-50.6 78 31.4 25.1-38.3 15 6.6 3.7-11.3 28 10.7 7.0-15.8
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 403 42 10.2 7.0-14.5 183 43.9 38.1-49.8 107 26.5 21.6-32.0 29 8.3 5.5-12.3 42 11.2 7.7-16.0
Rent 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 135 13 7.0 3.4-13.9 52 43.3 33.5-53.7 47 30.7 22.4-40.4 13 11.2 6.2-19.4 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 131 *** *** *** 63 47.6 37.7-57.6 38 28.6 20.4-38.4 *** *** *** 14 8.7 4.8-15.0
Rural 219 30 13.5 8.8-20.3 105 44.0 36.2-52.1 44 21.4 15.5-28.9 15 7.9 4.3-14.2 25 13.1 7.8-21.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 132 11 9.0 4.5-17.0 69 49.2 39.1-59.4 27 22.5 14.8-32.7 *** *** *** 15 9.5 5.0-17.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 171 21 11.1 6.5-18.4 77 45.2 36.4-54.3 45 24.2 17.5-32.5 13 8.1 4.2-15.1 15 11.3 5.9-20.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 182 18 8.7 4.8-15.1 74 42.1 33.8-50.9 57 29.9 22.8-38.3 14 9.4 5.5-15.9 19 9.9 5.9-16.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 144 20 11.7 6.6-19.9 63 46.2 36.8-55.9 39 24.8 17.6-33.7 *** *** *** 13 8.3 4.5-15.0
2nd Quartile 133 *** *** *** 54 39.7 30.3-49.9 46 32.5 23.9-42.4 *** *** *** 16 14.6 8.2-24.8
3rd Quartile 143 17 15.2 8.8-25.0 67 49.7 40.1-59.3 33 20.4 14.2-28.5 14 9.2 5.2-15.8 12 5.5 2.9-10.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents that have a cancer diagnosis.
#Surgeon includes Cancer Surgeon, General Surgeon, and Plastic Surgeon/Reconstructive Surgeon.
##Oncologist includes Gynecologic Oncologist, Medical Oncologist, and Radiation Oncologist.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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