2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Course of Treatment

With your most recent diagnosis of cancer, did you have health insurance that paid for all or part of your cancer treatment?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 498 457 91.3 87.6-93.9 41 8.7 6.1-12.4
GENDER
Male 214 195 91.6 86.2-95.0 19 8.4 5.0-13.8
Female 284 262 91.0 85.5-94.5 22 9.0 5.5-14.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 409 379 92.0 87.9-94.7 30 8.0 5.3-12.1
Non-Hispanic Black 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 98 84 88.2 79.6-93.5 14 11.8 6.5-20.4
65-74 173 164 92.2 83.6-96.5 *** *** ***
75+ 140 132 92.8 84.2-96.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 117 95.1 87.6-98.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 160 145 88.8 81.2-93.6 15 11.2 6.4-18.8
College Graduate 179 166 93.6 88.3-96.6 13 6.4 3.4-11.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 221 200 90.3 84.5-94.1 21 9.7 5.9-15.5
No 275 255 92.0 86.6-95.3 20 8.0 4.7-13.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 85 91.0 80.0-96.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 404 370 91.2 87.1-94.1 34 8.8 5.9-12.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 159 143 92.3 86.9-95.6 16 7.7 4.4-13.1
Unemployed 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 262 247 91.1 84.4-95.1 15 8.9 4.9-15.6
Unable to Work 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 64 62 96.4 84.6-99.2 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 146 131 90.3 83.6-94.4 15 9.7 5.6-16.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 83 81 95.6 83.8-98.9 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 277 256 91.7 86.5-95.0 21 8.3 5.0-13.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 83 81 95.6 83.8-98.9 *** *** ***
HOUSING
Own 412 382 91.5 87.4-94.4 30 8.5 5.6-12.6
Rent 70 62 90.5 79.8-95.8 *** *** ***
Other arrangement 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 137 127 91.4 83.4-95.8 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 137 128 94.0 88.2-97.1 *** *** ***
Rural 224 202 89.2 82.4-93.5 22 10.8 6.5-17.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 142 127 89.2 81.2-94.0 15 10.8 6.0-18.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 168 154 90.8 83.4-95.1 14 9.2 4.9-16.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 188 176 92.8 86.7-96.2 12 7.2 3.8-13.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 147 138 92.7 85.1-96.6 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 136 129 94.5 87.1-97.8 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 144 131 89.0 80.7-94.0 13 11.0 6.0-19.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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