2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Type of Cancer

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  Total
Respond.^
Breast Female reproductive# Male reproductive## Skin Other###
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 735 108 14.2 11.2-17.9 47 6.6 4.7- 9.2 64 8.6 6.4-11.3 363 49.5 45.0-54.0 153 21.1 17.6-25.0
GENDER
Male 315 *** *** *** *** *** *** 64 19.8 15.0-25.6 177 57.5 50.9-63.9 73 22.4 17.4-28.5
Female 420 107 24.9 19.8-30.8 47 11.7 8.4-16.1 *** *** *** 186 43.4 37.3-49.6 80 20.0 15.5-25.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 603 78 13.6 10.2-17.7 36 6.5 4.5- 9.4 36 4.8 3.3- 6.9 342 56.7 51.7-61.6 111 18.4 14.9-22.6
Non-Hispanic Black 81 21 20.5 12.3-32.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 139 24 15.7 9.8-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 65 52.3 42.3-62.1 36 20.9 14.5-29.3
65-74 256 33 10.7 7.0-16.0 18 7.3 4.3-12.2 30 11.3 7.3-17.2 130 51.5 43.9-59.1 45 19.2 13.9-25.9
75+ 226 39 20.5 13.4-30.0 *** *** *** 21 9.3 5.6-15.2 114 48.6 39.9-57.3 44 18.1 12.2-25.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 173 24 16.7 10.4-25.8 *** *** *** 16 9.2 5.3-15.4 85 46.0 37.3-55.1 38 23.3 16.5-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 230 33 13.2 8.9-19.0 21 10.4 6.5-16.3 19 8.0 4.7-13.3 112 49.4 41.9-57.0 45 18.9 13.7-25.6
College Graduate 276 43 12.0 8.4-16.9 11 3.2 1.6- 6.2 24 9.1 5.6-14.3 146 57.1 50.0-64.0 52 18.6 13.7-24.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 329 48 13.4 9.1-19.3 27 7.9 5.1-12.0 32 9.0 5.9-13.6 154 47.9 40.9-54.9 68 21.8 16.5-28.3
No 403 60 15.0 11.1-20.1 20 5.7 3.3- 9.5 32 8.3 5.6-12.1 207 50.5 44.5-56.4 84 20.5 16.2-25.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 21.3 14.5-30.2 77 58.8 49.0-67.9 30 14.8 9.6-21.9
Non-Veteran 587 104 16.7 13.1-21.1 45 8.0 5.7-11.2 31 5.6 3.7- 8.4 284 47.0 41.9-52.1 123 22.7 18.7-27.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 218 36 15.0 10.3-21.4 17 8.4 4.8-14.4 14 6.0 3.3-10.8 108 50.5 42.6-58.3 43 20.1 14.5-27.1
Unemployed 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 411 59 14.2 9.9-19.9 16 4.3 2.4- 7.7 43 10.1 7.1-14.2 213 52.6 46.1-58.9 80 18.8 14.4-24.2
Unable to Work 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 84 11 11.0 5.1-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 95 13 11.2 5.7-20.6 *** *** *** 13 12.1 6.5-21.5 *** *** *** 16 17.7 10.2-28.9
$75,000+ 199 20 8.6 5.3-13.9 12 5.3 2.8- 9.7 22 11.7 7.3-18.3 110 58.2 49.8-66.1 35 16.1 10.9-23.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 145 30 21.5 14.3-31.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 73 48.3 38.7-58.0 29 20.8 13.8-30.1
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 387 51 11.0 7.9-15.2 19 4.4 2.7- 7.1 43 12.1 8.6-16.9 213 57.1 51.0-63.0 61 15.4 11.5-20.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 145 30 21.5 14.3-31.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 73 48.3 38.7-58.0 29 20.8 13.8-30.1
HOUSING
Own 612 86 14.9 11.5-19.0 39 6.4 4.4- 9.2 55 8.1 5.9-11.0 310 51.1 46.1-56.1 122 19.6 15.9-23.8
Rent 94 16 10.5 5.6-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 186 35 19.7 13.5-27.8 *** *** *** 17 9.0 5.3-15.0 88 45.9 37.3-54.8 40 23.5 16.7-32.0
Regional City or Suburban County 215 26 12.9 7.9-20.4 20 10.2 6.1-16.4 19 9.0 5.2-15.2 109 50.4 42.2-58.6 41 17.4 12.3-24.1
Rural 334 47 11.7 7.8-17.2 21 6.8 4.2-11.0 28 7.8 5.1-11.9 166 51.1 44.2-57.9 72 22.5 17.2-28.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 203 27 11.6 7.0-18.5 12 4.5 2.4- 8.4 20 11.3 6.5-18.7 99 48.8 40.6-57.1 45 23.8 17.5-31.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 264 45 15.4 10.8-21.5 22 9.7 6.0-15.4 20 7.1 4.3-11.6 121 47.2 39.7-54.9 56 20.5 15.0-27.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 268 36 14.5 9.5-21.5 13 4.7 2.5- 8.4 24 8.5 5.4-13.3 143 52.1 44.7-59.5 52 20.2 14.8-27.0
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 210 26 11.6 7.2-18.1 12 6.3 3.3-11.5 19 9.5 5.6-15.6 112 53.8 45.5-62.0 41 18.8 13.2-26.0
2nd Quartile 206 31 15.3 9.9-23.0 11 6.2 3.2-11.9 15 6.7 3.7-11.7 111 50.8 42.5-59.1 38 20.9 14.6-29.0
3rd Quartile 217 39 18.2 12.5-25.7 19 8.7 5.2-14.2 19 8.3 4.9-13.8 93 43.6 35.5-52.0 47 21.2 15.7-28.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 102 12 6.4 2.3-16.3 *** *** *** 11 13.8 6.8-26.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents that have a cancer diagnosis.
#Female reproductive cancer includes cervical cancer, cancer of the uterus, and ovarian cancer.
##Male reproductive cancer includes prostate and testicular cancer.
###See 2020 questionnaire for other types of cancer listed.

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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