2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Type of Cancer

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than age 35 Age 35 to 55 Age 55 to 65 Age 65 to 75 Age 75 and older
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 714 80 12.5 9.8-15.9 243 35.5 31.2-40.0 158 20.3 17.0-24.1 167 22.7 18.9-26.9 66 9.0 6.5-12.3
-FEMALES 397 53 15.0 11.2-19.8 145 39.3 33.2-45.7 83 17.5 13.5-22.4 84 20.8 15.8-26.9 32 7.4 4.3-12.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 329 40 14.0 10.1-19.2 122 39.2 32.7-46.2 67 17.5 13.2-22.9 71 21.4 15.9-28.1 29 7.8 4.4-13.5
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 78 11 11.6 5.8-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 136 *** *** *** 35 28.6 19.8-39.2 43 27.5 19.4-37.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 111 *** *** *** 22 15.3 9.2-24.2 17 12.2 6.2-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 130 23 17.7 11.3-26.7 45 39.8 30.2-50.4 26 16.1 10.5-24.0 27 18.4 12.0-27.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 146 16 15.4 9.2-24.6 *** *** *** 32 17.6 11.4-26.0 27 14.7 9.2-22.8 12 4.5 2.5- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 96 14 16.3 9.4-26.7 *** *** *** 20 14.5 8.5-23.6 14 11.8 6.5-20.4 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 176 25 16.2 10.5-24.2 53 33.3 24.5-43.3 36 15.2 10.1-22.2 43 26.2 17.4-37.6 19 9.1 4.7-17.0
No 220 27 13.9 9.2-20.4 92 44.0 36.0-52.2 47 19.3 13.8-26.4 41 16.7 11.8-23.1 13 6.1 2.5-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 384 53 15.6 11.6-20.6 139 38.4 32.3-44.9 78 16.8 12.8-21.8 82 21.4 16.2-27.7 32 7.7 4.5-13.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 21.4 13.6-32.1 17 15.3 8.1-26.9 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 121 16 14.7 8.5-24.1 *** *** *** 26 17.4 11.0-26.4 25 20.1 13.0-29.7 14 8.0 2.9-20.2
Rural 174 27 17.8 11.7-26.1 62 35.2 26.7-44.8 30 14.4 9.2-21.9 *** *** *** 13 6.7 2.9-14.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 118 23 20.6 13.1-30.9 *** *** *** 18 13.7 8.1-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 213 15 7.5 4.1-13.2 51 23.8 16.9-32.5 51 19.9 14.0-27.5 67 34.8 26.0-44.8 29 14.0 8.0-23.2
Unable to Work 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 194 23 12.4 8.0-18.8 79 47.4 38.7-56.3 47 21.6 15.4-29.4 36 14.5 9.7-21.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 14 15.3 8.8-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 18.2 11.4-27.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 156 24 17.3 11.1-26.0 56 33.0 24.3-43.0 29 17.4 11.4-25.7 36 26.0 17.2-37.1 11 6.3 2.7-14.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 138 15 12.3 7.2-20.1 *** *** *** 28 14.7 9.4-22.4 26 16.4 10.0-25.6 13 9.9 4.3-21.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 107 16 19.7 11.9-30.8 *** *** *** 21 13.4 8.3-21.0 23 18.5 11.3-28.8 *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 118 19 14.7 9.0-23.3 *** *** *** 17 16.1 9.7-25.4 26 19.9 12.0-31.0 *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 124 12 11.6 6.1-20.8 *** *** *** 35 24.2 16.2-34.6 *** *** *** 12 5.4 2.6-10.8
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. 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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