2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Course of Treatment

Have you ever received instructions from a doctor, nurse, or other health professional about where you should return or who you should see for routine cancer checkups after completing your treatment for cancer?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 496 344 71.9 66.8-76.5 152 28.1 23.5-33.2
-MALES 213 147 72.1 64.7-78.5 66 27.9 21.5-35.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 177 120 70.1 61.8-77.2 57 29.9 22.8-38.2
Non-Hispanic Black 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 76 *** *** *** 21 22.8 14.0-34.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 121 87 76.9 67.6-84.2 34 23.1 15.8-32.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 128 92 75.0 65.7-82.4 36 25.0 17.6-34.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 124 83 67.2 56.8-76.1 41 32.8 23.9-43.2
Unable to Work 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 140 96 70.2 60.7-78.3 44 29.8 21.7-39.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 87 *** *** *** 24 23.6 15.0-35.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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