2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Cancer Survivorship: Course of Treatment

What type of doctor provides the majority of your health care?*

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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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 474 48 9.6 6.8-13.5 213 44.5 39.2-50.0 129 26.8 22.3-31.8 36 9.0 6.2-12.7 48 10.1 7.0-14.3
No 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Body Mass Index
Underweight 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 125 *** *** *** 61 44.3 34.3-54.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Overweight 166 17 9.5 5.2-16.8 81 47.7 38.9-56.7 41 26.3 19.1-35.1 *** *** *** 16 8.2 4.7-14.1
Obese 150 *** *** *** 63 44.9 35.3-55.0 41 23.1 16.4-31.4 *** *** *** 20 14.6 8.0-25.1
Current Smoker
Yes 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 16.1 8.8-27.7 *** *** ***
No 420 41 8.8 6.0-12.6 192 44.9 39.2-50.7 117 27.3 22.5-32.7 26 8.0 5.2-12.1 44 11.0 7.6-15.8
History of CVD**
Yes 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 33 29.8 20.8-40.8 *** *** *** 17 14.8 8.3-24.9
No 375 43 10.9 7.6-15.4 174 45.1 39.1-51.2 95 25.2 20.3-30.9 31 9.5 6.4-14.0 32 9.2 5.8-14.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 444 44 8.7 6.0-12.4 200 45.2 39.6-50.9 121 26.2 21.6-31.3 33 9.2 6.3-13.2 46 10.8 7.5-15.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 457 44 8.8 6.1-12.5 211 46.4 40.9-51.9 121 25.5 21.1-30.5 35 9.1 6.3-12.9 46 10.3 7.1-14.7
COPD
Yes 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 419 40 8.5 5.8-12.4 189 45.0 39.3-50.8 113 26.2 21.5-31.5 36 9.9 6.9-14.1 41 10.4 7.1-15.0
Current Asthma
Yes 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 436 48 10.6 7.5-14.8 199 44.5 39.0-50.2 111 25.3 20.7-30.5 34 9.2 6.3-13.2 44 10.5 7.2-15.0
Diabetes
Yes 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 26 25.3 16.6-36.5 *** *** *** 15 13.1 7.2-22.7
No 391 41 9.4 6.4-13.7 181 45.2 39.3-51.2 103 26.3 21.4-32.0 32 9.4 6.5-13.5 34 9.6 6.2-14.5
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 383 39 9.6 6.5-14.0 175 46.6 40.5-52.7 106 25.8 21.0-31.2 25 7.8 5.0-12.1 38 10.2 6.7-15.2
No 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 13.2 7.4-22.5 *** *** ***

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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.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

^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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