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
-Non-Hispanic White 406 282 70.7 65.0-75.8 124 29.3 24.2-35.0
GENDER
Male 177 120 70.1 61.8-77.2 57 29.9 22.8-38.2
Female 229 162 71.2 63.1-78.1 67 28.8 21.9-36.9
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 143 102 73.8 64.4-81.4 41 26.2 18.6-35.6
75+ 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 109 75 75.5 65.4-83.4 34 24.5 16.6-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 126 81 63.9 53.8-72.9 45 36.1 27.1-46.2
College Graduate 150 113 77.9 69.3-84.7 37 22.1 15.3-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 133 97 75.0 65.9-82.4 36 25.0 17.6-34.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 177 118 66.9 57.6-75.0 59 33.1 25.0-42.4
No 229 164 73.8 66.4-80.0 65 26.2 20.0-33.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 331 233 72.0 65.7-77.6 98 28.0 22.4-34.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 108 82 76.7 66.1-84.8 26 23.3 15.2-33.9
Regional City or Suburban County 110 72 70.1 59.6-78.9 38 29.9 21.1-40.4
Rural 188 128 67.6 58.4-75.6 60 32.4 24.4-41.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 133 101 77.6 68.5-84.6 32 22.4 15.4-31.5
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 219 147 66.1 57.4-73.8 72 33.9 26.2-42.6
Unable to Work 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 242 169 71.0 63.8-77.2 73 29.0 22.8-36.2
HOUSING
Own 346 248 71.5 65.3-77.0 98 28.5 23.0-34.7
Rent 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 145 104 71.0 60.8-79.4 41 29.0 20.6-39.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 155 111 73.0 63.9-80.5 44 27.0 19.5-36.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 131 93 69.7 59.5-78.3 38 30.3 21.7-40.5
2nd Quartile 113 *** *** *** 32 28.2 19.0-39.7
3rd Quartile 112 75 71.8 61.7-80.0 37 28.2 20.0-38.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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