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%)
North Carolina 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
-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
GENDER
Male 258 *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 11.5 8.0-16.3 167 68.8 61.9-74.9 54 19.5 14.4-25.8
Female 345 77 23.0 17.5-29.5 36 11.2 7.7-16.0 *** *** *** 175 48.1 41.4-55.0 57 17.7 13.0-23.6
AGE
18-34 9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 110 17 14.1 8.0-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 16.9 10.6-25.8
65-74 207 22 9.2 5.4-15.1 *** *** *** 15 5.0 2.9- 8.4 121 59.4 51.0-67.2 36 19.2 13.4-26.7
75+ 193 29 19.6 12.1-30.2 *** *** *** 14 5.9 3.3-10.4 109 55.3 45.5-64.8 33 15.1 9.2-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 148 21 17.5 10.6-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 81 53.2 43.4-62.7 30 19.1 12.9-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 186 23 11.9 7.5-18.4 16 9.8 5.7-16.3 *** *** *** 107 57.8 49.4-65.8 30 16.1 10.8-23.2
College Graduate 232 29 10.4 6.8-15.7 *** *** *** 15 5.7 3.1-10.1 136 62.5 54.9-69.6 42 17.9 12.8-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 18.6 10.5-30.9
$75,000+ 173 15 7.9 4.5-13.5 *** *** *** 15 8.6 4.9-14.7 106 64.4 55.7-72.2 25 13.2 8.3-20.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 263 35 12.8 8.1-19.6 18 7.5 4.5-12.2 16 3.9 2.2- 6.7 145 56.0 48.1-63.6 49 19.9 14.2-27.1
No 338 43 14.3 10.0-20.0 18 5.9 3.3-10.1 20 5.5 3.4- 8.9 195 56.9 50.3-63.2 62 17.4 13.2-22.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** 17 11.2 6.5-18.5 70 70.4 60.3-78.8 24 15.5 9.6-24.0
Non-Veteran 488 76 16.1 12.2-21.1 35 7.9 5.4-11.4 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5 271 53.5 47.9-59.0 87 19.2 15.1-24.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 149 25 20.1 13.0-29.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 54.1 44.2-63.7 27 17.6 11.4-26.2
Regional City or Suburban County 177 *** *** *** 16 10.5 6.0-17.6 *** *** *** 105 57.9 48.8-66.6 29 16.4 10.9-23.9
Rural 277 36 11.5 7.4-17.6 15 6.1 3.5-10.4 16 4.5 2.6- 7.7 155 57.3 49.7-64.5 55 20.6 15.0-27.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 187 28 14.1 9.2-21.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 55.1 46.7-63.3 32 17.3 11.9-24.6
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 341 41 13.1 8.6-19.6 *** *** *** 24 5.5 3.5- 8.5 202 60.1 53.0-66.8 60 16.6 12.0-22.4
Unable to Work 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 331 36 9.8 6.6-14.3 17 4.6 2.8- 7.6 27 7.2 4.7-10.8 204 64.5 58.2-70.3 47 13.9 10.0-18.9
HOUSING
Own 520 66 14.2 10.6-18.8 30 6.0 4.0- 9.0 34 4.8 3.3- 7.0 293 57.0 51.6-62.2 97 18.0 14.3-22.4
Rent 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 61.5 52.0-70.3 29 22.1 15.1-31.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 224 34 14.9 10.0-21.5 17 8.8 5.1-14.9 14 5.0 2.9- 8.7 115 52.6 44.4-60.7 44 18.7 13.0-26.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 229 27 13.9 8.5-21.9 *** *** *** 17 5.8 3.4- 9.9 135 58.6 50.4-66.4 38 16.4 11.3-23.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 187 23 12.2 7.4-19.4 *** *** *** 14 6.4 3.6-11.2 108 59.4 50.6-67.6 31 15.2 10.0-22.3
2nd Quartile 177 21 13.8 8.2-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 56.7 47.5-65.5 31 19.1 12.7-27.6
3rd Quartile 169 27 18.0 11.6-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 87 51.7 42.4-60.9 31 17.8 12.1-25.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 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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