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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,687 582 7.2 6.6- 8.0 6,105 92.8 92.0-93.4
GENDER
Male 2,871 202 5.4 4.6- 6.3 2,669 94.6 93.7-95.4
Female 3,816 380 9.0 8.0-10.1 3,436 91.0 89.9-92.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,487 451 8.3 7.4- 9.2 4,036 91.7 90.8-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,306 99 6.9 5.5- 8.7 1,207 93.1 91.3-94.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 92 *** *** *** 84 89.8 79.3-95.2
Non-Hispanic Other 216 *** *** *** 207 97.6 95.1-98.9
Hispanic 494 11 1.5 0.8- 3.1 483 98.5 96.9-99.2
AGE
18-34 1,259 16 1.6 0.9- 2.6 1,243 98.4 97.4-99.1
35-44 936 29 3.0 2.0- 4.6 907 97.0 95.4-98.0
45-54 1,166 69 6.4 4.8- 8.3 1,097 93.6 91.7-95.2
55-64 1,336 129 10.2 8.4-12.3 1,207 89.8 87.7-91.6
65-74 1,139 191 16.8 14.4-19.6 948 83.2 80.4-85.6
75+ 759 144 19.5 16.2-23.3 615 80.5 76.7-83.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 717 85 10.9 8.6-13.7 632 89.1 86.3-91.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,867 162 6.8 5.7- 8.2 1,705 93.2 91.8-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,844 163 7.1 5.9- 8.5 1,681 92.9 91.5-94.1
College Graduate 2,229 170 5.7 4.8- 6.8 2,059 94.3 93.2-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 658 71 9.5 7.1-12.5 587 90.5 87.5-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,100 98 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,002 92.4 90.5-94.0
$25,000- 34,999 587 52 8.0 5.9-10.9 535 92.0 89.1-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 745 73 7.6 5.7- 9.9 672 92.4 90.1-94.3
$50,000-74,999 814 48 5.1 3.6- 7.2 766 94.9 92.8-96.4
$75,000+ 1,427 94 5.4 4.2- 6.8 1,333 94.6 93.2-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,758 264 14.0 12.2-16.0 1,494 86.0 84.0-87.8
No 4,787 307 5.1 4.5- 5.9 4,480 94.9 94.1-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 903 116 9.8 7.9-12.0 787 90.2 88.0-92.1
Non-Veteran 5,764 465 6.9 6.2- 7.7 5,299 93.1 92.3-93.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,968 133 5.6 4.7- 6.8 1,835 94.4 93.2-95.3
Regional City or Suburban 1,448 128 7.4 6.1- 9.1 1,320 92.6 90.9-93.9
Rural 3,271 321 8.4 7.3- 9.6 2,950 91.6 90.4-92.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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