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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Females

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%)
North Carolina 6,521 530 6.2 5.6- 6.9 5,991 93.8 93.1-94.4
-FEMALES 3,550 340 7.5 6.5- 8.5 3,210 92.5 91.5-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,381 264 8.9 7.6-10.3 2,117 91.1 89.7-92.4
Non-Hispanic Black 752 53 5.4 3.9- 7.4 699 94.6 92.6-96.1
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 662 *** *** *** 653 98.4 96.3-99.4
35-44 478 24 4.2 2.7- 6.5 454 95.8 93.5-97.3
45-54 556 43 7.2 5.1-10.0 513 92.8 90.0-94.9
55-64 692 59 8.3 6.0-11.4 633 91.7 88.6-94.0
65-74 668 112 15.5 12.5-19.0 556 84.5 81.0-87.5
75+ 450 91 19.5 15.3-24.6 359 80.5 75.4-84.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 36 7.8 5.3-11.4 316 92.2 88.6-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 950 103 8.3 6.6-10.4 847 91.7 89.6-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 93 7.3 5.6- 9.4 974 92.7 90.6-94.4
College Graduate 1,172 107 6.8 5.4- 8.6 1,065 93.2 91.4-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 40 7.5 5.2-10.7 349 92.5 89.3-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 614 70 8.8 6.6-11.6 544 91.2 88.4-93.4
$25,000- 34,999 315 30 8.0 5.1-12.1 285 92.0 87.9-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 434 38 5.5 3.5- 8.4 396 94.5 91.6-96.5
$50,000- 74,999 419 32 6.5 4.4- 9.6 387 93.5 90.4-95.6
$75,000+ 674 50 5.7 4.1- 7.9 624 94.3 92.1-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 917 160 15.5 12.9-18.6 757 84.5 81.4-87.1
No 2,271 159 5.5 4.5- 6.7 2,112 94.5 93.3-95.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,076 169 14.2 11.9-16.9 907 85.8 83.1-88.1
No 2,386 167 5.1 4.1- 6.2 2,219 94.9 93.8-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** 78 89.3 77.2-95.4
Non-Veteran 3,463 332 7.4 6.5- 8.5 3,131 92.6 91.5-93.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 943 73 6.4 4.9- 8.3 870 93.6 91.7-95.1
Regional City or Suburban County 809 80 8.9 6.7-11.7 729 91.1 88.3-93.3
Rural 1,798 187 7.5 6.2- 8.9 1,611 92.5 91.1-93.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,593 78 3.8 2.8- 5.2 1,515 96.2 94.8-97.2
Unemployed 132 *** *** *** 125 94.4 87.8-97.6
Retired 1,032 179 16.2 13.7-19.1 853 83.8 80.9-86.3
Unable to Work 364 56 14.5 10.6-19.5 308 85.5 80.5-89.4
Other not in Labor Force 412 20 3.7 2.2- 6.1 392 96.3 93.9-97.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 148 11 4.7 2.2- 9.8 137 95.3 90.2-97.8
50% to 100% 322 31 7.0 4.7-10.5 291 93.0 89.5-95.3
101% to 150% 550 65 10.0 7.5-13.2 485 90.0 86.8-92.5
151% to 200% 229 21 7.1 4.2-11.9 208 92.9 88.1-95.8
More than 200% 1,555 131 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,424 93.7 92.3-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 736 75 7.2 5.4- 9.6 661 92.8 90.4-94.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,290 134 8.1 6.6- 9.9 1,156 91.9 90.1-93.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,524 131 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,393 92.9 91.2-94.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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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