Percentage of Adults Who Had Been Diagnosed With
Any Other Types of Cancer Than Skin Cancer

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2108 6.9 0.2 6.5 7.2
GENDER
Male 677 5.1 0.2 4.7 5.6
Female 1431 8.5 0.3 8.0 9.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 13 1.0 0.3 0.4 1.6
25-34 Years 54 2.4 0.4 1.7 3.1
35-44 Years 91 3.2 0.4 2.5 4.0
45-54 Years 218 5.0 0.4 4.2 5.8
55-64 Years 436 8.7 0.5 7.8 9.7
65+ Years 1296 19.6 0.6 18.5 20.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 58 3.9 0.6 2.7 5.1
Non-Hispanic 2047 7.1 0.2 6.8 7.5
RACE
White Only 1937 7.4 0.2 7.0 7.8
Black or AA only 67 4.4 0.7 2.9 5.9
Other Race Only 60 3.5 0.6 2.4 4.6
More than one race 41 6.5 1.2 4.2 8.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 166 7.4 0.7 6.1 8.8
High school graduate or G.E.D. 628 7.2 0.3 6.5 7.9
Some college 649 6.9 0.3 6.2 7.5
College graduate 663 6.3 0.3 5.7 6.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 224 9.7 0.9 8.1 11.4
$15,000 - $24,999 380 7.7 0.5 6.7 8.6
$25,000 - $34,999 299 8.7 0.6 7.5 9.8
$35,000 - $49,999 289 6.8 0.5 5.9 7.8
$50,000+ 574 5.4 0.3 4.9 5.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 620 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.4
Out of work 72 5.0 0.8 3.5 6.6
Homemaker or Student 129 4.6 0.5 3.7 5.6
Retired 1107 17.7 0.6 16.7 18.8
Unable to work 176 12.8 1.1 10.5 15.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1115 13.8 0.5 12.9 14.7
1-19 hours 117 6.2 0.7 4.9 7.6
20-39 hours 182 4.8 0.4 3.9 5.6
40+ hours 408 3.7 0.2 3.2 4.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1087 6.9 0.2 6.4 7.4
Divorced or seperated 348 8.6 0.6 7.5 9.7
Widowed 541 17.4 0.8 15.8 19.0
Never married 126 2.4 0.3 1.8 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1004 13.0 0.5 12.0 13.9
Living without a disability 1052 5.0 0.2 4.6 5.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 118 7.6 0.8 6.0 9.2
Rural 251 8.5 0.6 7.3 9.8
Densely-settled Rural 390 7.5 0.5 6.6 8.4
Semi-urban 312 6.6 0.4 5.8 7.5
Urban 1037 6.4 0.2 5.9 6.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1986 7.6 0.2 7.2 8.0
Uninsured 119 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.4
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 408 13.1 0.7 11.6 14.5
No diabetes 1695 6.2 0.2 5.8 6.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 981 12.8 0.5 11.9 13.7
No arthritis 1112 5.1 0.2 4.7 5.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 656 13.7 0.6 12.4 14.9
Excellent, very good or good health 1441 5.6 0.2 5.3 6.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 245 9.8 0.8 8.2 11.3
<14 days mental health not good 1827 6.5 0.2 6.2 6.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 335 6.5 0.4 5.6 7.3
Non-smoker 1764 7.0 0.2 6.6 7.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 678 6.5 0.3 5.9 7.1
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 749 7.3 0.3 6.7 7.9
Obese (BMI>=30) 605 7.3 0.4 6.6 8.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1364 6.3 0.2 5.9 6.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 702 8.6 0.4 7.8 9.3
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 266 6.0 0.4 5.1 6.9
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 656 7.2 0.3 6.5 7.8
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 126 5.5 0.6 4.4 6.7
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 946 7.3 0.3 6.7 7.9
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 266 6.0 0.4 5.1 6.9
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1728 7.1 0.2 6.7 7.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 394 11.2 0.6 10.0 12.4
Not served on active duty 1712 6.3 0.2 5.9 6.7

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or
other health professional that they had any other types of cancer.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.