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 1132 6.5 0.2 6.1 7.0
GENDER
Female 747 7.7 0.3 7.0 8.4
Male 385 5.3 0.3 4.7 6.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 7 1.4 0.6 0.3 2.5
25-34 years 19 1.3 0.3 0.7 2.0
35-44 years 46 3.0 0.5 2.0 4.0
45-54 years 105 4.8 0.6 3.7 5.9
55-64 years 237 8.5 0.6 7.3 9.7
65+ years 718 18.1 0.7 16.7 19.4
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 1116 7.0 0.3 6.5 7.5
Hispanic 16 1.6 0.5 0.7 2.5
RACE
White only 1045 7.1 0.3 6.6 7.7
Black or African American only 41 3.6 0.9 2.0 5.3
Other race only 27 2.7 0.7 1.3 4.1
More than one race 19 8.3 2.6 3.3 13.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 75 5.7 0.8 4.0 7.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 355 7.5 0.5 6.6 8.5
Some college 334 6.6 0.4 5.7 7.4
College graduate 368 5.8 0.4 5.1 6.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 5.5 0.9 3.8 7.2
$15,000 to $24,999 198 6.8 0.6 5.5 8.0
$25,000 to $34,999 148 7.6 0.7 6.2 9.1
$35,000 to $49,999 178 7.9 0.7 6.5 9.3
$50,000 or more 365 5.9 0.4 5.2 6.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 346 4.1 0.3 3.5 4.6
Out of work 20 2.7 0.7 1.3 4.2
Homemaker/Student 61 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.1
Retired 618 17.3 0.7 15.9 18.8
Unable to work 85 9.8 1.3 7.2 12.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 594 12.1 0.6 11.0 13.3
1 to less than 20 hours 71 8.2 1.3 5.6 10.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 108 5.2 0.6 4.0 6.5
40 plus hours 221 3.6 0.3 3.0 4.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 638 7.0 0.3 6.4 7.6
Divorced/Separated 191 8.4 0.8 6.8 10.0
Widowed 262 14.7 1.0 12.7 16.6
Never married 40 1.5 0.3 0.8 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 616 4.7 0.2 4.2 5.2
Have a disability 508 13.0 0.7 11.7 14.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 63 6.2 0.9 4.5 7.9
Rural 121 6.7 0.7 5.4 8.1
Densely-settled rural 181 6.4 0.6 5.2 7.6
Semi-Urban 171 7.7 0.7 6.4 9.0
Urban 596 6.3 0.3 5.6 6.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 56 3.2 0.6 2.1 4.3
Insured 1075 7.2 0.3 6.7 7.8
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 924 5.9 0.2 5.4 6.4
Have diabetes 206 12.5 1.0 10.5 14.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1017 6.4 0.2 5.9 6.8
Current Asthma 109 8.5 1.0 6.5 10.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 580 4.7 0.2 4.2 5.2
Have arthritis 547 12.4 0.6 11.2 13.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 995 6.3 0.2 5.8 6.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 112 7.8 0.9 6.0 9.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 957 6.7 0.3 6.2 7.2
Current smoker 163 5.9 0.6 4.7 7.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 394 6.4 0.4 5.6 7.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 415 7.2 0.4 6.4 8.1
Obese, BMI>=30 295 6.2 0.4 5.4 7.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 343 8.5 0.6 7.4 9.6
Participates in leisure time physical activity 787 5.9 0.3 5.4 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 920 5.9 0.2 5.4 6.4
Served on active duty 212 11.4 0.9 9.7 13.1

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.