Percentage of Adults Who Have Family History of Breast, Ovarian,
or Colorectal Cancer and Received Genetic Counseling

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 566 16.6 0.8 15.1 18.0
GENDER
Female 424 16.8 0.9 15.1 18.6
Male 142 16.0 1.4 13.1 18.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 4 2.2 1.1 0.0 4.4
25-34 years 35 11.4 2.1 7.2 15.6
35-44 years 63 17.9 2.2 13.6 22.2
45-54 years 102 19.5 1.9 15.7 23.2
55-64 years 150 19.9 1.6 16.7 23.1
65+ years 212 19.8 1.4 17.1 22.5
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 552 16.8 0.8 15.3 18.4
Hispanic 13 11.6 3.3 5.1 18.1
RACE
White only 515 16.2 0.8 14.7 17.7
Black or African American only 20 21.9 5.5 11.2 32.7
Other race only 19 18.4 4.5 9.6 27.1
More than one race 7 11.4 5.0 1.6 21.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 31 15.6 3.0 9.7 21.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 149 16.9 1.5 14.0 19.8
Some college 178 16.1 1.3 13.5 18.7
College graduate 208 17.1 1.3 14.6 19.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 19.5 3.1 13.3 25.7
$15,000 to $24,999 86 15.8 1.9 12.1 19.4
$25,000 to $34,999 54 16.0 2.6 10.8 21.2
$35,000 to $49,999 87 17.9 2.1 13.8 22.0
$50,000 or more 219 16.0 1.1 13.8 18.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 264 15.0 1.0 13.0 17.0
Out of work 17 8.9 2.3 4.4 13.5
Homemaker/Student 41 13.9 2.4 9.2 18.6
Retired 193 21.9 1.5 18.8 24.9
Unable to work 50 26.5 3.8 19.0 33.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 199 19.5 1.5 16.6 22.4
1 to less than 20 hours 39 18.1 3.1 11.9 24.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 62 13.5 1.9 9.8 17.2
40 plus hours 192 15.3 1.2 12.9 17.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 334 17.5 1.0 15.6 19.4
Divorced/Separated 110 19.6 2.1 15.5 23.6
Widowed 77 20.9 2.4 16.1 25.6
Never married 45 8.1 1.6 4.9 11.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 377 15.0 0.8 13.3 16.6
Living with a disability 187 21.2 1.7 18.0 24.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 23 11.4 2.4 6.7 16.2
Rural 75 21.9 2.6 16.9 26.9
Densely-settled rural 104 16.1 1.7 12.7 19.4
Semi-Urban 80 15.8 2.0 11.8 19.8
Urban 284 16.4 1.1 14.3 18.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 44 11.8 1.9 8.0 15.5
Insured 522 17.4 0.8 15.8 19.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 476 15.8 0.8 14.2 17.3
Have diabetes 88 22.7 2.5 17.9 27.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 488 16.1 0.8 14.5 17.7
Current asthma 77 20.5 2.5 15.6 25.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 314 14.4 0.9 12.6 16.1
Yes 250 21.4 1.4 18.6 24.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 489 16.0 0.8 14.5 17.6
14+ days mental health NOT good 70 20.5 2.5 15.5 25.5
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 464 16.1 0.8 14.5 17.7
Current smoker 98 18.3 2.0 14.4 22.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 182 15.8 1.3 13.3 18.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 181 16.5 1.3 13.9 19.2
Obese, BMI>=30 184 17.9 1.5 15.1 20.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 137 16.1 1.5 13.1 19.0
Yes 428 16.7 0.9 15.0 18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 507 16.0 0.8 14.5 17.5
Served on active duty 59 22.9 3.0 17.0 28.7

Numerator: Respondents who have a family history of
“breast, ovarian, or colorectal cancer” if female
or “breast or colorectal cancer” if male
 
Denominator: Respondents who have family history of
“breast, ovarian, or colorectal cancer” if female
or “breast or colorectal cancer” if male,
excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A