Percentage of Adults Who Do Not Have a 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 287 3.1 0.2 2.7 3.6
GENDER
Female 153 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.5
Male 134 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 9 2.0 0.7 0.5 3.5
25-34 years 10 1.3 0.5 0.3 2.3
35-44 years 18 1.8 0.4 0.9 2.6
45-54 years 47 3.8 0.6 2.5 5.0
55-64 years 60 3.7 0.5 2.6 4.7
65+ years 143 5.7 0.5 4.7 6.7
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 269 3.1 0.2 2.6 3.6
Hispanic 16 3.0 0.9 1.3 4.7
RACE
White only 258 3.3 0.3 2.8 3.8
Black or African American only 9 2.0 0.9 0.2 3.8
Other race only 13 2.5 0.8 0.9 4.0
More than one race 5 3.5 1.8 0.0 7.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 24 5.1 1.3 2.6 7.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 90 3.1 0.4 2.4 3.9
Some college 81 2.6 0.3 1.9 3.2
College graduate 92 3.0 0.4 2.3 3.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 4.5 1.0 2.6 6.4
$15,000 to $24,999 62 4.6 0.8 3.0 6.2
$25,000 to $34,999 30 2.3 0.5 1.4 3.2
$35,000 to $49,999 35 2.5 0.5 1.5 3.5
$50,000 or more 97 2.8 0.4 2.1 3.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 113 2.4 0.3 1.8 2.9
Out of work 9 1.9 0.7 0.5 3.2
Homemaker/Student 21 2.7 0.7 1.4 4.1
Retired 122 5.4 0.5 4.4 6.5
Unable to work 22 7.0 2.0 3.0 11.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 122 4.5 0.5 3.5 5.4
1 to less than 20 hours 19 3.1 0.8 1.5 4.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 22 1.8 0.5 0.8 2.7
40 plus hours 86 2.5 0.3 1.9 3.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 173 3.4 0.3 2.8 4.1
Divorced/Separated 37 2.9 0.6 1.8 4.0
Widowed 52 4.9 0.8 3.3 6.5
Never married 25 1.8 0.5 0.8 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 179 2.7 0.3 2.2 3.2
Living with a disability 107 5.0 0.6 3.8 6.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 22 4.4 1.1 2.3 6.5
Rural 27 3.0 0.6 1.7 4.2
Densely-settled rural 45 2.9 0.5 1.8 3.9
Semi-Urban 49 3.4 0.6 2.3 4.6
Urban 144 3.0 0.3 2.4 3.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 25 2.4 0.6 1.3 3.5
Insured 262 3.3 0.3 2.8 3.8
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 241 3.0 0.2 2.5 3.5
Have diabetes 46 4.2 0.8 2.8 5.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 263 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.7
Current asthma 23 2.3 0.6 1.1 3.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 162 2.7 0.3 2.1 3.2
Yes 123 4.5 0.5 3.6 5.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 257 2.9 0.2 2.5 3.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 28 5.2 1.4 2.5 8.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 235 2.9 0.2 2.5 3.4
Current smoker 51 3.9 0.7 2.5 5.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 78 2.6 0.4 1.9 3.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 96 3.1 0.4 2.2 3.9
Obese, BMI>=30 106 3.9 0.5 3.0 4.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 83 3.1 0.4 2.2 4.0
Yes 203 3.1 0.3 2.6 3.6
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 226 2.8 0.2 2.4 3.3
Served on active duty 61 4.9 0.7 3.5 6.4

Numerator: Respondents who did not have a family history of
“breast, ovarian, or colorectal cancer” if female
or “breast or colorectal cancer” if male
 
Denominator: Respondents who did not 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