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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2256 6.8 0.2 6.5 7.1
GENDER
Female 1480 8.2 0.3 7.7 8.7
Male 776 5.4 0.2 4.9 5.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 13 1.1 0.4 0.3 2.0
25-34 years 53 2.0 0.3 1.4 2.6
35-44 years 93 3.1 0.4 2.4 3.8
45-54 years 228 5.3 0.4 4.5 6.1
55-64 years 467 8.8 0.4 7.9 9.6
65+ years 1402 18.2 0.5 17.2 19.2
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 2206 7.2 0.2 6.9 7.6
Hispanic 43 2.6 0.5 1.7 3.5
RACE
White only 2072 7.2 0.2 6.8 7.6
Black or African American only 86 7.2 1.2 4.8 9.5
Other race only 55 3.4 0.6 2.3 4.5
More than one race 34 6.1 1.3 3.5 8.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 166 7.1 0.7 5.8 8.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 677 7.2 0.3 6.6 7.8
Some college 664 6.5 0.3 5.9 7.1
College graduate 749 6.6 0.3 6.1 7.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 8.1 0.7 6.8 9.5
$15,000 to $24,999 403 7.9 0.5 6.9 9.0
$25,000 to $34,999 277 6.8 0.5 5.9 7.7
$35,000 to $49,999 343 7.0 0.4 6.1 7.8
$50,000 or more 674 5.8 0.3 5.3 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 673 3.8 0.2 3.5 4.2
Out of work 71 5.0 0.7 3.7 6.4
Homemaker/Student 116 4.1 0.6 2.9 5.2
Retired 1208 18.1 0.5 17.0 19.2
Unable to work 185 12.5 1.2 10.2 14.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1176 13.6 0.5 12.6 14.5
1 to less than 20 hours 156 7.8 0.7 6.4 9.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 188 4.7 0.4 3.9 5.5
40 plus hours 443 3.5 0.2 3.1 3.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1182 6.9 0.2 6.5 7.3
Divorced/Separated 390 8.1 0.5 7.1 9.2
Widowed 542 17.0 0.8 15.4 18.6
Never married 136 2.5 0.4 1.8 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 1292 5.1 0.2 4.8 5.4
Living with a disability 947 13.3 0.5 12.3 14.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 136 7.5 0.7 6.1 8.9
Rural 248 8.2 0.6 7.0 9.3
Densely-settled rural 371 6.6 0.4 5.9 7.4
Semi-Urban 339 6.2 0.5 5.3 7.1
Urban 1162 6.7 0.2 6.2 7.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 117 3.2 0.4 2.5 3.9
Insured 2135 7.6 0.2 7.2 8.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1812 6.0 0.2 5.7 6.3
Have diabetes 443 14.6 0.9 12.8 16.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1990 6.6 0.2 6.2 6.9
Current asthma 252 9.3 0.7 7.9 10.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 1156 4.9 0.2 4.5 5.2
Yes 1083 12.9 0.5 12.0 13.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1984 6.5 0.2 6.2 6.9
14+ days mental health NOT good 235 9.0 0.8 7.5 10.5
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1889 6.9 0.2 6.5 7.2
Current smoker 332 6.4 0.5 5.5 7.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 779 6.9 0.3 6.2 7.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 772 7.0 0.3 6.4 7.6
Obese, BMI>=30 625 7.0 0.3 6.4 7.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 702 8.2 0.4 7.4 8.9
Yes 1473 6.4 0.2 6.0 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1827 6.2 0.2 5.8 6.5
Served on active duty 429 11.4 0.6 10.1 12.6

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