Percentage of Adults Who Have Been Diagnosed With Any Other Type of Cancer Other Than Skin Cancer

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1310 6.8 0.2 6.3 7.2
GENDER
Male 429 5.0 0.3 4.5 5.5
Female 881 8.5 0.3 7.8 9.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 5 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.1
25-34 years 23 1.6 0.4 0.9 2.3
35-44 years 55 3.1 0.5 2.2 4.0
45-54 years 131 5.5 0.5 4.5 6.6
55-64 years 287 9.0 0.6 7.9 10.1
65+ years 809 18.0 0.7 16.7 19.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 21 1.6 0.4 0.7 2.4
Non-Hispanic 1283 7.3 0.2 6.8 7.8
RACE
White only 1217 7.3 0.2 6.8 7.8
Black or African American only 41 4.9 0.9 3.0 6.7
Other race only 15 2.3 0.7 1.0 3.7
More than one race 22 5.8 1.4 2.9 8.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 80 6.8 0.8 5.2 8.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 371 6.9 0.4 6.1 7.7
Some college 379 6.7 0.4 5.9 7.5
College graduate 480 6.6 0.3 6.0 7.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 8.1 0.9 6.3 10.0
$15,000 to $24,999 198 7.3 0.6 6.1 8.6
$25,000 to $34,999 164 8.0 0.7 6.7 9.4
$35,000 to $49,999 188 7.4 0.6 6.2 8.6
$50,000 or more 435 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 405 4.1 0.2 3.6 4.5
Out of work 42 5.4 0.9 3.6 7.2
Homemaker/Student 83 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.6
Retired 649 16.8 0.7 15.4 18.1
Unable to work 120 13.1 1.4 10.5 15.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 633 12.7 0.6 11.6 13.8
1 to less than 20 hours 93 7.0 0.8 5.4 8.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 120 5.1 0.6 4.0 6.2
40 hours to less than 60 hours 265 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 687 6.6 0.3 6.0 7.1
Divorced/Seperated 213 8.3 0.7 7.0 9.6
Widowed 333 18.7 1.1 16.6 20.8
Never married 67 2.2 0.4 1.5 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 549 13.0 0.6 11.8 14.2
Living without a disability 717 5.0 0.2 4.6 5.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 70 7.0 0.9 5.2 8.9
Rural 149 7.3 0.7 6.0 8.6
Densely-settled rural 201 6.6 0.5 5.6 7.7
Semi-Urban 198 7.1 0.6 6.0 8.3
Urban 692 6.6 0.3 6.0 7.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1264 7.6 0.2 7.1 8.1
Uninsured 41 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 253 12.0 0.8 10.4 13.7
No diabetes 1053 6.2 0.2 5.7 6.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 138 9.3 0.9 7.5 11.1
No current asthma 1164 6.5 0.2 6.1 7.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 671 13.4 0.6 12.3 14.5
No arthritis 632 4.5 0.2 4.1 4.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 122 8.5 0.9 6.7 10.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 1157 6.6 0.2 6.1 7.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 177 6.7 0.6 5.6 7.9
Non-smoker 1080 6.8 0.2 6.3 7.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 413 6.6 0.4 5.8 7.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 440 6.8 0.4 6.1 7.5
Obese, BMI>=30 372 6.8 0.4 6.0 7.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 896 6.0 0.2 5.5 6.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 412 9.2 0.5 8.2 10.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 237 10.8 0.8 9.3 12.2
Did not serve on active duty 1069 6.2 0.2 5.8 6.7

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