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 2273 7.1 0.2 6.8 7.5
GENDER
Male 810 5.5 0.2 5.1 6.0
Female 1463 8.7 0.3 8.1 9.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 13 0.9 0.3 0.4 1.5
25-34 years 53 2.3 0.3 1.6 3.0
35-44 years 76 2.6 0.3 1.9 3.2
45-54 years 230 5.7 0.4 4.9 6.5
55-64 years 500 9.6 0.5 8.6 10.5
65+ years 1401 18.5 0.5 17.5 19.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 58 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.2
Non-hispanic 2201 7.5 0.2 7.2 7.9
RACE
White only 2061 7.4 0.2 7.0 7.8
Black or African American only 84 5.0 0.7 3.6 6.4
Other race only 39 5.1 1.0 3.2 7.1
More than one race 54 10.5 1.6 7.2 13.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 154 7.8 0.7 6.4 9.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 652 7.4 0.3 6.8 8.1
Some college 662 7.0 0.3 6.4 7.7
College graduate 795 6.7 0.3 6.1 7.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 8.6 0.9 6.9 10.3
$15,000 to $24,999 356 8.4 0.5 7.3 9.4
$25,000 to $34,999 254 8.4 0.6 7.2 9.6
$35,000 to $49,999 314 7.3 0.5 6.4 8.3
$50,000 or more 744 5.9 0.3 5.4 6.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 679 4.2 0.2 3.9 4.6
Out of work 63 5.3 0.8 3.7 7.0
Homemaker/Student 128 3.9 0.4 3.1 4.8
Retired 1184 17.9 0.6 16.9 19.0
Unable to work 197 12.2 1.0 10.3 14.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1154 14.0 0.5 13.1 14.9
1 to less than 20 hours 132 6.8 0.7 5.4 8.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 204 5.7 0.5 4.7 6.7
40 plus hours 445 3.9 0.2 3.5 4.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1292 7.3 0.2 6.8 7.7
Divorced/Seperated 368 9.0 0.6 7.9 10.2
Widowed 489 17.6 0.9 15.8 19.3
Never married 124 2.1 0.3 1.6 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 951 13.7 0.5 12.7 14.7
Not living with a disability 1245 5.3 0.2 5.0 5.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 131 8.4 0.8 6.8 10.0
Rural 235 7.6 0.6 6.5 8.7
Densely-settled rural 400 8.2 0.5 7.3 9.1
Semi-Urban 351 7.0 0.4 6.2 7.9
Urban 1156 6.6 0.2 6.2 7.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2178 7.7 0.2 7.3 8.0
Uninsured 91 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 446 14.4 0.8 12.9 15.8
No diabetes 1823 6.3 0.2 6.0 6.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 246 10.8 0.8 9.2 12.4
No current asthma 2002 6.7 0.2 6.4 7.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1111 13.3 0.5 12.4 14.2
No 1150 5.1 0.2 4.7 5.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 241 9.0 0.7 7.6 10.4
<14 days mental health NOT good 1990 6.9 0.2 6.5 7.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 275 6.1 0.4 5.2 6.9
Non-smoker 1897 7.4 0.2 7.0 7.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 662 6.8 0.3 6.2 7.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 749 7.5 0.3 6.9 8.2
Obese, BMI>=30 677 7.4 0.3 6.8 8.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1380 6.5 0.2 6.1 7.0
No 696 9.3 0.4 8.5 10.1
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 397 10.5 0.6 9.3 11.6
Did not serve on active duty 1863 6.7 0.2 6.3 7.0

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.