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 1178 6.6 0.2 6.2 7.1
GENDER
Male 442 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.0
Female 736 7.9 0.3 7.2 8.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 2 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.9
25-34 years 25 1.7 0.4 1.0 2.4
35-44 years 44 3.0 0.6 1.9 4.1
45-54 years 113 5.3 0.5 4.2 6.3
55-64 years 231 8.6 0.6 7.4 9.8
65+ years 763 17.5 0.7 16.2 18.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 28 2.9 0.8 1.4 4.5
Non-Hispanic 1143 7.0 0.2 6.6 7.5
RACE
White only 1093 7.1 0.3 6.6 7.6
Black or African American only 44 4.6 0.9 2.9 6.3
Other race only 15 4.5 1.6 1.3 7.6
More than one race 14 3.5 1.1 1.4 5.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 52 5.5 0.9 3.6 7.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 342 7.3 0.5 6.4 8.2
Some college 343 6.5 0.4 5.7 7.2
College graduate 432 6.6 0.4 5.9 7.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 7.5 1.0 5.6 9.5
$15,000 to $24,999 155 6.7 0.7 5.3 8.2
$25,000 to $34,999 145 8.6 0.8 7.0 10.3
$35,000 to $49,999 167 7.7 0.7 6.3 9.1
$50,000 or more 365 5.1 0.3 4.5 5.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 328 3.5 0.2 3.1 4.0
Out of work 24 4.9 1.2 2.5 7.3
Homemaker/Student 70 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.5
Retired 607 16.6 0.7 15.2 18.1
Unable to work 126 16.7 1.8 13.2 20.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 579 12.6 0.6 11.5 13.8
1 to less than 20 hours 76 7.4 1.0 5.5 9.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 113 5.1 0.5 4.0 6.1
40 hours or more 202 3.2 0.3 2.7 3.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 648 6.9 0.3 6.3 7.5
Divorced/Seperated 189 8.4 0.8 6.9 9.9
Widowed 287 16.7 1.1 14.5 18.8
Never married 54 1.5 0.3 1.0 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 481 12.5 0.7 11.1 13.8
Living without a disability 637 4.9 0.2 4.5 5.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 89 10.3 1.2 7.8 12.7
Rural 120 6.7 0.7 5.3 8.0
Densely-settled rural 192 6.7 0.6 5.6 7.8
Semi-Urban 180 6.0 0.5 5.0 7.0
Urban 597 6.5 0.3 5.9 7.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1136 7.3 0.3 6.8 7.8
Uninsured 36 2.3 0.5 1.4 3.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 229 13.7 1.0 11.8 15.7
No diabetes 947 5.9 0.2 5.4 6.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 136 9.7 1.0 7.7 11.7
No current asthma 1029 6.3 0.2 5.8 6.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 608 13.0 0.6 11.8 14.1
No arthritis 565 4.5 0.2 4.1 5.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 121 8.5 1.0 6.6 10.4
<14 days mental health NOT good 1028 6.4 0.2 5.9 6.8
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 149 6.3 0.6 5.1 7.5
Non-smoker 975 6.8 0.3 6.3 7.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 343 6.5 0.4 5.6 7.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 382 6.9 0.4 6.0 7.8
Obese, BMI>=30 341 6.9 0.4 6.1 7.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 801 5.9 0.2 5.4 6.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 374 9.1 0.6 8.0 10.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 226 10.7 0.8 9.1 12.3
Did not serve on active duty 941 6.1 0.2 5.6 6.6

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.