CANCER SURVIVORSHIP IN UTAH
BRFSS Survivorship Module Results
During this webinar…
Breakdown of the Data
Demographics
Cancer Survivorship Module Results
Cancer and Other Health Conditi...
Cancer Survivorship in the U.S.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January
20, 2012
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss6...
The Data (2009-2010)
Four questions asked on the core survey
Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other
health p...
The Data (2010)
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Cancer Survivorship Module
Made up of 10 additional que...
Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other
health professional that you had cancer?

1577
13%

10664
87%
Yes

No
How many different types of cancer have you had?

100.0%
90.0%

86.5%

80.0%
70.0%
60.0%
50.0%
40.0%
30.0%
20.0%
10.6%

10...
At what age were you told you had cancer?

364
23.1%

1213
76.9%

40 years and over

Under 40 years
What type of cancer was it?
Lung
Stomach
Testicular
Pharyngeal
Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Renal (kidney)
Ovarian
Cancers represent...
Demographics

Demographic
Age
59 and Under
60 and Over
Total

Cancer Status
Cancer Survivors Without Cancer
N
%
N
%
521
10...
Demographics

Demographics
Ethnicity
Hispanic
Non‐Hispanic
Total
Race
White
Non‐White
Total

Cancer Status
Cancer Survivor...
Demographics

Demographic
County Density
Urban
Rural
Frontier
Total

Cancer Status
Cancer Survivors Without Cancer
N
%
N
%...
Cancer Survivorship Module

Are you currently receiving treatment for cancer?
5.6% said they were currently receiving trea...
Cancer Survivorship Module
Do you currently have physical pain caused by
your cancer or cancer treatment?
11.6% said yes

...
Cancer Survivorship Module
With your most recent diagnosis of cancer, did
you have health insurance that paid for all or
p...
Cancer Survivorship Module

Did you participate in a clinical trial as part of
your cancer treatment?
5.8% said yes
Cancer Survivorship Module
What type of doctor provides the majority of
your health care?
52.18

Family Practitioner

17.6...
Cancer Survivorship Module
Did you receive a written summary of all the
cancer treatments that you received?
30.9% said ye...
Cancer and Other Health Conditions/Behaviors
Chronic Conditions
Health Behaviors
Quality of Life
Cancer and Other Health Conditions/Behaviors
3.00

2.50

2.00

1.50

1.00

0.50

0.00

1.99

1.73

1.38

1.27

1.25

1.25
...
Cancer and Quality of Life
3.00

2.50

2.00

1.50

1.00

0.50

0.00

1.92

1.76

1.74

1.73

1.71

1.27

1.05

*Poor
Healt...
Cancer Survivorship Conclusion
Higher burden of chronic disease
More likely to report poor health and life
dissatisfaction...
For more information
Utah Health Status Update: Cancer Survivorship
http://health.utah.gov/opha/publications/hsu/120
9_Can...
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Cancer Survivorship in Utah, Part 2

  1. 1. CANCER SURVIVORSHIP IN UTAH BRFSS Survivorship Module Results
  2. 2. During this webinar… Breakdown of the Data Demographics Cancer Survivorship Module Results Cancer and Other Health Conditions/Behaviors Findings/Conclusions Q&A
  3. 3. Cancer Survivorship in the U.S. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January 20, 2012 http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss6101.pdf
  4. 4. The Data (2009-2010) Four questions asked on the core survey Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had cancer? How many different types of cancer have you had? At what age were you told you had cancer? What type of cancer was it? Health status, chronic disease, health behaviors, disability, emotional support and life satisfaction
  5. 5. The Data (2010) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Cancer Survivorship Module Made up of 10 additional questions covering cancer treatment, doctor, written instructions, healthcare access, clinical trials, physical pain, and more.
  6. 6. Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had cancer? 1577 13% 10664 87% Yes No
  7. 7. How many different types of cancer have you had? 100.0% 90.0% 86.5% 80.0% 70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.6% 10.0% 2.9% 0.0% Only One Two Three or More
  8. 8. At what age were you told you had cancer? 364 23.1% 1213 76.9% 40 years and over Under 40 years
  9. 9. What type of cancer was it? Lung Stomach Testicular Pharyngeal Hodgkin's Lymphoma Renal (kidney) Ovarian Cancers representing <0.35% Leukemia (blood) Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Endometrial Colorectal Thyroid Bladder Other Cervical Prostate Breast Melanoma Other skin cancer 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% 30.0% 35.0% Age-adjusted percent among cancer survivors
  10. 10. Demographics Demographic Age 59 and Under 60 and Over Total Cancer Status Cancer Survivors Without Cancer N % N % 521 1056 1577 43.1 56.9 100.0 7584 3080 10664 85.0 15.0 100.0
  11. 11. Demographics Demographics Ethnicity Hispanic Non‐Hispanic Total Race White Non‐White Total Cancer Status Cancer Survivors Without Cancer N % N % 36 1536 1572 3.4 96.6 100.0 625 9991 10616 7.4 92.6 100.0 1522 55 1577 95.1 4.9 100.0 9856 808 10664 90.8 9.2 100.0
  12. 12. Demographics Demographic County Density Urban Rural Frontier Total Cancer Status Cancer Survivors Without Cancer N % N % 900 534 119 1553 70.6 24.6 4.5 100.0 6172 3575 755 10502 73.5 22.1 4.4 100.0
  13. 13. Cancer Survivorship Module Are you currently receiving treatment for cancer? 5.6% said they were currently receiving treatment Were you EVER given a written summary of all the cancer treatments you received? 28% said they were given a written summary
  14. 14. Cancer Survivorship Module Do you currently have physical pain caused by your cancer or cancer treatment? 11.6% said yes Is your pain currently under control? 90.8% said yes
  15. 15. Cancer Survivorship Module With your most recent diagnosis of cancer, did you have health insurance that paid for all or part of your cancer treatment? 91.9% said yes Were you EVER denied health insurance or life insurance coverage because of your cancer? 5.2% said yes
  16. 16. Cancer Survivorship Module Did you participate in a clinical trial as part of your cancer treatment? 5.8% said yes
  17. 17. Cancer Survivorship Module What type of doctor provides the majority of your health care? 52.18 Family Practitioner 17.68 Other (Unspecified) 15.83 Internist 4.97 Gynecologic Oncologist 3.90 Cancer Surgeon 2.36 General Surgeon Urologist 1.57 Medical Oncologist 1.11 Plastic Surgeon 0.40 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 Percent 40.0 50.0 60.0
  18. 18. Cancer Survivorship Module Did you receive a written summary of all the cancer treatments that you received? 30.9% said yes Did you receive written instructions on where you should return or who you should see for routine cancer check-ups after completing treatment for cancer? 68.5% said yes
  19. 19. Cancer and Other Health Conditions/Behaviors Chronic Conditions Health Behaviors Quality of Life
  20. 20. Cancer and Other Health Conditions/Behaviors 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.50 0.00 1.99 1.73 1.38 1.27 1.25 1.25 1.08 1.06 *Asthma *Smoker *Hypertension Angina *Obesity Heart Attack High Chol Sedentary Odds Ratio
  21. 21. Cancer and Quality of Life 3.00 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 0.50 0.00 1.92 1.76 1.74 1.73 1.71 1.27 1.05 *Poor Health *Life Satisfaction *General Health *Physical Health *Limited Activity Mental Health Emotional Support Odds Ratio
  22. 22. Cancer Survivorship Conclusion Higher burden of chronic disease More likely to report poor health and life dissatisfaction Public health programs regarding cancer survivorship - room for improvement
  23. 23. For more information Utah Health Status Update: Cancer Survivorship http://health.utah.gov/opha/publications/hsu/120 9_CancerS.pdf September 2012 Meghan Balough, Epidemiologist Phone: (801) 538-6204 Email: mbalough@utah.gov

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