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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Have you ever been told by a doctor or health professional that you have
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,337 993 5.6 5.0- 6.3 11,344 94.4 93.7-95.0
-Buncombe County 377 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6 360 97.3 95.4-98.4
GENDER
Male 136 4 1.4 0.5- 3.8 132 98.6 96.2-99.5
Female 241 13 3.9 2.1- 7.1 228 96.1 92.9-97.9
RACE
White 346 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 330 97.1 95.1-98.3
Other 28 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 27 98.3 88.5-99.8
AGE
18-44 100 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 99 99.2 94.6-99.9
45+ 276 16 4.5 2.7- 7.5 260 95.5 92.5-97.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 9 4.8 2.3- 9.6 101 95.2 90.4-97.7
Some College + 264 8 1.9 0.9- 4.2 256 98.1 95.8-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 12 4.8 2.6- 8.8 166 95.2 91.2-97.4
$50,000+ 155 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 154 99.8 98.4- 100

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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