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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 357 22 5.1 3.0- 8.4 335 94.9 91.6-97.0
GENDER
Male 132 5 3.0 1.1- 7.5 127 97.0 92.5-98.9
Female 225 17 6.9 3.8-12.4 208 93.1 87.6-96.2
RACE
White 272 20 6.6 3.9-11.0 252 93.4 89.0-96.1
Other 81 2 2.2 0.5-10.1 79 97.8 89.9-99.5
AGE
18-44 87 3 3.5 1.1-10.4 84 96.5 89.6-98.9
45+ 267 19 6.5 3.8-10.9 248 93.5 89.1-96.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 9 6.6 3.1-13.5 94 93.4 86.5-96.9
Some College + 254 13 4.5 2.2- 8.8 241 95.5 91.2-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 11 7.1 3.4-14.1 120 92.9 85.9-96.6
$50,000+ 172 6 2.8 1.1- 7.0 166 97.2 93.0-98.9

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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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