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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 398 28 4.8 3.1- 7.5 370 95.2 92.5-96.9
GENDER
Male 157 12 4.2 2.0- 8.7 145 95.8 91.3-98.0
Female 241 16 5.6 3.3- 9.4 225 94.4 90.6-96.7
RACE
White 284 21 5.6 3.3- 9.4 263 94.4 90.6-96.7
Other 109 7 4.0 1.7- 9.3 102 96.0 90.7-98.3
AGE
18-44 90 3 1.8 0.5- 5.8 87 98.2 94.2-99.5
45+ 303 25 7.0 4.4-11.2 278 93.0 88.8-95.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 12 5.8 2.9-11.4 128 94.2 88.6-97.1
Some College + 258 16 4.3 2.3- 7.7 242 95.7 92.3-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 17 6.5 3.5-11.8 174 93.5 88.2-96.5
$50,000+ 158 6 2.7 1.1- 6.3 152 97.3 93.7-98.9

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

^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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