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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,673 115 5.4 3.6- 8.2 1,558 94.6 91.8-96.4
GENDER
Male 544 27 5.5 2.6-11.5 517 94.5 88.5-97.4
Female 1,129 88 5.4 3.5- 8.1 1,041 94.6 91.9-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,656 115 5.5 3.7- 8.3 1,541 94.5 91.7-96.3
AGE
18-24 73 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 72 99.5 96.3-99.9
25-34 182 11 6.3 2.1-17.6 171 93.7 82.4-97.9
35-44 260 9 4.6 1.9-10.7 251 95.4 89.3-98.1
45-54 364 28 9.0 3.6-20.9 336 91.0 79.1-96.4
55-64 377 40 7.4 5.0-10.7 337 92.6 89.3-95.0
65+ 405 26 3.9 2.5- 6.2 379 96.1 93.8-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 26 5.3 3.2- 8.7 259 94.7 91.3-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 45 9.4 5.0-16.9 543 90.6 83.1-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 410 28 3.4 2.2- 5.5 382 96.6 94.5-97.8
College Graduate 387 16 1.7 0.9- 3.1 371 98.3 96.9-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 40 7.7 5.2-11.4 275 92.3 88.6-94.8
$15,000- 24,999 360 18 8.2 3.4-18.2 342 91.8 81.8-96.6
$25,000- 34,999 190 11 9.7 2.4-32.1 179 90.3 67.9-97.6
$35,000-49,999 196 20 7.0 4.1-11.6 176 93.0 88.4-95.9
$50,000- 74,999 192 8 3.5 1.3- 9.0 184 96.5 91.0-98.7
$75,000+ 185 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 182 99.7 99.1-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 676 87 11.9 7.3-18.8 589 88.1 81.2-92.7
No 974 24 1.5 0.8- 2.6 950 98.5 97.4-99.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 18 7.5 2.7-18.8 183 92.5 81.2-97.3
Non-Veteran 1,335 85 4.9 2.9- 8.0 1,250 95.1 92.0-97.1

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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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