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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you ever been given a breathing test to diagnose your COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 976 832 82.2 77.2-86.4 144 17.8 13.6-22.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 113 89 75.2 54.3-88.6 24 24.8 11.4-45.7
GENDER
Male 27 23 68.5 29.5-91.9 4 31.5 8.1-70.5
Female 86 66 80.7 67.0-89.6 20 19.3 10.4-33.0

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.
Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are possible.

^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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