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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Would you say that shortness of breath affects the quality of your life?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 982 700 71.2 65.9-76.0 282 28.8 24.0-34.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 111 81 82.8 70.5-90.6 30 17.2 9.4-29.5
GENDER
Male 26 22 92.9 74.2-98.3 4 7.1 1.7-25.8
Female 85 59 75.5 59.2-86.7 26 24.5 13.3-40.8

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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