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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Other than a routine visit, have you had to see a doctor in the past 12 months for symptoms
related to shortness of breath, bronchitis, or other COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 989 438 43.2 37.4-49.1 551 56.8 50.9-62.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 112 46 52.4 31.6-72.4 66 47.6 27.6-68.4
GENDER
Male 26 10 68.2 33.9-89.9 16 31.8 10.1-66.1
Female 86 36 41.2 24.0-60.9 50 58.8 39.1-76.0

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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