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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 12 months, have you stayed in a hospital OVERNIGHT because of shortness of breath, COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 992 121 13.8 9.3-19.9 871 86.2 80.1-90.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 114 18 26.8 9.7-55.6 96 73.2 44.4-90.3
GENDER
Male 26 7 47.3 13.1-84.3 19 52.7 15.7-86.9
Female 88 11 12.7 5.5-26.8 77 87.3 73.2-94.5

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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