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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 12 months, has a doctor ever prescribed prednisone for your breathing problems?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 951 280 28.6 23.1-34.8 671 71.4 65.2-76.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 109 33 34.1 15.1-60.1 76 65.9 39.9-84.9
GENDER
Male 22 4 44.8 10.3-85.2 18 55.2 14.8-89.7
Female 87 29 27.0 14.9-43.9 58 73.0 56.1-85.1

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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