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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Have you ever been told by a doctor or health professional that you have
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,337 993 5.6 5.0- 6.3 11,344 94.4 93.7-95.0
GENDER
Male 4,587 307 4.8 3.9- 5.9 4,280 95.2 94.1-96.1
Female 7,750 686 6.3 5.5- 7.2 7,064 93.7 92.8-94.5
RACE
White 9,845 825 5.7 5.1- 6.4 9,020 94.3 93.6-94.9
African American 1,673 115 5.4 3.6- 8.2 1,558 94.6 91.8-96.4
Asian 92 2 2.6 0.6-11.1 90 97.4 88.9-99.4
Native American 283 31 9.6 5.9-15.3 252 90.4 84.7-94.1
Other Minorities 365 15 4.0 1.8- 8.5 350 96.0 91.5-98.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 401 13 2.1 0.9- 4.4 388 97.9 95.6-99.1
-English Speaking 217 7 2.1 0.8- 5.4 210 97.9 94.6-99.2
-Spanish Speaking 184 6 2.0 0.7- 6.0 178 98.0 94.0-99.3
Non-Hispanic 11,902 977 5.9 5.2- 6.6 10,925 94.1 93.4-94.8
AGE
18-24 355 9 2.2 1.0- 5.0 346 97.8 95.0-99.0
25-34 1,111 28 2.7 1.5- 4.7 1,083 97.3 95.3-98.5
35-44 1,833 79 3.9 2.8- 5.3 1,754 96.1 94.7-97.2
45-54 2,406 164 6.7 4.9- 9.1 2,242 93.3 90.9-95.1
55-64 2,626 251 7.6 6.4- 9.0 2,375 92.4 91.0-93.6
65-74 2,219 272 9.8 8.3-11.4 1,947 90.2 88.6-91.7
75+ 1,687 189 9.8 8.1-12.0 1,498 90.2 88.0-91.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,544 241 9.7 7.7-12.1 1,303 90.3 87.9-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,622 351 7.2 5.7- 8.9 3,271 92.8 91.1-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,155 259 6.1 5.0- 7.4 2,896 93.9 92.6-95.0
College Graduate 4,000 141 2.1 1.7- 2.7 3,859 97.9 97.3-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,327 240 11.5 9.1-14.5 1,087 88.5 85.5-90.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,945 221 9.3 7.2-12.0 1,724 90.7 88.0-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,271 121 8.4 5.5-12.5 1,150 91.6 87.5-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,605 123 5.5 4.2- 7.1 1,482 94.5 92.9-95.8
$50,000-74,999 1,730 83 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,647 96.0 94.6-97.1
$75,000+ 2,660 54 1.4 1.0- 2.0 2,606 98.6 98.0-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,375 727 12.9 11.2-14.8 3,648 87.1 85.2-88.8
No 7,853 253 2.4 1.9- 2.9 7,600 97.6 97.1-98.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,609 169 8.4 6.6-10.7 1,440 91.6 89.3-93.4
Non-Veteran 9,696 738 5.2 4.5- 5.9 8,958 94.8 94.1-95.5

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^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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