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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Have you ever been given a breathing test to diagnose your COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 976 832 82.2 77.2-86.4 144 17.8 13.6-22.8
GENDER
Male 308 274 83.6 73.5-90.4 34 16.4 9.6-26.5
Female 668 558 81.2 75.6-85.8 110 18.8 14.2-24.4
RACE
White 810 703 85.5 81.1-89.0 107 14.5 11.0-18.9
African American 113 89 75.2 54.3-88.6 24 24.8 11.4-45.7
Asian 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Native American 31 23 63.7 38.1-83.4 8 36.3 16.6-61.9
Other Minorities 15 12 71.6 33.0-92.8 3 28.4 7.2-67.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 10 49.4 17.3-81.9 3 50.6 18.1-82.7
-English Speaking 7 7 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 6 3 19.1 3.7-59.0 3 80.9 41.0-96.3
Non-Hispanic 960 819 83.1 78.1-87.1 141 16.9 12.9-21.9
AGE
18-24 9 5 71.5 35.5-91.9 4 28.5 8.1-64.5
25-34 28 16 61.3 34.0-83.0 12 38.7 17.0-66.0
35-44 78 61 76.7 58.3-88.6 17 23.3 11.4-41.7
45-54 160 133 83.2 68.3-91.9 27 16.8 8.1-31.7
55-64 249 215 85.7 79.1-90.4 34 14.3 9.6-20.9
65-74 266 240 92.0 87.7-94.8 26 8.0 5.2-12.3
75+ 184 162 86.7 76.3-92.9 22 13.3 7.1-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 204 84.2 74.8-90.6 29 15.8 9.4-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 345 283 79.1 68.2-87.0 62 20.9 13.0-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 257 222 83.4 74.2-89.8 35 16.6 10.2-25.8
College Graduate 140 122 85.4 75.1-91.9 18 14.6 8.1-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 231 195 80.6 71.0-87.6 36 19.4 12.4-29.0
$15,000- 24,999 220 186 76.0 60.5-86.7 34 24.0 13.3-39.5
$25,000- 34,999 120 106 89.9 74.7-96.4 14 10.1 3.6-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 122 101 82.7 73.0-89.4 21 17.3 10.6-27.0
$50,000-74,999 82 68 83.3 69.4-91.7 14 16.7 8.3-30.6
$75,000+ 53 44 84.8 66.0-94.1 9 15.2 5.9-34.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 711 625 83.7 77.4-88.5 86 16.3 11.5-22.6
No 252 196 81.2 73.8-87.0 56 18.8 13.0-26.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 159 89.0 68.6-96.8 10 11.0 3.2-31.4
Non-Veteran 723 598 79.4 73.5-84.3 125 20.6 15.7-26.5

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

^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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