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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 12,337 993 5.6 5.0- 6.3 11,344 94.4 93.7-95.0
-FEMALES 7,750 686 6.3 5.5- 7.2 7,064 93.7 92.8-94.5
RACE
White 6,161 564 6.5 5.7- 7.4 5,597 93.5 92.6-94.3
African American 1,129 88 5.4 3.5- 8.1 1,041 94.6 91.9-96.5
Other Minorities 422 32 6.8 4.1-11.1 390 93.2 88.9-95.9
AGE
18-24 179 5 1.5 0.5- 4.4 174 98.5 95.6-99.5
25-34 729 23 4.5 2.4- 8.5 706 95.5 91.5-97.6
35-44 1,173 55 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,118 96.5 95.2-97.5
45-54 1,442 113 6.7 4.8- 9.3 1,329 93.3 90.7-95.2
55-64 1,594 165 9.0 7.4-10.9 1,429 91.0 89.1-92.6
65+ 2,554 324 10.7 9.2-12.4 2,230 89.3 87.6-90.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 935 161 11.8 9.1-15.2 774 88.2 84.8-90.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,298 250 7.5 5.9- 9.5 2,048 92.5 90.5-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,061 183 7.5 5.9- 9.5 1,878 92.5 90.5-94.1
College Graduate 2,446 91 2.2 1.7- 3.0 2,355 97.8 97.0-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 943 183 11.9 9.5-15.0 760 88.1 85.0-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,281 153 10.1 7.3-13.8 1,128 89.9 86.2-92.7
$25,000- 34,999 800 83 8.0 5.8-11.0 717 92.0 89.0-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,005 77 5.6 4.1- 7.6 928 94.4 92.4-95.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,048 48 3.9 2.6- 5.7 1,000 96.1 94.3-97.4
$75,000+ 1,397 28 1.9 1.1- 3.2 1,369 98.1 96.8-98.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,821 499 14.4 12.3-16.8 2,322 85.6 83.2-87.7
No 4,863 179 2.7 2.1- 3.3 4,684 97.3 96.7-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 176 19 9.5 5.4-16.4 157 90.5 83.6-94.6
Non-Veteran 6,921 605 6.2 5.3- 7.1 6,316 93.8 92.9-94.7

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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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