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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 976 832 82.2 77.2-86.4 144 17.8 13.6-22.8
-FEMALES 668 558 81.2 75.6-85.8 110 18.8 14.2-24.4
RACE
White 549 465 82.4 76.1-87.3 84 17.6 12.7-23.9
African American 86 66 80.7 67.0-89.6 20 19.3 10.4-33.0
Other Minorities 31 25 66.6 35.2-88.0 6 33.4 12.0-64.8
AGE
18-24 5 3 74.4 29.8-95.2 2 25.6 4.8-70.2
25-34 23 12 56.9 26.7-82.7 11 43.1 17.3-73.3
35-44 54 43 79.7 65.3-89.1 11 20.3 10.9-34.7
45-54 109 91 87.1 75.9-93.5 18 12.9 6.5-24.1
55-64 163 137 82.3 73.0-88.8 26 17.7 11.2-27.0
65+ 313 272 87.3 80.8-91.8 41 12.7 8.2-19.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 153 135 86.9 76.6-93.0 18 13.1 7.0-23.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 244 196 80.1 70.3-87.3 48 19.9 12.7-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 181 151 79.3 66.7-88.0 30 20.7 12.0-33.3
College Graduate 89 75 79.1 63.7-89.1 14 20.9 10.9-36.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 150 84.4 76.0-90.2 24 15.6 9.8-24.0
$15,000- 24,999 152 126 81.0 65.1-90.7 26 19.0 9.3-34.9
$25,000- 34,999 82 69 80.5 57.9-92.5 13 19.5 7.5-42.1
$35,000- 49,999 76 57 72.3 57.8-83.2 19 27.7 16.8-42.2
$50,000- 74,999 47 37 74.2 52.3-88.3 10 25.8 11.7-47.7
$75,000+ 26 20 79.4 49.4-93.8 6 20.6 6.2-50.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 483 419 83.0 75.6-88.5 64 17.0 11.5-24.4
No 177 132 76.8 67.6-84.0 45 23.2 16.0-32.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 17 85.5 54.7-96.6 2 14.5 3.4-45.3
Non-Veteran 589 489 79.9 73.6-85.0 100 20.1 15.0-26.4

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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