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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-FEMALES

Would you say that shortness of breath affects the quality of your life?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 982 700 71.2 65.9-76.0 282 28.8 24.0-34.1
-FEMALES 677 465 69.7 63.7-75.0 212 30.3 25.0-36.3
RACE
White 558 376 66.2 59.4-72.3 182 33.8 27.7-40.6
African American 85 59 75.5 59.2-86.7 26 24.5 13.3-40.8
Other Minorities 32 28 90.8 72.5-97.4 4 9.2 2.6-27.5
AGE
18-24 5 3 74.4 29.8-95.2 2 25.6 4.8-70.2
25-34 23 10 54.2 24.6-81.2 13 45.8 18.8-75.4
35-44 55 42 79.5 65.7-88.7 13 20.5 11.3-34.3
45-54 112 77 75.7 61.2-86.1 35 24.3 13.9-38.8
55-64 163 120 70.1 59.9-78.6 43 29.9 21.4-40.1
65+ 318 212 67.7 60.1-74.4 106 32.3 25.6-39.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 154 128 87.1 78.9-92.4 26 12.9 7.6-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 174 70.9 61.2-79.1 76 29.1 20.9-38.8
Some Post-H.S. 182 110 57.3 44.9-68.8 72 42.7 31.2-55.1
College Graduate 90 52 67.2 53.3-78.6 38 32.8 21.4-46.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 140 79.7 70.6-86.6 41 20.3 13.4-29.4
$15,000- 24,999 153 102 65.6 49.7-78.7 51 34.4 21.3-50.3
$25,000- 34,999 83 62 73.5 57.6-85.0 21 26.5 15.0-42.4
$35,000- 49,999 76 42 52.5 36.8-67.8 34 47.5 32.2-63.2
$50,000- 74,999 46 25 55.0 35.4-73.1 21 45.0 26.9-64.6
$75,000+ 28 17 77.0 56.2-89.7 11 23.0 10.3-43.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 491 383 79.3 72.5-84.8 108 20.7 15.2-27.5
No 178 76 46.1 35.0-57.5 102 53.9 42.5-65.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 12 66.1 37.4-86.4 6 33.9 13.6-62.6
Non-Veteran 597 417 71.5 65.3-77.0 180 28.5 23.0-34.7

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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