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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-FEMALES

Other than a routine visit, have you had to see a doctor in the past 12 months for symptoms
related to shortness of breath, bronchitis, or other COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 989 438 43.2 37.4-49.1 551 56.8 50.9-62.6
-FEMALES 685 319 45.1 38.8-51.6 366 54.9 48.4-61.2
RACE
White 565 268 46.1 39.5-52.9 297 53.9 47.1-60.5
African American 86 36 41.2 24.0-60.9 50 58.8 39.1-76.0
Other Minorities 32 14 39.6 17.8-66.5 18 60.4 33.5-82.2
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
25-34 23 12 47.8 19.7-77.3 11 52.2 22.7-80.3
35-44 55 25 46.2 31.0-62.1 30 53.8 37.9-69.0
45-54 111 57 42.8 28.0-59.0 54 57.2 41.0-72.0
55-64 166 81 50.6 40.5-60.6 85 49.4 39.4-59.5
65+ 324 143 44.8 37.3-52.5 181 55.2 47.5-62.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 76 44.7 32.8-57.2 83 55.3 42.8-67.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 120 46.2 34.8-58.0 130 53.8 42.0-65.2
Some Post-H.S. 184 80 40.4 29.3-52.5 104 59.6 47.5-70.7
College Graduate 91 43 56.2 41.9-69.5 48 43.8 30.5-58.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 97 49.5 38.7-60.3 86 50.5 39.7-61.3
$15,000- 24,999 154 77 48.9 32.8-65.1 77 51.1 34.9-67.2
$25,000- 34,999 83 40 57.3 41.8-71.5 43 42.7 28.5-58.2
$35,000- 49,999 77 31 30.6 19.4-44.8 46 69.4 55.2-80.6
$50,000- 74,999 48 19 47.0 28.7-66.0 29 53.0 34.0-71.3
$75,000+ 28 14 49.6 25.7-73.7 14 50.4 26.3-74.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 498 258 50.4 42.3-58.6 240 49.6 41.4-57.7
No 180 59 31.9 23.0-42.2 121 68.1 57.8-77.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 14 78.2 50.0-92.8 5 21.8 7.2-50.0
Non-Veteran 604 275 42.6 36.0-49.6 329 57.4 50.4-64.0

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*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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