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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, have you stayed in a hospital OVERNIGHT because of shortness of breath, COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 992 121 13.8 9.3-19.9 871 86.2 80.1-90.7
-FEMALES 686 72 11.4 8.1-15.8 614 88.6 84.2-91.9
RACE
White 564 58 11.2 7.6-16.3 506 88.8 83.7-92.4
African American 88 11 12.7 5.5-26.8 77 87.3 73.2-94.5
Other Minorities 32 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 31 99.1 93.5-99.9
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
25-34 23 2 6.8 1.3-29.9 21 93.2 70.1-98.7
35-44 55 5 9.8 3.2-26.4 50 90.2 73.6-96.8
45-54 113 15 10.7 4.4-24.0 98 89.3 76.0-95.6
55-64 166 20 15.9 8.7-27.4 146 84.1 72.6-91.3
65+ 323 30 11.9 7.4-18.4 293 88.1 81.6-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 24 13.3 7.5-22.4 136 86.7 77.6-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 19 6.8 3.5-12.7 231 93.2 87.3-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 184 14 8.8 3.9-18.6 170 91.2 81.4-96.1
College Graduate 91 15 28.8 15.9-46.3 76 71.2 53.7-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 25 13.2 7.5-22.4 158 86.8 77.6-92.5
$15,000- 24,999 154 12 7.8 3.3-17.2 142 92.2 82.8-96.7
$25,000- 34,999 83 3 8.3 2.5-24.8 80 91.7 75.2-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 77 9 11.3 5.5-21.9 68 88.7 78.1-94.5
$50,000- 74,999 48 9 24.8 10.7-47.7 39 75.2 52.3-89.3
$75,000+ 28 3 19.7 4.8-54.6 25 80.3 45.4-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 498 66 14.8 10.3-20.7 432 85.2 79.3-89.7
No 180 5 3.3 1.1- 9.5 175 96.7 90.5-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 19 2 7.7 1.8-27.5 17 92.3 72.5-98.2
Non-Veteran 605 63 11.6 8.0-16.5 542 88.4 83.5-92.0

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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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