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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, has a doctor ever prescribed prednisone for your breathing problems?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 951 280 28.6 23.1-34.8 671 71.4 65.2-76.9
-FEMALES 664 209 31.9 26.1-38.2 455 68.1 61.8-73.9
RACE
White 545 167 31.7 25.5-38.6 378 68.3 61.4-74.5
African American 87 29 27.0 14.9-43.9 58 73.0 56.1-85.1
Other Minorities 30 12 46.9 22.8-72.6 18 53.1 27.4-77.2
AGE
18-24 5 1 46.2 8.7-88.6 4 53.8 11.4-91.3
25-34 23 6 31.2 10.5-63.7 17 68.8 36.3-89.5
35-44 51 20 41.3 25.7-58.8 31 58.7 41.2-74.3
45-54 110 44 30.2 18.4-45.4 66 69.8 54.6-81.6
55-64 166 55 34.7 25.4-45.2 111 65.3 54.8-74.6
65+ 308 83 27.3 21.2-34.4 225 72.7 65.6-78.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 155 53 29.2 19.7-40.8 102 70.8 59.2-80.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 240 72 27.9 19.3-38.5 168 72.1 61.5-80.7
Some Post-H.S. 178 58 35.8 24.7-48.7 120 64.2 51.3-75.3
College Graduate 90 25 36.9 23.2-53.1 65 63.1 46.9-76.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 178 64 36.3 25.8-48.2 114 63.7 51.8-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 151 55 35.3 22.1-51.1 96 64.7 48.9-77.9
$25,000- 34,999 80 16 29.3 14.5-50.1 64 70.7 49.9-85.5
$35,000- 49,999 73 15 16.8 9.2-28.7 58 83.2 71.3-90.8
$50,000- 74,999 47 17 36.7 20.2-57.0 30 63.3 43.0-79.8
$75,000+ 28 11 53.1 29.1-75.8 17 46.9 24.2-70.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 484 174 37.3 29.8-45.5 310 62.7 54.5-70.2
No 173 33 17.9 11.7-26.4 140 82.1 73.6-88.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 8 34.9 15.1-61.7 10 65.1 38.3-84.9
Non-Veteran 585 184 32.2 25.9-39.1 401 67.8 60.9-74.1

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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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