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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-MALES

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
-MALES 308 274 83.6 73.5-90.4 34 16.4 9.6-26.5
RACE
White 261 238 90.0 84.1-93.9 23 10.0 6.1-15.9
African American 27 23 68.5 29.5-91.9 4 31.5 8.1-70.5
Other Minorities 16 10 67.7 31.0-90.7 6 32.3 9.3-69.0
AGE
18-24 4 2 70.1 23.5-94.7 2 29.9 5.3-76.5
25-34 5 4 84.4 36.0-98.1 1 15.6 1.9-64.0
35-44 24 18 74.4 43.4-91.6 6 25.6 8.4-56.6
45-54 51 42 79.0 50.1-93.4 9 21.0 6.6-49.9
55-64 86 78 91.1 80.9-96.1 8 8.9 3.9-19.1
65+ 137 130 93.8 83.9-97.7 7 6.2 2.3-16.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 69 80.7 62.0-91.5 11 19.3 8.5-38.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 101 87 77.9 56.1-90.7 14 22.1 9.3-43.9
Some Post-H.S. 76 71 91.4 78.6-96.8 5 8.6 3.2-21.4
College Graduate 51 47 92.8 78.9-97.8 4 7.2 2.2-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 45 75.1 53.7-88.6 12 24.9 11.4-46.3
$15,000- 24,999 68 60 69.3 42.2-87.4 8 30.7 12.6-57.8
$25,000- 34,999 38 37 98.9 91.7-99.9 1 1.1 0.1- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 46 44 96.5 85.6-99.2 2 3.5 0.8-14.4
$50,000- 74,999 35 31 92.2 78.5-97.4 4 7.8 2.6-21.5
$75,000+ 27 24 91.6 73.9-97.7 3 8.4 2.3-26.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 228 206 84.8 72.2-92.3 22 15.2 7.7-27.8
No 75 64 87.2 72.9-94.5 11 12.8 5.5-27.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 142 89.4 65.4-97.4 8 10.6 2.6-34.6
Non-Veteran 134 109 78.4 64.2-88.0 25 21.6 12.0-35.8

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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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