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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-MALES

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
-MALES 305 235 73.5 63.3-81.7 70 26.5 18.3-36.7
RACE
White 259 199 73.9 64.7-81.4 60 26.1 18.6-35.3
African American 26 22 92.9 74.2-98.3 4 7.1 1.7-25.8
Other Minorities 16 11 38.3 12.3-73.4 5 61.7 26.6-87.7
AGE
18-24 4 1 12.5 1.4-59.3 3 87.5 40.7-98.6
25-34 5 3 64.3 20.4-92.7 2 35.7 7.3-79.6
35-44 23 17 67.7 39.8-86.9 6 32.3 13.1-60.2
45-54 51 36 82.0 64.8-91.8 15 18.0 8.2-35.2
55-64 86 74 85.8 73.2-93.0 12 14.2 7.0-26.8
65+ 135 104 78.2 68.4-85.6 31 21.8 14.4-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 70 73.0 43.7-90.4 9 27.0 9.6-56.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 78 83.8 71.5-91.4 22 16.2 8.6-28.5
Some Post-H.S. 76 54 66.6 48.9-80.5 22 33.4 19.5-51.1
College Graduate 50 33 55.9 34.2-75.5 17 44.1 24.5-65.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 52 70.8 37.3-90.8 5 29.2 9.2-62.7
$15,000- 24,999 65 54 73.3 50.5-88.0 11 26.7 12.0-49.5
$25,000- 34,999 38 30 92.3 79.7-97.4 8 7.7 2.6-20.3
$35,000- 49,999 46 35 72.5 50.6-87.2 11 27.5 12.8-49.4
$50,000- 74,999 35 19 68.3 45.3-84.9 16 31.7 15.1-54.7
$75,000+ 27 13 36.9 18.5-60.1 14 63.1 39.9-81.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 226 191 87.1 78.9-92.4 35 12.9 7.6-21.1
No 75 40 42.5 25.9-61.0 35 57.5 39.0-74.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 118 79.8 67.8-88.1 31 20.2 11.9-32.2
Non-Veteran 133 102 69.0 52.3-81.9 31 31.0 18.1-47.7

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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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