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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-MALES

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
-MALES 304 119 40.3 29.7-52.0 185 59.7 48.0-70.3
RACE
White 258 101 36.1 27.5-45.6 157 63.9 54.4-72.5
African American 26 10 68.2 33.9-89.9 16 31.8 10.1-66.1
Other Minorities 16 7 24.9 7.4-57.9 9 75.1 42.1-92.6
AGE
18-24 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
25-34 5 2 44.6 9.0-86.7 3 55.4 13.3-91.0
35-44 23 10 38.0 16.5-65.5 13 62.0 34.5-83.5
45-54 50 16 58.0 32.9-79.5 34 42.0 20.5-67.1
55-64 86 39 41.0 28.4-55.0 47 59.0 45.0-71.6
65+ 135 52 34.2 25.1-44.7 83 65.8 55.3-74.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 37 38.4 23.1-56.5 41 61.6 43.5-76.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 34 47.8 27.7-68.6 66 52.2 31.4-72.3
Some Post-H.S. 76 29 33.3 19.1-51.3 47 66.7 48.7-80.9
College Graduate 50 19 33.9 18.1-54.4 31 66.1 45.6-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 55 27 31.7 17.2-50.7 28 68.3 49.3-82.8
$15,000- 24,999 66 26 41.3 22.2-63.4 40 58.7 36.6-77.8
$25,000- 34,999 38 15 66.1 34.4-87.9 23 33.9 12.1-65.6
$35,000- 49,999 46 18 31.0 16.6-50.3 28 69.0 49.7-83.4
$50,000- 74,999 35 10 39.8 17.5-67.3 25 60.2 32.7-82.5
$75,000+ 27 9 26.2 11.5-49.2 18 73.8 50.8-88.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 225 96 46.1 32.9-60.0 129 53.9 40.0-67.1
No 75 21 25.6 12.8-44.6 54 74.4 55.4-87.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 55 37.8 25.1-52.3 93 62.2 47.7-74.9
Non-Veteran 132 53 42.3 25.9-60.5 79 57.7 39.5-74.1

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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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