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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-MALES

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
-MALES 306 49 17.2 8.6-31.3 257 82.8 68.7-91.4
RACE
White 260 42 12.6 8.5-18.3 218 87.4 81.7-91.5
African American 26 7 47.3 13.1-84.3 19 52.7 15.7-86.9
Other Minorities 16 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
AGE
18-24 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
25-34 5 1 4.9 0.6-32.3 4 95.1 67.7-99.4
35-44 23 4 7.1 2.3-19.4 19 92.9 80.6-97.7
45-54 51 10 34.4 11.0-69.0 41 65.6 31.0-89.0
55-64 86 10 12.3 6.2-23.0 76 87.7 77.0-93.8
65+ 136 24 15.4 9.8-23.3 112 84.6 76.7-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 19 17.4 9.6-29.6 60 82.6 70.4-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 11 21.3 5.6-55.5 89 78.7 44.5-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 76 13 15.2 7.0-29.9 63 84.8 70.1-93.0
College Graduate 51 6 7.9 3.2-18.3 45 92.1 81.7-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 13 20.8 9.4-40.0 44 79.2 60.0-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 67 10 6.8 3.0-14.5 57 93.2 85.5-97.0
$25,000- 34,999 38 5 40.7 10.0-81.0 33 59.3 19.0-90.0
$35,000- 49,999 46 7 11.3 4.8-24.3 39 88.7 75.7-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 35 7 12.4 5.1-27.4 28 87.6 72.6-94.9
$75,000+ 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 227 45 23.3 11.3-41.8 182 76.7 58.2-88.7
No 75 3 3.6 1.1-11.2 72 96.4 88.8-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 18 8.6 5.0-14.5 131 91.4 85.5-95.0
Non-Veteran 133 27 23.9 9.8-47.5 106 76.1 52.5-90.2

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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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