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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-MALES

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
-MALES 287 71 23.8 14.1-37.2 216 76.2 62.8-85.9
RACE
White 246 63 20.2 14.4-27.4 183 79.8 72.6-85.6
African American 22 4 44.8 10.3-85.2 18 55.2 14.8-89.7
Other Minorities 16 4 15.7 3.5-48.5 12 84.3 51.5-96.5
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 21 2 3.9 0.9-15.8 19 96.1 84.2-99.1
45-54 51 10 33.5 10.4-68.7 41 66.5 31.3-89.6
55-64 78 20 25.0 15.5-37.8 58 75.0 62.2-84.5
65+ 127 37 28.8 19.4-40.5 90 71.2 59.5-80.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 24 25.6 13.4-43.4 45 74.4 56.6-86.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 94 19 29.0 10.4-58.9 75 71.0 41.1-89.6
Some Post-H.S. 74 18 19.0 9.9-33.3 56 81.0 66.7-90.1
College Graduate 50 10 14.7 7.0-28.4 40 85.3 71.6-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 12 14.1 6.4-28.3 37 85.9 71.7-93.6
$15,000- 24,999 64 15 19.1 8.6-37.4 49 80.9 62.6-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 38 10 50.5 17.6-82.9 28 49.5 17.1-82.4
$35,000- 49,999 42 9 15.3 7.4-29.0 33 84.7 71.0-92.6
$50,000- 74,999 35 5 8.7 3.2-21.7 30 91.3 78.3-96.8
$75,000+ 27 5 12.6 4.1-32.5 22 87.4 67.5-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 209 58 28.6 15.5-46.6 151 71.4 53.4-84.5
No 75 11 11.6 4.9-25.0 64 88.4 75.0-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 38 24.6 15.9-36.0 103 75.4 64.0-84.1
Non-Veteran 122 29 25.0 10.3-49.2 93 75.0 50.8-89.7

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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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