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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you ever been told by a doctor or health professional that you have
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,337 993 5.6 5.0- 6.3 11,344 94.4 93.7-95.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,814 866 5.7 5.0- 6.4 9,948 94.3 93.6-95.0
No 1,501 127 5.3 4.0- 7.0 1,374 94.7 93.0-96.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 202 40 9.6 5.8-15.4 162 90.4 84.6-94.2
Recommended Range 3,929 258 4.2 3.4- 5.1 3,671 95.8 94.9-96.6
Overweight 4,213 300 4.7 3.9- 5.6 3,913 95.3 94.4-96.1
Obese 3,449 356 7.4 6.0- 9.1 3,093 92.6 90.9-94.0
Current Smoker
No 10,092 631 4.0 3.5- 4.6 9,461 96.0 95.4-96.5
Yes 2,193 357 11.6 9.5-14.1 1,836 88.4 85.9-90.5
History of CVD**
Yes 1,473 310 18.5 14.8-22.8 1,163 81.5 77.2-85.2
No 10,739 657 4.2 3.7- 4.9 10,082 95.8 95.1-96.3
Binge Drinker
No 11,178 941 5.9 5.3- 6.6 10,237 94.1 93.4-94.7
Yes 1,037 43 3.4 1.7- 6.6 994 96.6 93.4-98.3
Heavy Drinker
No 11,686 949 5.7 5.1- 6.4 10,737 94.3 93.6-94.9
Yes 458 27 2.4 1.5- 3.8 431 97.6 96.2-98.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,387 214 10.6 8.1-13.9 1,173 89.4 86.1-91.9
No 10,697 741 4.8 4.2- 5.5 9,956 95.2 94.5-95.8
Current Asthma
Yes 1,018 357 28.6 24.0-33.6 661 71.4 66.4-76.0
No 11,266 621 3.6 3.1- 4.2 10,645 96.4 95.8-96.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,596 235 12.5 10.0-15.6 1,361 87.5 84.4-90.0
No 10,725 757 4.9 4.2- 5.5 9,968 95.1 94.5-95.8
Disability
Yes 4,375 727 12.9 11.2-14.8 3,648 87.1 85.2-88.8
No 7,853 253 2.4 1.9- 2.9 7,600 97.6 97.1-98.1

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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