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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 given a breathing test to diagnose your COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 976 832 82.2 77.2-86.4 144 17.8 13.6-22.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 849 737 84.0 78.4-88.4 112 16.0 11.6-21.6
No 127 95 73.3 60.1-83.4 32 26.7 16.6-39.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 40 36 94.4 84.2-98.2 4 5.6 1.8-15.8
Recommended Range 255 218 77.8 65.4-86.7 37 22.2 13.3-34.6
Overweight 294 248 83.3 74.0-89.7 46 16.7 10.3-26.0
Obese 349 300 83.2 75.0-89.1 49 16.8 10.9-25.0
Current Smoker
No 619 527 82.0 75.3-87.1 92 18.0 12.9-24.7
Yes 352 300 82.3 73.7-88.5 52 17.7 11.5-26.3
History of CVD**
Yes 303 280 93.1 88.4-96.0 23 6.9 4.0-11.6
No 648 532 77.4 70.6-83.0 116 22.6 17.0-29.4
Binge Drinker
No 923 790 81.9 76.6-86.3 133 18.1 13.7-23.4
Yes 43 34 86.1 67.3-94.9 9 13.9 5.1-32.7
Heavy Drinker
No 931 800 82.9 77.7-87.1 131 17.1 12.9-22.3
Yes 27 19 61.1 38.6-79.7 8 38.9 20.3-61.4
Poor Sleep***
Yes 211 176 80.7 70.2-88.2 35 19.3 11.8-29.8
No 729 625 82.5 76.2-87.3 104 17.5 12.7-23.8
Current Asthma
Yes 350 318 90.1 83.6-94.2 32 9.9 5.8-16.4
No 611 501 77.0 69.7-83.0 110 23.0 17.0-30.3
Diabetes
Yes 228 204 90.0 82.6-94.4 24 10.0 5.6-17.4
No 748 628 80.1 73.9-85.1 120 19.9 14.9-26.1
Disability
Yes 711 625 83.7 77.4-88.5 86 16.3 11.5-22.6
No 252 196 81.2 73.8-87.0 56 18.8 13.0-26.2

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*Asked only of those who reported having 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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