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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Would you say that shortness of breath affects the quality of your life?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 982 700 71.2 65.9-76.0 282 28.8 24.0-34.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 857 609 70.9 65.0-76.2 248 29.1 23.8-35.0
No 125 91 72.9 60.3-82.7 34 27.1 17.3-39.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 39 28 64.0 38.8-83.3 11 36.0 16.7-61.2
Recommended Range 256 167 70.6 61.7-78.2 89 29.4 21.8-38.3
Overweight 296 206 68.3 59.8-75.8 90 31.7 24.2-40.2
Obese 352 269 73.2 62.8-81.6 83 26.8 18.4-37.2
Current Smoker
No 623 435 69.4 62.7-75.5 188 30.6 24.5-37.3
Yes 354 261 73.5 64.7-80.8 93 26.5 19.2-35.3
History of CVD**
Yes 305 247 82.8 75.3-88.4 58 17.2 11.6-24.7
No 652 435 65.8 59.0-72.0 217 34.2 28.0-41.0
Binge Drinker
No 929 662 70.9 65.6-75.8 267 29.1 24.2-34.4
Yes 43 32 74.8 46.6-91.0 11 25.2 9.0-53.4
Heavy Drinker
No 937 669 71.6 66.1-76.5 268 28.4 23.5-33.9
Yes 27 17 61.2 39.2-79.3 10 38.8 20.7-60.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 212 161 75.2 64.0-83.9 51 24.8 16.1-36.0
No 732 508 69.2 63.0-74.9 224 30.8 25.1-37.0
Current Asthma
Yes 355 289 81.4 72.0-88.2 66 18.6 11.8-28.0
No 612 397 64.0 57.2-70.4 215 36.0 29.6-42.8
Diabetes
Yes 229 179 74.6 60.2-85.0 50 25.4 15.0-39.8
No 752 520 70.3 64.5-75.5 232 29.7 24.5-35.5
Disability
Yes 717 574 82.4 77.3-86.6 143 17.6 13.4-22.7
No 253 116 44.5 34.6-54.9 137 55.5 45.1-65.4

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*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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