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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Other than a routine visit, have you had to see a doctor in the past 12 months for symptoms
related to shortness of breath, bronchitis, or other COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 989 438 43.2 37.4-49.1 551 56.8 50.9-62.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 864 392 45.7 39.3-52.3 472 54.3 47.7-60.7
No 125 46 30.2 19.7-43.3 79 69.8 56.7-80.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 40 14 37.2 19.7-58.8 26 62.8 41.2-80.3
Recommended Range 258 102 39.6 29.9-50.2 156 60.4 49.8-70.1
Overweight 297 129 41.5 33.4-50.1 168 58.5 49.9-66.6
Obese 355 176 50.5 40.0-61.0 179 49.5 39.0-60.0
Current Smoker
No 630 281 41.1 34.6-47.9 349 58.9 52.1-65.4
Yes 354 155 45.7 35.4-56.4 199 54.3 43.6-64.6
History of CVD**
Yes 308 159 55.2 44.2-65.7 149 44.8 34.3-55.8
No 655 271 38.3 31.9-45.0 384 61.7 55.0-68.1
Binge Drinker
No 936 416 42.1 36.7-47.7 520 57.9 52.3-63.3
Yes 43 19 53.5 23.5-81.1 24 46.5 18.9-76.5
Heavy Drinker
No 944 424 43.7 37.7-49.8 520 56.3 50.2-62.3
Yes 27 12 46.7 26.7-67.9 15 53.3 32.1-73.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 212 108 50.9 36.7-64.9 104 49.1 35.1-63.3
No 740 314 41.0 35.0-47.4 426 59.0 52.6-65.0
Current Asthma
Yes 355 200 48.6 38.9-58.5 155 51.4 41.5-61.1
No 619 232 39.4 32.0-47.4 387 60.6 52.6-68.0
Diabetes
Yes 234 109 43.0 32.1-54.6 125 57.0 45.4-67.9
No 754 328 43.2 36.5-50.1 426 56.8 49.9-63.5
Disability
Yes 723 354 48.7 41.5-56.0 369 51.3 44.0-58.5
No 255 80 29.2 21.2-38.7 175 70.8 61.3-78.8

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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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