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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, have you stayed in a hospital OVERNIGHT because of shortness of breath, COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 992 121 13.8 9.3-19.9 871 86.2 80.1-90.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 865 108 15.5 10.3-22.7 757 84.5 77.3-89.7
No 127 13 4.9 2.6- 9.2 114 95.1 90.8-97.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 40 8 26.0 11.7-48.4 32 74.0 51.6-88.3
Recommended Range 258 28 14.4 8.9-22.3 230 85.6 77.7-91.1
Overweight 299 31 10.3 6.2-16.8 268 89.7 83.2-93.8
Obese 356 53 17.1 8.3-32.0 303 82.9 68.0-91.7
Current Smoker
No 631 77 11.6 8.3-15.8 554 88.4 84.2-91.7
Yes 356 43 17.0 8.5-31.2 313 83.0 68.8-91.5
History of CVD**
Yes 309 65 28.9 17.1-44.6 244 71.1 55.4-82.9
No 657 53 7.7 5.2-11.1 604 92.3 88.9-94.8
Binge Drinker
No 939 113 11.6 9.0-15.0 826 88.4 85.0-91.0
Yes 43 7 37.7 9.6-77.5 36 62.3 22.5-90.4
Heavy Drinker
No 947 110 13.3 8.8-19.7 837 86.7 80.3-91.2
Yes 27 6 17.3 7.2-35.9 21 82.7 64.1-92.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 215 42 28.3 14.5-47.8 173 71.7 52.2-85.5
No 739 74 9.0 6.5-12.3 665 91.0 87.7-93.5
Current Asthma
Yes 356 53 13.5 9.0-19.8 303 86.5 80.2-91.0
No 621 68 14.1 7.8-24.1 553 85.9 75.9-92.2
Diabetes
Yes 234 36 10.5 6.9-15.5 198 89.5 84.5-93.1
No 757 85 14.7 9.3-22.5 672 85.3 77.5-90.7
Disability
Yes 725 111 18.2 12.0-26.4 614 81.8 73.6-88.0
No 255 8 3.4 1.5- 7.5 247 96.6 92.5-98.5

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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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