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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 12,337 993 5.6 5.0- 6.3 11,344 94.4 93.7-95.0
-WHITES 9,845 825 5.7 5.1- 6.4 9,020 94.3 93.6-94.9
GENDER
Male 3,684 261 4.9 4.1- 5.9 3,423 95.1 94.1-95.9
Female 6,161 564 6.5 5.7- 7.4 5,597 93.5 92.6-94.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 119 98.9 96.9-99.6
Non-Hispanic 9,706 819 5.8 5.2- 6.5 8,887 94.2 93.5-94.8
AGE
18-24 234 3 1.2 0.4- 4.2 231 98.8 95.8-99.6
25-34 788 15 2.1 1.1- 3.9 773 97.9 96.1-98.9
35-44 1,380 60 3.7 2.6- 5.3 1,320 96.3 94.7-97.4
45-54 1,883 128 6.4 4.8- 8.4 1,755 93.6 91.6-95.2
55-64 2,128 196 7.5 6.2- 9.1 1,932 92.5 90.9-93.8
65+ 3,357 422 10.9 9.6-12.4 2,935 89.1 87.6-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,039 197 12.9 10.2-16.2 842 87.1 83.8-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,826 289 6.7 5.6- 8.0 2,537 93.3 92.0-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,565 220 6.9 5.5- 8.5 2,345 93.1 91.5-94.5
College Graduate 3,406 119 2.2 1.7- 2.9 3,287 97.8 97.1-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 865 177 14.1 11.1-17.8 688 85.9 82.2-88.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,402 190 11.8 9.4-14.7 1,212 88.2 85.3-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 991 105 8.2 6.0-11.1 886 91.8 88.9-94.0
$35,000-49,999 1,337 101 5.3 3.9- 7.2 1,236 94.7 92.8-96.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,453 72 4.3 3.0- 6.1 1,381 95.7 93.9-97.0
$75,000+ 2,367 47 1.3 0.9- 2.0 2,320 98.7 98.0-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,408 602 13.6 11.9-15.4 2,806 86.4 84.6-88.1
No 6,359 215 2.5 2.0- 3.1 6,144 97.5 96.9-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,324 143 9.0 7.1-11.4 1,181 91.0 88.6-92.9
Non-Veteran 7,695 610 5.2 4.6- 6.0 7,085 94.8 94.0-95.4

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^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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