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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 976 832 82.2 77.2-86.4 144 17.8 13.6-22.8
-WHITES 810 703 85.5 81.1-89.0 107 14.5 11.0-18.9
GENDER
Male 261 238 90.0 84.1-93.9 23 10.0 6.1-15.9
Female 549 465 82.4 76.1-87.3 84 17.6 12.7-23.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 804 697 85.4 81.0-88.9 107 14.6 11.1-19.0
AGE
18-24 3 2 87.5 38.9-98.7 1 12.5 1.3-61.1
25-34 15 9 51.6 22.5-79.6 6 48.4 20.4-77.5
35-44 60 48 83.6 69.9-91.8 12 16.4 8.2-30.1
45-54 124 101 85.5 75.6-91.9 23 14.5 8.1-24.4
55-64 194 174 88.4 80.7-93.3 20 11.6 6.7-19.3
65+ 413 369 89.5 84.2-93.2 44 10.5 6.8-15.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 191 170 86.8 77.5-92.6 21 13.2 7.4-22.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 235 83.4 77.1-88.2 48 16.6 11.8-22.9
Some Post-H.S. 219 193 85.4 74.7-92.1 26 14.6 7.9-25.3
College Graduate 117 105 88.3 76.4-94.6 12 11.7 5.4-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 147 83.3 72.8-90.3 23 16.7 9.7-27.2
$15,000- 24,999 189 161 83.1 70.6-91.0 28 16.9 9.0-29.4
$25,000- 34,999 104 93 93.4 87.6-96.6 11 6.6 3.4-12.4
$35,000-49,999 100 87 86.9 76.4-93.1 13 13.1 6.9-23.6
$50,000- 74,999 71 60 82.6 66.5-91.9 11 17.4 8.1-33.5
$75,000+ 46 39 85.0 62.5-95.1 7 15.0 4.9-37.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 589 524 85.9 80.2-90.2 65 14.1 9.8-19.8
No 213 172 84.5 77.1-89.7 41 15.5 10.3-22.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 143 135 96.3 92.3-98.3 8 3.7 1.7- 7.7
Non-Veteran 597 504 81.6 75.8-86.2 93 18.4 13.8-24.2

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.
Due to small numbers no further breakdowns are possible.

^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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