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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 982 700 71.2 65.9-76.0 282 28.8 24.0-34.1
-WHITES 817 575 69.3 63.9-74.1 242 30.7 25.9-36.1
GENDER
Male 259 199 73.9 64.7-81.4 60 26.1 18.6-35.3
Female 558 376 66.2 59.4-72.3 182 33.8 27.7-40.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 812 570 69.1 63.8-74.0 242 30.9 26.0-36.2
AGE
18-24 3 1 43.2 5.8-90.5 2 56.8 9.5-94.2
25-34 15 5 26.7 8.4-59.2 10 73.3 40.8-91.6
35-44 60 44 67.8 47.8-82.9 16 32.2 17.1-52.2
45-54 128 88 74.4 62.2-83.7 40 25.6 16.3-37.8
55-64 196 151 76.3 67.4-83.3 45 23.7 16.7-32.6
65+ 414 285 70.2 63.9-75.9 129 29.8 24.1-36.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 159 86.8 79.6-91.7 31 13.2 8.3-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 207 70.5 62.6-77.3 82 29.5 22.7-37.4
Some Post-H.S. 220 140 60.1 48.8-70.5 80 39.9 29.5-51.2
College Graduate 118 69 60.8 46.0-73.8 49 39.2 26.2-54.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 136 81.3 72.3-87.9 39 18.7 12.1-27.7
$15,000- 24,999 188 132 59.9 47.3-71.4 56 40.1 28.6-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 105 80 81.0 69.7-88.8 25 19.0 11.2-30.3
$35,000-49,999 101 67 64.1 48.7-77.0 34 35.9 23.0-51.3
$50,000- 74,999 71 39 61.1 44.0-75.8 32 38.9 24.2-56.0
$75,000+ 47 25 58.6 38.9-75.9 22 41.4 24.1-61.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 594 468 79.2 73.2-84.2 126 20.8 15.8-26.8
No 215 100 46.7 36.3-57.5 115 53.3 42.5-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 113 77.9 65.3-86.8 29 22.1 13.2-34.7
Non-Veteran 604 419 67.8 61.4-73.5 185 32.2 26.5-38.6

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*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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