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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 989 438 43.2 37.4-49.1 551 56.8 50.9-62.6
-WHITES 823 369 42.1 36.8-47.6 454 57.9 52.4-63.2
GENDER
Male 258 101 36.1 27.5-45.6 157 63.9 54.4-72.5
Female 565 268 46.1 39.5-52.9 297 53.9 47.1-60.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 2 63.2 17.7-93.2 2 36.8 6.8-82.3
Non-Hispanic 817 365 42.0 36.6-47.5 452 58.0 52.5-63.4
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 15 9 63.4 33.2-85.8 6 36.6 14.2-66.8
35-44 60 28 47.2 29.5-65.6 32 52.8 34.4-70.5
45-54 127 59 39.5 26.7-53.9 68 60.5 46.1-73.3
55-64 197 95 45.1 35.8-54.8 102 54.9 45.2-64.2
65+ 420 177 39.3 33.2-45.8 243 60.7 54.2-66.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 93 45.2 34.6-56.2 102 54.8 43.8-65.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 129 42.1 33.6-51.1 160 57.9 48.9-66.4
Some Post-H.S. 221 94 38.1 28.1-49.2 127 61.9 50.8-71.9
College Graduate 118 53 47.1 33.7-61.0 65 52.9 39.0-66.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 92 43.0 32.5-54.1 83 57.0 45.9-67.5
$15,000- 24,999 190 90 46.2 35.2-57.7 100 53.8 42.3-64.8
$25,000- 34,999 105 50 54.3 39.1-68.6 55 45.7 31.4-60.9
$35,000-49,999 101 40 28.4 18.5-40.8 61 71.6 59.2-81.5
$50,000- 74,999 72 25 46.7 29.9-64.2 47 53.3 35.8-70.1
$75,000+ 47 22 47.6 28.5-67.3 25 52.4 32.7-71.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 599 293 45.3 38.9-51.8 306 54.7 48.2-61.1
No 216 74 34.8 25.4-45.6 142 65.2 54.4-74.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 141 55 33.1 23.4-44.5 86 66.9 55.5-76.6
Non-Veteran 610 278 42.4 36.0-49.0 332 57.6 51.0-64.0

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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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