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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 992 121 13.8 9.3-19.9 871 86.2 80.1-90.7
-WHITES 824 100 11.8 8.9-15.4 724 88.2 84.6-91.1
GENDER
Male 260 42 12.6 8.5-18.3 218 87.4 81.7-91.5
Female 564 58 11.2 7.6-16.3 506 88.8 83.7-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 0 0.0 . - . 4 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 818 100 11.8 9.0-15.5 718 88.2 84.5-91.0
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 15 1 1.6 0.2-11.5 14 98.4 88.5-99.8
35-44 60 9 11.8 5.2-24.5 51 88.2 75.5-94.8
45-54 128 17 13.0 6.3-25.1 111 87.0 74.9-93.7
55-64 197 23 13.4 7.5-22.7 174 86.6 77.3-92.5
65+ 420 50 12.3 8.8-16.8 370 87.7 83.2-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 31 13.8 8.9-20.8 164 86.2 79.2-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 26 7.3 4.4-11.9 263 92.7 88.1-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 221 24 10.7 5.8-18.8 197 89.3 81.2-94.2
College Graduate 119 19 21.5 11.9-35.8 100 78.5 64.2-88.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 25 14.8 7.9-26.0 152 85.2 74.0-92.1
$15,000- 24,999 191 21 7.7 4.5-12.9 170 92.3 87.1-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 105 7 9.8 4.1-21.5 98 90.2 78.5-95.9
$35,000-49,999 101 12 9.2 4.8-16.8 89 90.8 83.2-95.2
$50,000- 74,999 72 16 22.4 11.7-38.8 56 77.6 61.2-88.3
$75,000+ 47 3 14.9 3.6-45.0 44 85.1 55.0-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 600 91 15.1 11.2-19.9 509 84.9 80.1-88.8
No 216 8 4.4 2.0- 9.6 208 95.6 90.4-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 19 10.3 6.2-16.7 123 89.7 83.3-93.8
Non-Veteran 610 72 11.9 8.4-16.5 538 88.1 83.5-91.6

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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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