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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Would you say that shortness of breath affects the quality of your life?*

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Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 925 651 70.4 65.4-74.9 274 29.6 25.1-34.6
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 122 95 82.3 71.1-89.7 27 17.7 10.3-28.9

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*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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