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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,499 1,030 6.9 6.2- 7.5 10,469 93.1 92.5-93.8
GENDER
Male 4,297 316 5.7 4.8- 6.7 3,981 94.3 93.3-95.2
Female 7,202 714 7.9 7.1- 8.9 6,488 92.1 91.1-92.9
RACE
White 8,784 833 7.6 6.9- 8.5 7,951 92.4 91.5-93.1
African American 1,815 138 5.6 4.3- 7.3 1,677 94.4 92.7-95.7
Native American 265 33 9.8 5.9-15.8 232 90.2 84.2-94.1
Other Minorities 552 22 2.1 0.9- 4.7 530 97.9 95.3-99.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 525 15 2.2 1.0- 4.8 510 97.8 95.2-99.0
-English Speaking 233 13 5.6 2.4-12.6 220 94.4 87.4-97.6
-Spanish Speaking 292 *** *** *** 290 99.5 97.1-99.9
Non-Hispanic 10,939 1,013 7.2 6.5- 7.9 9,926 92.8 92.1-93.5
AGE
18-34 1,426 37 2.4 1.6- 3.6 1,389 97.6 96.4-98.4
35-44 1,553 66 4.5 3.2- 6.2 1,487 95.5 93.8-96.8
45-54 2,087 169 7.9 6.4- 9.7 1,918 92.1 90.3-93.6
55-64 2,468 270 10.8 9.1-12.9 2,198 89.2 87.1-90.9
65-74 2,118 277 12.7 10.8-14.9 1,841 87.3 85.1-89.2
75+ 1,709 204 12.3 10.0-15.1 1,505 87.7 84.9-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,447 236 11.8 9.7-14.2 1,211 88.2 85.8-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,295 369 8.0 6.8- 9.4 2,926 92.0 90.6-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,894 268 6.2 5.2- 7.4 2,626 93.8 92.6-94.8
College Graduate 3,832 154 2.9 2.2- 3.8 3,678 97.1 96.2-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,374 247 13.1 10.8-15.7 1,127 86.9 84.3-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,952 266 9.6 7.9-11.6 1,686 90.4 88.4-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,116 101 6.2 4.5- 8.4 1,015 93.8 91.6-95.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,408 108 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1,300 93.5 91.5-95.1
$50,000-74,999 1,343 61 3.3 2.3- 4.6 1,282 96.7 95.4-97.7
$75,000+ 2,266 64 2.8 1.9- 4.0 2,202 97.2 96.0-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,400 652 17.3 15.4-19.4 2,748 82.7 80.6-84.6
No 7,545 321 3.3 2.8- 4.0 7,224 96.7 96.0-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,588 151 8.1 6.4-10.1 1,437 91.9 89.9-93.6
Non-Veteran 9,906 879 6.7 6.0- 7.4 9,027 93.3 92.6-94.0

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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).

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