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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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%)
TOTAL 927 414 45.5 40.5-50.7 513 54.5 49.3-59.5
GENDER
Male 281 103 35.2 27.2-44.0 178 64.8 56.0-72.8
Female 646 311 52.4 46.2-58.5 335 47.6 41.5-53.8
RACE
White 755 336 47.3 41.6-53.0 419 52.7 47.0-58.4
African American 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Native American 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 912 408 45.9 40.8-51.1 504 54.1 48.9-59.2
AGE
18-34 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 252 125 51.4 42.0-60.7 127 48.6 39.3-58.0
65-74 246 92 35.4 27.3-44.4 154 64.6 55.6-72.7
75+ 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 108 57.6 47.0-67.6 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 324 143 43.2 34.9-52.0 181 56.8 48.0-65.1
Some Post-H.S. 250 103 38.8 30.1-48.3 147 61.2 51.7-69.9
College Graduate 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 117 59.9 49.2-69.8 95 40.1 30.2-50.8
$15,000- 24,999 247 107 46.5 36.5-56.7 140 53.5 43.3-63.5
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 619 312 52.9 46.6-59.1 307 47.1 40.9-53.4
No 303 100 32.3 24.7-41.0 203 67.7 59.0-75.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 789 363 46.8 41.2-52.4 426 53.2 47.6-58.8

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*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).

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