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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Did you have to visit an emergency room or be admitted to the hospital in the past 12 months because of your
COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 920 157 16.2 12.9-20.0 763 83.8 80.0-87.1
GENDER
Male 278 42 14.0 9.3-20.6 236 86.0 79.4-90.7
Female 642 115 17.6 13.5-22.6 527 82.4 77.4-86.5
RACE
White 749 115 14.9 11.5-19.1 634 85.1 80.9-88.5
African American 121 26 16.5 9.3-27.5 95 83.5 72.5-90.7
Native American 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 906 153 15.9 12.7-19.8 753 84.1 80.2-87.3
AGE
18-34 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 151 30 15.0 9.4-23.2 121 85.0 76.8-90.6
55-64 251 46 16.6 11.3-23.8 205 83.4 76.2-88.7
65-74 243 33 10.9 6.2-18.6 210 89.1 81.4-93.8
75+ 176 24 17.5 9.9-29.0 152 82.5 71.0-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 49 26.2 18.3-36.1 158 73.8 63.9-81.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 320 49 14.5 9.4-21.8 271 85.5 78.2-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 250 34 9.4 5.8-14.8 216 90.6 85.2-94.2
College Graduate 140 25 15.0 9.0-23.7 115 85.0 76.3-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 213 55 32.4 23.0-43.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 243 41 12.9 8.5-18.9 202 87.1 81.1-91.5
$25,000- 34,999 92 *** *** *** 82 90.3 79.0-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 102 11 10.7 4.7-22.4 91 89.3 77.6-95.3
$50,000-74,999 54 *** *** *** 49 93.2 82.9-97.5
$75,000+ 62 *** *** *** 55 91.0 80.7-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 614 124 18.3 14.2-23.1 490 81.7 76.9-85.8
No 302 31 11.6 7.0-18.7 271 88.4 81.3-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 136 21 16.1 9.3-26.3 115 83.9 73.7-90.7
Non-Veteran 784 136 16.2 12.7-20.5 648 83.8 79.5-87.3

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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).

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