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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

How many different medications do you currently take each day to help with your COPD,
chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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  Total
Respond.^
One medication Two medications 3-4 medications 5+ medications None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 890 186 20.4 16.6-24.7 160 15.2 12.0-19.0 145 15.5 12.1-19.6 52 6.4 4.2- 9.7 347 42.6 37.5-47.8
GENDER
Male 271 49 18.6 13.1-25.8 48 13.1 8.2-20.1 43 11.1 7.3-16.5 23 5.9 3.0-11.3 108 51.3 42.5-60.0
Female 619 137 21.5 16.8-27.1 112 16.5 12.7-21.3 102 18.3 13.6-24.3 29 6.8 4.0-11.4 239 36.8 31.0-43.0
RACE
White 723 148 20.1 16.0-24.9 127 14.2 10.9-18.4 115 16.3 12.3-21.2 45 7.3 4.6-11.2 288 42.1 36.6-47.9
African American 118 *** *** *** 27 20.4 12.0-32.7 18 10.2 5.5-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Native American 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 877 184 20.2 16.4-24.5 159 15.4 12.2-19.2 142 15.6 12.2-19.8 51 6.5 4.2- 9.8 341 42.4 37.3-47.7
AGE
18-34 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 148 28 17.9 10.4-28.9 23 14.2 8.3-23.2 24 13.7 8.3-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 244 49 19.0 12.8-27.1 46 19.3 12.3-29.1 49 20.9 14.5-29.2 17 5.7 2.8-11.2 83 35.0 26.5-44.6
65-74 239 47 23.2 16.2-32.1 56 20.8 14.7-28.7 33 12.5 7.2-21.0 14 5.3 2.7-10.2 89 38.1 29.3-47.7
75+ 159 35 18.9 11.3-29.9 25 13.4 7.1-24.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 197 33 16.5 10.5-24.9 42 19.9 12.6-29.9 43 20.0 13.2-29.2 14 7.9 3.3-17.9 65 35.7 26.3-46.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 316 68 23.4 16.6-31.9 55 15.6 10.5-22.5 44 10.5 6.9-15.6 17 5.3 2.7-10.0 132 45.2 36.7-54.1
Some Post-H.S. 241 57 20.2 13.9-28.6 33 10.6 6.6-16.5 42 18.7 11.7-28.7 11 4.9 2.0-11.4 98 45.6 36.3-55.2
College Graduate 134 *** *** *** 28 14.2 8.5-22.9 16 10.1 5.3-18.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 202 41 23.3 15.1-34.3 47 21.2 14.5-30.0 43 22.8 15.3-32.5 17 11.0 5.1-22.2 54 21.6 13.8-32.1
$15,000- 24,999 234 49 16.7 11.4-23.6 37 17.0 9.9-27.5 37 15.6 8.5-26.9 17 6.0 3.2-11.0 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** 16 13.6 7.1-24.4 14 10.6 5.6-19.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 99 *** *** *** 17 14.6 7.4-26.6 17 14.8 7.4-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 63 *** *** *** 11 9.8 4.7-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 590 133 21.7 17.1-27.2 123 18.2 14.0-23.3 114 20.3 15.4-26.2 47 9.6 6.2-14.5 173 30.2 24.6-36.5
No 295 52 17.1 11.5-24.7 36 9.8 6.0-15.9 30 7.1 4.3-11.4 *** *** *** 172 65.0 56.5-72.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 *** *** *** 24 11.1 6.4-18.5 20 13.2 6.8-24.1 12 6.8 3.3-13.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 758 155 19.0 15.1-23.6 136 15.9 12.3-20.2 125 15.9 12.1-20.4 40 6.4 3.9-10.2 302 42.9 37.3-48.7

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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