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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 925 651 70.4 65.4-74.9 274 29.6 25.1-34.6
GENDER
Male 280 200 65.9 56.5-74.2 80 34.1 25.8-43.5
Female 645 451 73.3 67.8-78.1 194 26.7 21.9-32.2
RACE
White 752 520 68.7 63.1-73.8 232 31.3 26.2-36.9
African American 122 95 82.3 71.1-89.7 27 17.7 10.3-28.9
Native American 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 910 641 70.6 65.6-75.1 269 29.4 24.9-34.4
AGE
18-34 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 253 196 79.2 71.4-85.4 57 20.8 14.6-28.6
65-74 246 161 58.0 48.3-67.2 85 42.0 32.8-51.7
75+ 178 *** *** *** 61 27.9 19.0-39.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 175 84.7 74.0-91.6 33 15.3 8.4-26.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 325 237 67.2 58.2-75.2 88 32.8 24.8-41.8
Some Post-H.S. 248 163 63.8 54.4-72.4 85 36.2 27.6-45.6
College Graduate 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 174 85.8 77.3-91.5 38 14.2 8.5-22.7
$15,000- 24,999 245 189 84.6 78.0-89.5 56 15.4 10.5-22.0
$25,000- 34,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 619 494 82.7 77.9-86.6 125 17.3 13.4-22.1
No 301 154 48.6 39.7-57.6 147 51.4 42.4-60.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 787 553 70.2 64.7-75.1 234 29.8 24.9-35.3

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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