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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Have you ever been given a breathing test to diagnose your COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 907 758 82.3 77.9-85.9 149 17.7 14.1-22.1
GENDER
Male 278 233 81.5 73.6-87.5 45 18.5 12.5-26.4
Female 629 525 82.7 77.3-87.1 104 17.3 12.9-22.7
RACE
White 737 619 83.4 78.7-87.2 118 16.6 12.8-21.3
African American 120 100 84.9 73.2-92.0 20 15.1 8.0-26.8
Native American 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-English Speaking 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
-Spanish Speaking 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 891 746 83.1 78.9-86.6 145 16.9 13.4-21.1
AGE
18-34 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 249 213 89.6 84.3-93.3 36 10.4 6.7-15.7
65-74 243 210 87.1 80.1-91.8 33 12.9 8.2-19.9
75+ 173 *** *** *** 22 14.4 7.0-27.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 176 86.1 77.6-91.8 28 13.9 8.2-22.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 260 77.0 67.9-84.2 59 23.0 15.8-32.1
Some Post-H.S. 244 203 83.3 75.0-89.2 41 16.7 10.8-25.0
College Graduate 138 117 85.1 74.0-92.0 21 14.9 8.0-26.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 179 88.1 79.4-93.5 27 11.9 6.5-20.6
$15,000- 24,999 243 194 80.1 71.1-86.9 49 19.9 13.1-28.9
$25,000- 34,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 61 54 90.6 78.7-96.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 611 536 88.1 83.6-91.6 75 11.9 8.4-16.4
No 291 218 71.3 62.2-78.9 73 28.7 21.1-37.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 138 117 87.3 78.9-92.7 21 12.7 7.3-21.1
Non-Veteran 769 641 81.3 76.3-85.5 128 18.7 14.5-23.7

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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