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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-FEMALES

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,499 1,030 6.9 6.2- 7.5 10,469 93.1 92.5-93.8
-FEMALES 7,202 714 7.9 7.1- 8.9 6,488 92.1 91.1-92.9
RACE
White 5,433 566 8.7 7.6- 9.8 4,867 91.3 90.2-92.4
African American 1,234 103 6.6 4.9- 8.8 1,131 93.4 91.2-95.1
Other Minorities 483 42 5.4 3.3- 8.7 441 94.6 91.3-96.7
AGE
18-34 839 22 2.2 1.2- 4.0 817 97.8 96.0-98.8
35-44 962 50 6.4 4.3- 9.3 912 93.6 90.7-95.7
45-54 1,299 122 9.2 7.2-11.8 1,177 90.8 88.2-92.8
55-64 1,526 184 12.5 10.1-15.4 1,342 87.5 84.6-89.9
65-74 1,320 192 14.4 11.8-17.4 1,128 85.6 82.6-88.2
75+ 1,152 137 11.4 8.9-14.4 1,015 88.6 85.6-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 888 153 13.5 10.7-17.0 735 86.5 83.0-89.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,067 251 9.3 7.7-11.3 1,816 90.7 88.7-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,907 204 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,703 92.2 90.4-93.7
College Graduate 2,325 104 3.2 2.2- 4.7 2,221 96.8 95.3-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 967 191 16.1 13.0-19.8 776 83.9 80.2-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,251 179 10.7 8.4-13.5 1,072 89.3 86.5-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 680 68 6.8 4.9- 9.4 612 93.2 90.6-95.1
$35,000- 49,999 827 63 7.7 5.4-11.1 764 92.3 88.9-94.6
$50,000- 74,999 758 33 3.4 2.1- 5.6 725 96.6 94.4-97.9
$75,000+ 1,236 37 2.7 1.5- 4.9 1,199 97.3 95.1-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,226 465 20.3 17.7-23.1 1,761 79.7 76.9-82.3
No 4,638 209 3.3 2.7- 4.0 4,429 96.7 96.0-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 13 2.7 1.4- 5.2 135 97.3 94.8-98.6
Non-Veteran 7,052 701 8.1 7.2- 9.0 6,351 91.9 91.0-92.8

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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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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