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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-MALES

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%)
North Carolina 925 651 70.4 65.4-74.9 274 29.6 25.1-34.6
-MALES 280 200 65.9 56.5-74.2 80 34.1 25.8-43.5
RACE
White 238 168 63.8 53.6-72.9 70 36.2 27.1-46.4
African American 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other Minorities 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 75 60 85.9 74.4-92.8 15 14.1 7.2-25.6
$25,000- 34,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 177 146 83.2 73.4-89.9 31 16.8 10.1-26.6
No 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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

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