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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-WHITES

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 bronc hitis?

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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
-WHITES 8,784 833 7.6 6.9- 8.5 7,951 92.4 91.5-93.1
GENDER
Male 3,351 267 6.5 5.4- 7.7 3,084 93.5 92.3-94.6
Female 5,433 566 8.7 7.6- 9.8 4,867 91.3 90.2-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 158 *** *** *** 151 98.4 96.2-99.3
Non-Hispanic 8,614 825 7.8 7.0- 8.6 7,789 92.2 91.4-93.0
AGE
18-34 879 20 2.0 1.1- 3.6 859 98.0 96.4-98.9
35-44 1,092 44 4.8 3.2- 7.1 1,048 95.2 92.9-96.8
45-54 1,537 126 8.6 6.8-11.0 1,411 91.4 89.0-93.2
55-64 1,952 216 11.5 9.4-13.9 1,736 88.5 86.1-90.6
65-74 1,765 234 13.8 11.5-16.4 1,531 86.2 83.6-88.5
75+ 1,475 189 12.6 10.3-15.3 1,286 87.4 84.7-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 911 197 16.9 13.7-20.7 714 83.1 79.3-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,440 290 8.4 7.1-10.0 2,150 91.6 90.0-92.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,260 225 7.2 5.9- 8.7 2,035 92.8 91.3-94.1
College Graduate 3,152 118 2.8 2.0- 3.8 3,034 97.2 96.2-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 852 187 18.6 15.0-22.8 665 81.4 77.2-85.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,321 213 12.6 10.2-15.6 1,108 87.4 84.4-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 841 84 7.4 5.3-10.4 757 92.6 89.6-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,099 95 7.6 5.7-10.1 1,004 92.4 89.9-94.3
$50,000- 74,999 1,149 55 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1,094 96.3 94.6-97.4
$75,000+ 1,951 52 2.7 1.7- 4.0 1,899 97.3 96.0-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,679 528 18.9 16.7-21.4 2,151 81.1 78.6-83.3
No 5,721 262 3.7 3.0- 4.4 5,459 96.3 95.6-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,303 131 8.9 7.0-11.3 1,172 91.1 88.7-93.0
Non-Veteran 7,480 702 7.4 6.6- 8.3 6,778 92.6 91.7-93.4

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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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