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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

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%)
TOTAL 11,834 1,029 6.8 6.3- 7.4 10,805 93.2 92.6-93.7
GENDER
Male 4,613 332 5.8 5.0- 6.6 4,281 94.2 93.4-95.0
Female 7,221 697 7.8 7.1- 8.6 6,524 92.2 91.4-92.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,162 773 7.8 7.1- 8.5 7,389 92.2 91.5-92.9
Non-Hispanic Black 2,145 141 4.7 3.8- 5.8 2,004 95.3 94.2-96.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 451 58 15.8 10.3-23.4 393 84.2 76.6-89.7
Non-Hispanic Other 298 22 4.5 2.5- 7.9 276 95.5 92.1-97.5
Hispanic 690 23 2.9 1.8- 4.6 667 97.1 95.4-98.2
AGE
18-34 2,029 50 2.3 1.7- 3.1 1,979 97.7 96.9-98.3
35-44 1,625 72 4.5 3.4- 5.8 1,553 95.5 94.2-96.6
45-54 2,046 166 8.0 6.6- 9.7 1,880 92.0 90.3-93.4
55-64 2,353 256 10.3 8.9-11.9 2,097 89.7 88.1-91.1
65-74 2,105 285 12.3 10.7-14.1 1,820 87.7 85.9-89.3
75+ 1,549 196 12.6 10.7-14.9 1,353 87.4 85.1-89.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,483 206 11.3 9.5-13.5 1,277 88.7 86.5-90.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,429 379 7.9 7.0- 9.0 3,050 92.1 91.0-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,199 295 6.7 5.8- 7.7 2,904 93.3 92.3-94.2
College Graduate 3,682 146 2.7 2.2- 3.4 3,536 97.3 96.6-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,446 272 14.7 12.6-17.1 1,174 85.3 82.9-87.4
$15,000- 24,999 2,042 220 8.3 7.1- 9.8 1,822 91.7 90.2-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,269 119 6.9 5.6- 8.6 1,150 93.1 91.4-94.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,434 110 7.5 5.8- 9.5 1,324 92.5 90.5-94.2
$50,000-74,999 1,385 72 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,313 95.7 94.4-96.7
$75,000+ 2,195 53 2.0 1.4- 2.8 2,142 98.0 97.2-98.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,153 647 18.7 17.0-20.4 2,506 81.3 79.6-83.0
No 8,547 368 3.6 3.1- 4.1 8,179 96.4 95.9-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,538 157 8.8 7.3-10.5 1,381 91.2 89.5-92.7
Non-Veteran 10,291 872 6.6 6.0- 7.2 9,419 93.4 92.8-94.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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