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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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 8,817 837 7.4 6.7- 8.1 7,980 92.6 91.9-93.3
-African Americans 1,702 133 6.4 5.0- 8.3 1,569 93.6 91.7-95.0
GENDER
Male 597 41 5.4 3.7- 8.0 556 94.6 92.0-96.3
Female 1,105 92 7.3 5.3-10.0 1,013 92.7 90.0-94.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,679 130 6.3 4.9- 8.2 1,549 93.7 91.8-95.1
AGE
18-34 310 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 317 29 6.9 4.3-10.7 288 93.1 89.3-95.7
55-64 377 45 12.2 8.2-17.7 332 87.8 82.3-91.8
65-74 273 25 9.0 5.3-14.9 248 91.0 85.1-94.7
75+ 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 25 9.8 5.5-17.0 235 90.2 83.0-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 47 6.3 4.2- 9.4 501 93.7 90.6-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 490 42 6.6 4.3- 9.8 448 93.4 90.2-95.7
College Graduate 403 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 335 50 15.5 10.0-23.1 285 84.5 76.9-90.0
$15,000- 24,999 385 29 6.4 4.0-10.0 356 93.6 90.0-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 504 88 17.5 13.0-23.3 416 82.5 76.7-87.0
No 1,163 43 3.0 2.0- 4.6 1,120 97.0 95.4-98.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,501 120 6.6 5.0- 8.6 1,381 93.4 91.4-95.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 812 56 6.9 4.6-10.0 756 93.1 90.0-95.4
No 890 77 6.1 4.4- 8.3 813 93.9 91.7-95.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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