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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions

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%)
TOTAL 8,817 837 7.4 6.7- 8.1 7,980 92.6 91.9-93.3
GENDER
Male 3,434 284 6.8 5.8- 7.8 3,150 93.2 92.2-94.2
Female 5,383 553 8.0 7.1- 9.0 4,830 92.0 91.0-92.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,944 610 8.3 7.5- 9.2 5,334 91.7 90.8-92.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,660 129 6.3 4.9- 8.2 1,531 93.7 91.8-95.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 391 58 18.5 11.1-29.4 333 81.5 70.6-88.9
Non-Hispanic Other 267 19 2.4 1.4- 4.3 248 97.6 95.7-98.6
Hispanic 460 *** *** *** 450 97.3 94.5-98.7
AGE
18-34 1,380 46 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,334 96.6 95.1-97.6
35-44 1,165 55 4.4 3.2- 6.1 1,110 95.6 93.9-96.8
45-54 1,471 117 6.9 5.5- 8.8 1,354 93.1 91.2-94.5
55-64 1,807 222 11.5 9.7-13.6 1,585 88.5 86.4-90.3
65-74 1,619 229 14.1 12.0-16.5 1,390 85.9 83.5-88.0
75+ 1,285 163 12.5 10.3-15.0 1,122 87.5 85.0-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,175 194 14.0 11.5-16.9 981 86.0 83.1-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,480 297 8.7 7.5-10.1 2,183 91.3 89.9-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,390 233 6.5 5.5- 7.7 2,157 93.5 92.3-94.5
College Graduate 2,760 111 2.5 2.0- 3.1 2,649 97.5 96.9-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,082 234 19.8 16.6-23.5 848 80.2 76.5-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,563 211 10.6 8.9-12.7 1,352 89.4 87.3-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 859 92 8.3 6.4-10.7 767 91.7 89.3-93.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,032 67 6.2 4.4- 8.7 965 93.8 91.3-95.6
$50,000-74,999 926 35 2.5 1.6- 3.8 891 97.5 96.2-98.4
$75,000+ 1,626 43 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,583 97.7 96.7-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,512 565 21.0 18.9-23.3 1,947 79.0 76.7-81.1
No 6,185 265 3.3 2.8- 3.9 5,920 96.7 96.1-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,153 115 7.8 6.3- 9.7 1,038 92.2 90.3-93.7
Non-Veteran 7,660 722 7.3 6.6- 8.1 6,938 92.7 91.9-93.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,542 474 8.5 7.5- 9.6 4,068 91.5 90.4-92.5
No 4,275 363 6.3 5.4- 7.2 3,912 93.7 92.8-94.6

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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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