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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 5,383 553 8.0 7.1- 9.0 4,830 92.0 91.0-92.9
RACE
White 3,728 403 8.6 7.6- 9.8 3,325 91.4 90.2-92.4
African American 1,105 92 7.3 5.3-10.0 1,013 92.7 90.0-94.7
Other Minorities 475 53 4.3 2.6- 7.1 422 95.7 92.9-97.4
AGE
18-34 762 29 3.3 2.0- 5.5 733 96.7 94.5-98.0
35-44 654 30 4.2 2.6- 6.6 624 95.8 93.4-97.4
45-54 900 90 9.3 7.2-12.0 810 90.7 88.0-92.8
55-64 1,097 143 12.0 9.6-14.9 954 88.0 85.1-90.4
65-74 1,023 152 14.2 11.6-17.3 871 85.8 82.7-88.4
75+ 884 105 11.9 9.3-15.1 779 88.1 84.9-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 677 127 16.2 12.7-20.5 550 83.8 79.5-87.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,496 201 10.4 8.6-12.5 1,295 89.6 87.5-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,548 152 6.6 5.3- 8.2 1,396 93.4 91.8-94.7
College Graduate 1,657 73 2.5 1.9- 3.4 1,584 97.5 96.6-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 725 169 21.4 17.1-26.4 556 78.6 73.6-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 967 145 11.9 9.5-14.8 822 88.1 85.2-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 536 56 7.8 5.5-11.0 480 92.2 89.0-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 624 39 5.1 3.4- 7.8 585 94.9 92.2-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 538 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 845 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,594 385 23.1 20.1-26.4 1,209 76.9 73.6-79.9
No 3,717 162 3.2 2.6- 3.9 3,555 96.8 96.1-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,258 546 8.1 7.1- 9.1 4,712 91.9 90.9-92.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,834 312 9.1 7.8-10.7 2,522 90.9 89.3-92.2
No 2,549 241 6.7 5.7- 8.0 2,308 93.3 92.0-94.3

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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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