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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-MALES

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
-MALES 3,434 284 6.8 5.8- 7.8 3,150 93.2 92.2-94.2
RACE
White 2,396 220 7.6 6.4- 9.0 2,176 92.4 91.0-93.6
African American 597 41 5.4 3.7- 8.0 556 94.6 92.0-96.3
Other Minorities 387 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 618 17 3.6 2.1- 5.9 601 96.4 94.1-97.9
35-44 511 25 4.7 3.1- 7.2 486 95.3 92.8-96.9
45-54 571 27 4.4 2.7- 7.2 544 95.6 92.8-97.3
55-64 710 79 10.9 8.4-14.1 631 89.1 85.9-91.6
65-74 596 77 13.9 10.8-17.8 519 86.1 82.2-89.2
75+ 401 58 13.4 9.9-17.8 343 86.6 82.2-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 498 67 12.0 8.9-16.1 431 88.0 83.9-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 984 96 7.1 5.5- 9.1 888 92.9 90.9-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 842 81 6.5 5.0- 8.4 761 93.5 91.6-95.0
College Graduate 1,103 38 2.4 1.6- 3.5 1,065 97.6 96.5-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 65 17.8 13.2-23.6 292 82.2 76.4-86.8
$15,000- 24,999 596 66 9.1 6.7-12.3 530 90.9 87.7-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 323 36 8.8 6.0-12.8 287 91.2 87.2-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 408 28 7.4 4.4-12.2 380 92.6 87.8-95.6
$50,000- 74,999 388 20 3.1 1.7- 5.4 368 96.9 94.6-98.3
$75,000+ 781 25 2.7 1.7- 4.4 756 97.3 95.6-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 918 180 18.6 15.7-22.0 738 81.4 78.0-84.3
No 2,468 103 3.4 2.6- 4.4 2,365 96.6 95.6-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,028 108 8.2 6.5-10.3 920 91.8 89.7-93.5
Non-Veteran 2,402 176 6.3 5.2- 7.6 2,226 93.7 92.4-94.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,708 162 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,546 92.3 90.6-93.7
No 1,726 122 5.8 4.6- 7.2 1,604 94.2 92.8-95.4

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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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