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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Whites

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
-Whites 6,124 623 8.1 7.4- 9.0 5,501 91.9 91.0-92.6
GENDER
Male 2,396 220 7.6 6.4- 9.0 2,176 92.4 91.0-93.6
Female 3,728 403 8.6 7.6- 9.8 3,325 91.4 90.2-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,968 617 8.3 7.5- 9.2 5,351 91.7 90.8-92.5
AGE
18-34 817 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6 791 97.1 95.4-98.2
35-44 717 42 5.7 4.0- 8.1 675 94.3 91.9-96.0
45-54 1,012 81 7.5 5.6- 9.8 931 92.5 90.2-94.4
55-64 1,270 155 11.5 9.5-13.9 1,115 88.5 86.1-90.5
65-74 1,229 180 14.8 12.4-17.5 1,049 85.2 82.5-87.6
75+ 1,034 136 13.3 10.9-16.1 898 86.7 83.9-89.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 608 137 19.6 15.8-23.9 471 80.4 76.1-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,676 224 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,452 89.8 88.0-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,708 175 6.8 5.6- 8.2 1,533 93.2 91.8-94.4
College Graduate 2,125 85 2.5 1.9- 3.3 2,040 97.5 96.7-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 583 161 26.0 21.5-31.1 422 74.0 68.9-78.5
$15,000- 24,999 919 156 14.1 11.5-17.2 763 85.9 82.8-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 550 67 9.8 7.3-12.9 483 90.2 87.1-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 757 58 7.7 5.3-10.9 699 92.3 89.1-94.7
$50,000- 74,999 726 29 2.6 1.7- 4.2 697 97.4 95.8-98.3
$75,000+ 1,357 38 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,319 97.5 96.3-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,786 420 22.0 19.6-24.6 1,366 78.0 75.4-80.4
No 4,267 198 3.6 3.0- 4.3 4,069 96.4 95.7-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 868 96 8.9 7.0-11.3 772 91.1 88.7-93.0
Non-Veteran 5,255 527 8.0 7.2- 9.0 4,728 92.0 91.0-92.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,107 352 9.1 8.0-10.4 2,755 90.9 89.6-92.0
No 3,017 271 7.1 6.0- 8.3 2,746 92.9 91.7-94.0

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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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