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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Did you have to visit an emergency room or be admitted to the hospital in the past 12 months because of your
COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 920 157 16.2 12.9-20.0 763 83.8 80.0-87.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 121 26 16.5 9.3-27.5 95 83.5 72.5-90.7

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*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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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