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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Have you ever been given a breathing test to diagnose your COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?*

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N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 907 758 82.3 77.9-85.9 149 17.7 14.1-22.1
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 120 100 84.9 73.2-92.0 20 15.1 8.0-26.8

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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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