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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-African Americans

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 7,246 648 7.8 7.1- 8.5 6,598 92.2 91.5-92.9
-African Americans 1,424 108 6.9 5.5- 8.6 1,316 93.1 91.4-94.5
GENDER
Male 524 44 6.9 4.9- 9.7 480 93.1 90.3-95.1
Female 900 64 6.9 5.0- 9.3 836 93.1 90.7-95.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,388 108 7.0 5.6- 8.8 1,280 93.0 91.2-94.4
AGE
18-34 292 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 304 35 12.3 8.5-17.6 269 87.7 82.4-91.5
65-74 215 33 17.7 12.3-24.9 182 82.3 75.1-87.7
75+ 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 26 10.2 6.5-15.6 186 89.8 84.4-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 44 9.1 6.3-13.0 429 90.9 87.0-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 390 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 368 95.6 93.0-97.3
College Graduate 347 16 4.1 2.4- 7.1 331 95.9 92.9-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 36 10.5 7.1-15.2 245 89.5 84.8-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 310 30 8.4 5.6-12.3 280 91.6 87.7-94.4
$25,000- 34,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 168 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 380 65 18.1 13.8-23.6 315 81.9 76.4-86.2
No 974 41 3.8 2.6- 5.6 933 96.2 94.4-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 18 9.0 5.5-14.5 148 91.0 85.5-94.5
Non-Veteran 1,253 90 6.6 5.1- 8.5 1,163 93.4 91.5-94.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 772 64 8.1 5.9-10.9 708 91.9 89.1-94.1
No 652 44 5.6 4.0- 7.7 608 94.4 92.3-96.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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