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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 4,152 394 8.1 7.2- 9.1 3,758 91.9 90.9-92.8
RACE
White 2,929 308 8.9 7.8-10.1 2,621 91.1 89.9-92.2
African American 900 64 6.9 5.0- 9.3 836 93.1 90.7-95.0
Other Minorities 269 21 5.8 3.5- 9.6 248 94.2 90.4-96.5
AGE
18-34 671 15 2.5 1.4- 4.5 656 97.5 95.5-98.6
35-44 527 21 5.4 3.4- 8.5 506 94.6 91.5-96.6
45-54 618 50 8.8 6.5-12.0 568 91.2 88.0-93.5
55-64 824 101 11.7 9.5-14.3 723 88.3 85.7-90.5
65-74 822 123 15.3 12.6-18.3 699 84.7 81.7-87.4
75+ 626 77 12.8 10.1-16.1 549 87.2 83.9-89.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 477 84 15.3 11.9-19.4 393 84.7 80.6-88.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,150 135 9.7 7.9-11.9 1,015 90.3 88.1-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,149 116 7.8 6.3- 9.6 1,033 92.2 90.4-93.7
College Graduate 1,357 58 2.9 2.1- 3.8 1,299 97.1 96.2-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 524 96 16.4 12.9-20.6 428 83.6 79.4-87.1
$15,000- 24,999 711 89 10.1 8.0-12.7 622 89.9 87.3-92.0
$25,000- 34,999 414 45 10.5 7.5-14.5 369 89.5 85.5-92.5
$35,000- 49,999 467 32 6.7 4.0-10.9 435 93.3 89.1-96.0
$50,000- 74,999 406 20 3.1 2.0- 4.9 386 96.9 95.1-98.0
$75,000+ 704 18 2.2 1.3- 3.7 686 97.8 96.3-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,178 252 20.9 18.2-23.8 926 79.1 76.2-81.8
No 2,852 130 4.0 3.2- 4.9 2,722 96.0 95.1-96.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 *** *** *** 101 92.1 84.0-96.3
Non-Veteran 4,035 384 8.1 7.2- 9.2 3,651 91.9 90.8-92.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,426 265 9.6 8.3-11.1 2,161 90.4 88.9-91.7
No 1,726 129 6.1 5.0- 7.5 1,597 93.9 92.5-95.0

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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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