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2014 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 7,246 648 7.8 7.1- 8.5 6,598 92.2 91.5-92.9
-Whites 5,156 509 8.6 7.7- 9.5 4,647 91.4 90.5-92.3
GENDER
Male 2,227 201 8.2 7.0- 9.6 2,026 91.8 90.4-93.0
Female 2,929 308 8.9 7.8-10.1 2,621 91.1 89.9-92.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 182 *** *** *** 182 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 4,961 508 8.9 8.0- 9.9 4,453 91.1 90.1-92.0
AGE
18-34 754 15 2.1 1.2- 3.6 739 97.9 96.4-98.8
35-44 589 21 4.8 3.0- 7.5 568 95.2 92.5-97.0
45-54 741 64 8.6 6.5-11.2 677 91.4 88.8-93.5
55-64 1,113 143 13.7 11.4-16.2 970 86.3 83.8-88.6
65-74 1,105 160 15.6 13.2-18.3 945 84.4 81.7-86.8
75+ 798 100 13.8 11.2-16.8 698 86.2 83.2-88.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 513 108 18.5 14.9-22.7 405 81.5 77.3-85.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,358 170 9.8 8.3-11.6 1,188 90.2 88.4-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,379 147 8.4 7.0-10.1 1,232 91.6 89.9-93.0
College Graduate 1,892 82 2.9 2.3- 3.7 1,810 97.1 96.3-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 461 107 22.2 17.8-27.2 354 77.8 72.8-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 725 115 14.2 11.5-17.3 610 85.8 82.7-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 473 50 9.5 6.9-12.9 423 90.5 87.1-93.1
$35,000- 49,999 624 51 7.9 5.6-11.1 573 92.1 88.9-94.4
$50,000- 74,999 624 38 4.8 3.2- 7.0 586 95.2 93.0-96.8
$75,000+ 1,229 43 2.7 2.0- 3.8 1,186 97.3 96.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,433 320 22.1 19.6-24.8 1,113 77.9 75.2-80.4
No 3,578 170 4.0 3.3- 4.7 3,408 96.0 95.3-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 779 82 10.3 8.1-13.1 697 89.7 86.9-91.9
Non-Veteran 4,373 425 8.3 7.4- 9.2 3,948 91.7 90.8-92.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,083 349 10.1 8.9-11.4 2,734 89.9 88.6-91.1
No 2,073 160 6.4 5.3- 7.6 1,913 93.6 92.4-94.7

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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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