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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

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 6,668 552 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,116 92.6 91.8-93.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,297 88 5.7 4.5- 7.3 1,209 94.3 92.7-95.5
GENDER
Male 487 31 5.1 3.4- 7.7 456 94.9 92.3-96.6
Female 810 57 6.2 4.6- 8.3 753 93.8 91.7-95.4
AGE
18-34 252 13 4.8 2.7- 8.5 239 95.2 91.5-97.3
35-44 216 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 256 20 8.6 5.4-13.6 236 91.4 86.4-94.6
55-64 277 27 8.5 5.5-12.9 250 91.5 87.1-94.5
65-74 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 160 17 8.5 5.0-14.1 143 91.5 85.9-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 38 6.6 4.5- 9.4 438 93.4 90.6-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 353 24 5.1 3.2- 8.2 329 94.9 91.8-96.8
College Graduate 307 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 26 9.9 6.2-15.3 172 90.1 84.7-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 299 26 9.0 5.9-13.6 273 91.0 86.4-94.1
$25,000- 34,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 351 48 11.5 8.3-15.6 303 88.5 84.4-91.7
No 904 38 4.0 2.7- 5.7 866 96.0 94.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 161 15 8.6 4.8-15.2 146 91.4 84.8-95.2
Non-Veteran 1,134 73 5.4 4.1- 7.0 1,061 94.6 93.0-95.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 489 21 3.9 2.4- 6.1 468 96.1 93.9-97.6
Regional City or Suburban 218 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 590 58 9.0 6.6-12.2 532 91.0 87.8-93.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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