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2015 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 6,668 552 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,116 92.6 91.8-93.3
-FEMALES 3,805 345 8.3 7.3- 9.3 3,460 91.7 90.7-92.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,544 260 9.6 8.3-11.0 2,284 90.4 89.0-91.7
Non-Hispanic Black 810 57 6.2 4.6- 8.3 753 93.8 91.7-95.4
Other 409 27 5.2 3.2- 8.3 382 94.8 91.7-96.8
AGE
18-34 657 23 3.6 2.3- 5.7 634 96.4 94.3-97.7
35-44 521 23 4.1 2.5- 6.6 498 95.9 93.4-97.5
45-54 642 65 10.1 7.7-13.2 577 89.9 86.8-92.3
55-64 733 83 12.8 10.0-16.3 650 87.2 83.7-90.0
65-74 691 86 12.9 10.2-16.1 605 87.1 83.9-89.8
75+ 500 63 13.3 10.2-17.2 437 86.7 82.8-89.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 389 70 16.4 12.6-21.2 319 83.6 78.8-87.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,025 116 9.6 7.7-11.8 909 90.4 88.2-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 112 8.1 6.6- 9.9 1,007 91.9 90.1-93.4
College Graduate 1,262 47 2.6 1.9- 3.6 1,215 97.4 96.4-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 70 15.6 11.8-20.3 352 84.4 79.7-88.2
$15,000- 24,999 638 82 12.7 9.9-16.0 556 87.3 84.0-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 330 39 11.6 8.1-16.4 291 88.4 83.6-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 401 29 4.4 2.9- 6.6 372 95.6 93.4-97.1
$50,000- 74,999 407 22 5.1 3.1- 8.3 385 94.9 91.7-96.9
$75,000+ 721 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1 699 97.4 95.9-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,063 232 21.8 18.9-24.9 831 78.2 75.1-81.1
No 2,669 110 3.7 2.9- 4.6 2,559 96.3 95.4-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 126 12 6.9 3.6-12.7 114 93.1 87.3-96.4
Non-Veteran 3,671 332 8.3 7.3- 9.4 3,339 91.7 90.6-92.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,116 58 4.3 3.2- 5.6 1,058 95.7 94.4-96.8
Regional City or Suburban 807 74 10.3 7.9-13.2 733 89.7 86.8-92.1
Rural 1,882 213 10.3 8.8-12.1 1,669 89.7 87.9-91.2

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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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