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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Males

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
-MALES 2,863 207 6.5 5.4- 7.7 2,656 93.5 92.3-94.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,935 158 7.6 6.2- 9.3 1,777 92.4 90.7-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 487 31 5.1 3.4- 7.7 456 94.9 92.3-96.6
Other 390 14 3.0 1.6- 5.4 376 97.0 94.6-98.4
AGE
18-34 603 12 2.0 1.1- 3.6 591 98.0 96.4-98.9
35-44 414 11 3.3 1.6- 6.6 403 96.7 93.4-98.4
45-54 517 32 7.0 4.8-10.2 485 93.0 89.8-95.2
55-64 597 69 11.0 8.2-14.5 528 89.0 85.5-91.8
65-74 445 45 11.7 8.0-17.0 400 88.3 83.0-92.0
75+ 255 38 15.5 10.4-22.6 217 84.5 77.4-89.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 325 38 13.2 9.2-18.6 287 86.8 81.4-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 833 66 6.7 5.0- 8.9 767 93.3 91.1-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 722 63 5.6 4.1- 7.4 659 94.4 92.6-95.9
College Graduate 962 40 3.0 2.1- 4.2 922 97.0 95.8-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 35 13.3 9.0-19.4 198 86.7 80.6-91.0
$15,000- 24,999 461 56 12.2 8.9-16.6 405 87.8 83.4-91.1
$25,000- 34,999 256 26 9.7 5.9-15.7 230 90.3 84.3-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 342 21 4.0 2.4- 6.7 321 96.0 93.3-97.6
$50,000- 74,999 407 17 2.4 1.3- 4.3 390 97.6 95.7-98.7
$75,000+ 705 21 2.8 1.6- 4.9 684 97.2 95.1-98.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 684 128 18.3 14.9-22.4 556 81.7 77.6-85.1
No 2,111 77 3.2 2.5- 4.2 2,034 96.8 95.8-97.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 774 88 10.1 7.7-13.0 686 89.9 87.0-92.3
Non-Veteran 2,077 119 5.4 4.3- 6.8 1,958 94.6 93.2-95.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 850 32 3.6 2.4- 5.5 818 96.4 94.5-97.6
Regional City or Suburban 637 40 6.2 4.4- 8.8 597 93.8 91.2-95.6
Rural 1,376 135 8.8 7.1-11.0 1,241 91.2 89.0-92.9

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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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