Percentage of Adults Who Had
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD),
Emphysema or Chronic Bronchitis

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1658 6.6 0.2 6.2 7.0
GENDER
Male 575 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.5
Female 1083 7.3 0.3 6.8 7.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 19 2.0 0.5 0.9 3.0
25-34 Years 60 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.7
35-44 Years 89 4.0 0.5 3.1 5.0
45-54 Years 276 7.3 0.5 6.3 8.2
55-64 Years 446 10.0 0.5 8.9 11.0
65+ Years 768 11.9 0.5 11.0 12.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 46 4.1 0.7 2.6 5.5
Non-Hispanic 1608 6.8 0.2 6.4 7.3
RACE
White Only 1496 6.8 0.2 6.4 7.2
Black or AA only 59 6.4 1.4 3.7 9.1
Other Race Only 51 3.9 0.6 2.6 5.1
More than one race 47 12.9 2.3 8.5 17.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 199 11.8 1.0 9.8 13.9
High school graduate or G.E.D. 634 8.0 0.4 7.3 8.8
Some college 505 6.3 0.3 5.7 7.0
College graduate 319 3.2 0.2 2.8 3.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 312 14.5 1.1 12.3 16.6
$15,000 - $24,999 368 9.5 0.6 8.3 10.7
$25,000 - $34,999 232 8.3 0.7 7.0 9.6
$35,000 - $49,999 211 6.4 0.6 5.3 7.5
$50,000+ 307 3.6 0.2 3.2 4.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 459 3.9 0.2 3.5 4.4
Out of work 87 7.7 1.1 5.5 10.0
Homemaker or Student 67 2.9 0.4 2.1 3.7
Retired 705 11.8 0.5 10.8 12.8
Unable to work 337 27.9 1.7 24.6 31.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 707 9.1 0.4 8.4 9.9
1-19 hours 74 4.5 0.6 3.3 5.7
20-39 hours 134 4.7 0.5 3.8 5.7
40+ hours 301 3.5 0.3 3.0 4.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 759 5.8 0.2 5.3 6.3
Divorced or seperated 425 12.2 0.7 10.7 13.6
Widowed 359 12.4 0.7 11.0 13.9
Never married 113 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1068 16.5 0.6 15.4 17.7
Living without a disability 543 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 94 7.3 0.9 5.4 9.1
Rural 191 7.0 0.6 5.7 8.2
Densely-settled Rural 296 6.2 0.4 5.4 7.1
Semi-urban 273 7.4 0.6 6.3 8.5
Urban 804 6.4 0.3 5.8 7.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1481 6.6 0.2 6.2 7.0
Uninsured 175 6.7 0.6 5.4 7.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 380 14.5 0.9 12.8 16.2
No diabetes 1274 5.8 0.2 5.4 6.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 519 23.6 1.2 21.2 26.0
No current asthma 1109 4.8 0.2 4.4 5.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 814 20.4 0.8 18.8 22.1
Excellent, very good or good health 838 4.2 0.2 3.8 4.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 328 14.0 0.9 12.2 15.9
<14 days mental health not good 1294 5.7 0.2 5.3 6.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 606 13.7 0.7 12.4 15.1
Non-smoker 1043 4.6 0.2 4.2 4.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 544 6.4 0.4 5.7 7.1
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 472 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.1
Obese (BMI>=30) 569 8.4 0.4 7.5 9.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 872 4.9 0.2 4.5 5.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 748 11.3 0.5 10.3 12.4
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 123 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.5
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 394 5.2 0.3 4.6 5.9
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 93 5.5 0.8 4.0 7.0
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 957 8.8 0.4 8.1 9.5
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 123 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.5
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1444 7.2 0.2 6.7 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 295 9.9 0.7 8.6 11.2
Not served on active duty 1362 6.2 0.2 5.8 6.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or
other health professional that they had chronic obstructive pulmonary
disease (COPD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.