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 921 6.0 0.3 5.5 6.5
GENDER
Female 584 6.8 0.4 6.1 7.5
Male 337 5.2 0.4 4.5 5.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 11 2.3 0.7 0.9 3.8
25-34 years 23 2.3 0.5 1.3 3.4
35-44 years 46 3.0 0.5 2.0 3.9
45-54 years 128 5.7 0.6 4.6 6.9
55-64 years 233 8.8 0.7 7.5 10.1
65+ years 480 12.7 0.6 11.4 13.9
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 904 6.4 0.3 5.8 6.9
Hispanic 15 2.6 0.8 1.1 4.1
RACE
White only 831 6.3 0.3 5.7 6.8
Black or African American only 42 5.4 1.4 2.6 8.2
Other race only 25 3.7 0.9 1.9 5.4
More than one race 19 9.3 3.0 3.5 15.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 107 9.0 1.1 6.8 11.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 323 7.3 0.5 6.4 8.3
Some college 312 6.7 0.5 5.8 7.7
College graduate 179 2.6 0.2 2.1 3.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 183 14.0 1.4 11.1 16.8
$15,000 to $24,999 213 8.5 0.7 7.1 10.0
$25,000 to $34,999 121 6.8 0.8 5.3 8.3
$35,000 to $49,999 125 6.2 0.7 4.9 7.5
$50,000 or more 156 2.8 0.3 2.2 3.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 212 2.8 0.3 2.3 3.3
Out of work 40 7.6 1.5 4.6 10.6
Homemaker/Student 44 3.1 0.6 1.9 4.3
Retired 414 12.2 0.7 10.9 13.5
Unable to work 209 24.1 2.0 20.3 28.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 419 9.3 0.5 8.3 10.4
1 to less than 20 hours 40 4.9 0.9 3.0 6.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 65 3.2 0.5 2.2 4.3
40 plus hours 131 2.7 0.3 2.1 3.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 426 5.4 0.3 4.8 5.9
Divorced/Separated 223 10.5 0.9 8.7 12.2
Widowed 206 12.9 1.0 10.9 15.0
Never married 63 3.1 0.6 2.0 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 286 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.1
Have a disability 631 17.9 0.8 16.2 19.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 54 7.8 1.3 5.3 10.3
Rural 97 6.7 0.8 5.1 8.2
Densely-settled rural 172 7.0 0.7 5.7 8.4
Semi-Urban 150 6.3 0.6 5.1 7.6
Urban 448 5.3 0.3 4.7 6.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 70 4.3 0.7 3.0 5.6
Insured 850 6.4 0.3 5.9 6.9
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 705 5.2 0.3 4.7 5.7
Have diabetes 213 13.7 1.1 11.5 15.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 604 4.2 0.2 3.8 4.6
Current Asthma 305 24.8 1.7 21.5 28.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 345 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.8
Have arthritis 575 14.6 0.7 13.2 16.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 704 5.0 0.2 4.5 5.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 201 15.0 1.3 12.5 17.5
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 611 4.6 0.2 4.1 5.1
Current smoker 305 12.1 0.9 10.4 13.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 269 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 280 5.4 0.4 4.6 6.1
Obese, BMI>=30 336 7.9 0.6 6.8 9.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 388 10.7 0.7 9.4 12.1
Participates in leisure time physical activity 531 4.6 0.3 4.1 5.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 730 5.3 0.3 4.8 5.8
Served on active duty 190 11.5 1.0 9.6 13.4

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.