Percentage of Adults Diagnosed With 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 1089 6.6 0.2 6.1 7.1
GENDER
Male 405 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.4
Female 684 7.5 0.3 6.8 8.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 12 1.3 0.4 0.5 2.0
25-34 years 27 2.2 0.5 1.2 3.1
35-44 years 51 3.6 0.5 2.5 4.7
45-54 years 152 7.3 0.7 6.0 8.6
55-64 years 296 10.0 0.6 8.8 11.3
65+ years 551 13.4 0.6 12.2 14.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 25 3.3 0.8 1.8 4.8
Non-Hispanic 1056 6.9 0.2 6.4 7.4
RACE
White only 946 6.5 0.2 6.0 7.0
Black or African American only 53 8.1 1.3 5.6 10.7
Other race only 40 7.3 1.4 4.6 9.9
More than one race 38 12.7 2.3 8.1 17.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 141 13.1 1.2 10.7 15.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 407 7.8 0.4 7.0 8.7
Some college 342 6.4 0.4 5.6 7.2
College graduate 199 2.9 0.2 2.4 3.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 15.5 1.3 12.9 18.0
$15,000 to $24,999 249 10.4 0.8 8.9 11.9
$25,000 to $34,999 129 7.6 0.7 6.1 9.0
$35,000 to $49,999 123 5.1 0.5 4.1 6.1
$50,000 or more 185 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 268 3.2 0.2 2.8 3.7
Out of work 40 7.3 1.4 4.5 10.1
Homemaker/Student 33 2.2 0.5 1.2 3.1
Retired 469 13.5 0.7 12.2 14.8
Unable to work 267 30.4 1.9 26.6 34.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 459 10.2 0.5 9.2 11.3
1 to less than 20 hours 47 3.9 0.7 2.6 5.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 69 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.7
40 hours to less than 60 hours 173 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 495 5.4 0.3 4.9 5.9
Divorced/Seperated 292 13.8 1.0 11.9 15.6
Widowed 219 14.4 1.0 12.4 16.4
Never married 75 2.8 0.4 2.0 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 653 18.0 0.8 16.4 19.5
Living without a disability 395 3.3 0.2 2.9 3.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 53 6.6 1.0 4.6 8.7
Rural 123 6.8 0.7 5.4 8.2
Densely-settled rural 183 6.7 0.6 5.6 7.8
Semi-Urban 183 7.1 0.6 5.9 8.2
Urban 547 6.4 0.3 5.7 7.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 994 6.8 0.2 6.3 7.3
Uninsured 92 5.8 0.7 4.4 7.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 295 16.3 1.0 14.2 18.3
No diabetes 791 5.5 0.2 5.0 5.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 365 26.3 1.5 23.5 29.2
No current asthma 697 4.6 0.2 4.2 5.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 697 15.9 0.7 14.6 17.2
No arthritis 385 3.4 0.2 3.0 3.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 224 17.1 1.3 14.5 19.8
<14 days mental health NOT good 835 5.5 0.2 5.1 5.9
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 361 14.4 0.9 12.7 16.1
Non-smoker 679 4.8 0.2 4.3 5.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 301 5.8 0.4 5.0 6.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 316 5.7 0.4 5.0 6.4
Obese, BMI>=30 406 8.5 0.5 7.6 9.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 585 4.7 0.2 4.2 5.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 503 12.8 0.7 11.5 14.1
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 203 10.3 0.8 8.7 11.9
Did not serve on active duty 884 6.1 0.2 5.6 6.6

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