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 1752 6.2 0.2 5.8 6.5
GENDER
Male 696 5.4 0.2 4.9 5.9
Female 1056 6.9 0.3 6.4 7.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 26 1.9 0.4 1.1 2.6
25-34 years 61 2.3 0.3 1.7 3.0
35-44 years 84 2.9 0.4 2.2 3.6
45-54 years 228 6.4 0.5 5.5 7.3
55-64 years 472 9.8 0.5 8.8 10.8
65+ years 881 12.0 0.4 11.2 12.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 41 2.1 0.4 1.3 2.8
Non-hispanic 1703 6.6 0.2 6.2 7.0
RACE
White only 1518 6.1 0.2 5.8 6.5
Black or African American only 94 7.1 0.9 5.3 9.0
Other race only 46 5.0 1.0 3.2 6.9
More than one race 73 16.1 2.0 12.2 20.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 195 9.0 0.7 7.6 10.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 630 8.1 0.4 7.3 8.8
Some college 588 6.7 0.3 6.1 7.3
College graduate 328 2.5 0.2 2.2 2.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 15.0 1.1 13.0 17.1
$15,000 to $24,999 376 9.3 0.6 8.2 10.5
$25,000 to $34,999 204 8.0 0.7 6.7 9.3
$35,000 to $49,999 207 5.7 0.5 4.8 6.7
$50,000 or more 345 3.2 0.2 2.8 3.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 408 2.9 0.2 2.6 3.3
Out of work 62 5.9 0.9 4.2 7.6
Homemaker/Student 96 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.4
Retired 745 12.0 0.5 11.0 12.9
Unable to work 416 29.4 1.5 26.4 32.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 733 9.8 0.4 8.9 10.6
1 to less than 20 hours 80 4.9 0.7 3.6 6.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 131 4.0 0.4 3.2 4.8
40 plus hours 265 2.6 0.2 2.2 3.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 834 5.2 0.2 4.8 5.6
Divorced/Seperated 442 11.7 0.7 10.4 13.0
Widowed 339 13.1 0.8 11.5 14.7
Never married 137 3.2 0.3 2.5 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1093 18.2 0.6 17.0 19.4
Not living with a disability 593 2.9 0.1 2.6 3.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 109 7.5 0.8 5.8 9.1
Rural 190 6.6 0.5 5.6 7.7
Densely-settled rural 325 7.1 0.5 6.2 8.0
Semi-Urban 311 7.3 0.5 6.3 8.2
Urban 817 5.4 0.2 5.0 5.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1617 6.4 0.2 6.0 6.8
Uninsured 127 4.9 0.5 4.0 5.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 442 15.4 0.8 13.8 16.9
No diabetes 1306 5.2 0.2 4.8 5.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 558 24.1 1.1 21.9 26.2
No current asthma 1153 4.4 0.2 4.1 4.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 1073 15.0 0.5 14.1 16.0
No 665 3.3 0.2 3.0 3.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 343 14.0 0.9 12.3 15.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 1364 5.2 0.2 4.9 5.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 576 13.7 0.6 12.4 15.0
Non-smoker 1101 4.6 0.2 4.3 5.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 476 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 465 5.3 0.3 4.8 5.9
Obese, BMI>=30 684 8.0 0.4 7.3 8.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 874 4.9 0.2 4.5 5.2
No 715 10.3 0.4 9.4 11.1
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 347 10.0 0.6 8.8 11.2
Did not serve on active duty 1393 5.7 0.2 5.3 6.0

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.