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 913 5.9 0.2 5.4 6.4
GENDER
Male 347 5.1 0.3 4.4 5.7
Female 566 6.7 0.4 6.0 7.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 7 1.1 0.4 0.2 2.0
25-34 years 36 2.9 0.5 1.8 3.9
35-44 years 49 3.4 0.5 2.3 4.5
45-54 years 109 5.9 0.6 4.6 7.1
55-64 years 225 8.3 0.6 7.0 9.5
65+ years 487 11.9 0.6 10.8 13.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 16 1.9 0.6 0.7 3.0
Non-Hispanic 887 6.3 0.3 5.8 6.8
RACE
White only 824 6.0 0.3 5.5 6.5
Black or African American only 30 5.0 1.1 2.8 7.3
Other race only 19 4.3 1.1 2.2 6.4
More than one race 28 10.6 2.7 5.4 15.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 79 8.8 1.2 6.5 11.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 363 8.0 0.5 7.1 9.0
Some college 290 5.6 0.4 4.8 6.4
College graduate 174 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 16.9 1.6 13.8 20.0
$15,000 to $24,999 195 9.6 0.9 7.9 11.3
$25,000 to $34,999 102 6.3 0.8 4.7 7.9
$35,000 to $49,999 89 4.0 0.5 3.0 5.0
$50,000 or more 182 2.9 0.2 2.4 3.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 215 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.5
Out of work 41 8.1 1.5 5.3 11.0
Homemaker/Student 42 2.5 0.4 1.6 3.3
Retired 392 11.5 0.6 10.3 12.8
Unable to work 214 25.7 1.9 22.0 29.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 389 9.2 0.5 8.1 10.2
1 to less than 20 hours 52 6.4 1.2 4.1 8.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 61 3.4 0.5 2.4 4.5
40 hours or more 128 2.6 0.3 2.0 3.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 390 4.6 0.3 4.0 5.1
Divorced/Seperated 240 11.7 0.9 9.9 13.4
Widowed 207 14.9 1.2 12.6 17.2
Never married 76 3.1 0.5 2.2 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 567 16.2 0.8 14.7 17.8
Living without a disability 316 2.9 0.2 2.5 3.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 63 7.2 1.0 5.1 9.2
Rural 100 6.7 0.8 5.2 8.2
Densely-settled rural 155 5.7 0.6 4.6 6.8
Semi-Urban 149 6.2 0.6 5.0 7.3
Urban 446 5.6 0.3 5.0 6.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 829 6.0 0.3 5.5 6.5
Uninsured 77 5.3 0.7 3.9 6.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 198 12.9 1.1 10.8 14.9
No diabetes 713 5.2 0.2 4.7 5.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 301 23.6 1.5 20.6 26.7
No current asthma 597 4.2 0.2 3.7 4.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 575 13.8 0.7 12.5 15.1
No arthritis 333 3.3 0.2 2.8 3.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 187 14.4 1.3 11.9 16.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 705 5.0 0.2 4.5 5.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 318 14.2 0.9 12.3 16.0
Non-smoker 558 4.3 0.2 3.8 4.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 271 5.5 0.4 4.7 6.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 245 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
Obese, BMI>=30 322 7.2 0.5 6.3 8.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 496 4.2 0.2 3.8 4.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 414 11.3 0.7 10.0 12.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 187 10.1 0.9 8.4 11.8
Did not serve on active duty 720 5.3 0.2 4.8 5.8

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.