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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Have you ever been told by a doctor or health professional that you have
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,337 993 5.6 5.0- 6.3 11,344 94.4 93.7-95.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 332 35 6.9 4.5-10.2 297 93.1 89.8-95.5
Buncombe 377 17 2.7 1.6- 4.6 360 97.3 95.4-98.4
Cabarrus 321 31 7.1 4.6-10.7 290 92.9 89.3-95.4
Catawba 348 29 5.2 3.4- 7.9 319 94.8 92.1-96.6
Cumberland 353 34 7.0 4.4-11.0 319 93.0 89.0-95.6
Davidson 390 43 7.5 5.3-10.5 347 92.5 89.5-94.7
Durham 394 19 2.4 1.5- 4.0 375 97.6 96.0-98.5
Forsyth 357 22 5.1 3.0- 8.4 335 94.9 91.6-97.0
Gaston 316 26 5.1 3.3- 7.9 290 94.9 92.1-96.7
Guilford 398 28 4.8 3.1- 7.5 370 95.2 92.5-96.9
Iredell 401 24 4.5 2.7- 7.3 377 95.5 92.7-97.3
Johnston 336 26 5.7 3.3- 9.7 310 94.3 90.3-96.7
Mecklenburg 576 26 3.6 2.2- 5.9 550 96.4 94.1-97.8
New Hanover 387 31 5.5 3.5- 8.6 356 94.5 91.4-96.5
Onslow 360 36 9.1 6.1-13.5 324 90.9 86.5-93.9
Orange 350 15 3.4 1.9- 5.9 335 96.6 94.1-98.1
Pitt 346 23 4.7 2.8- 7.6 323 95.3 92.4-97.2
Randolph 330 22 5.3 3.3- 8.6 308 94.7 91.4-96.7
Robeson 343 37 7.0 4.6-10.5 306 93.0 89.5-95.4
Rowan 411 48 8.4 5.9-11.9 363 91.6 88.1-94.1
Union 343 17 3.1 1.6- 5.7 326 96.9 94.3-98.4
Wake 560 30 3.8 2.5- 5.7 530 96.2 94.3-97.5
Wayne 357 45 9.6 6.7-13.7 312 90.4 86.3-93.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,364 297 6.0 4.9- 7.4 3,067 94.0 92.6-95.1
Piedmont 6,316 445 5.1 4.3- 6.1 5,871 94.9 93.9-95.7
Western NC 2,657 251 6.7 5.7- 7.9 2,406 93.3 92.1-94.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,816 164 6.4 5.3- 7.7 1,652 93.6 92.3-94.7
Northwest 2,819 259 6.4 5.4- 7.6 2,560 93.6 92.4-94.6
Charlotte 1,669 107 5.1 3.7- 7.1 1,562 94.9 92.9-96.3
Greensboro 1,541 105 6.0 3.7- 9.5 1,436 94.0 90.5-96.3
Southern Regional 1,085 102 6.4 4.6- 8.9 983 93.6 91.1-95.4
Coastal 532 38 4.8 2.8- 8.0 494 95.2 92.0-97.2
Wake 1,405 82 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,323 96.1 94.8-97.1
Area L 125 7 4.5 1.7-11.3 118 95.5 88.7-98.3
Eastern 1,345 129 6.7 4.8- 9.3 1,216 93.3 90.7-95.2

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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