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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 976 832 82.2 77.2-86.4 144 17.8 13.6-22.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 35 30 78.5 55.1-91.5 5 21.5 8.5-44.9
Buncombe 17 14 75.9 43.7-92.7 3 24.1 7.3-56.3
Cabarrus 31 28 87.8 66.8-96.2 3 12.2 3.8-33.2
Catawba 28 23 76.2 50.2-91.1 5 23.8 8.9-49.8
Cumberland 33 29 92.9 80.5-97.6 4 7.1 2.4-19.5
Davidson 43 37 88.4 75.0-95.1 6 11.6 4.9-25.0
Durham 20 16 73.9 47.0-90.0 4 26.1 10.0-53.0
Forsyth 21 15 59.9 32.4-82.4 6 40.1 17.6-67.6
Gaston 25 21 80.4 57.2-92.7 4 19.6 7.3-42.8
Guilford 28 26 93.1 73.5-98.5 2 6.9 1.5-26.5
Iredell 23 22 96.3 77.1-99.5 1 3.7 0.5-22.9
Johnston 25 24 98.1 86.9-99.7 1 1.9 0.3-13.1
Mecklenburg 24 21 81.6 52.3-94.7 3 18.4 5.3-47.7
New Hanover 31 27 82.4 57.1-94.3 4 17.6 5.7-42.9
Onslow 36 28 62.2 38.9-80.9 8 37.8 19.1-61.1
Orange 15 11 70.7 39.8-89.8 4 29.3 10.2-60.2
Pitt 23 21 83.6 46.5-96.8 2 16.4 3.2-53.5
Randolph 22 17 76.3 51.6-90.7 5 23.7 9.3-48.4
Robeson 37 32 82.4 61.0-93.3 5 17.6 6.7-39.0
Rowan 48 40 80.3 63.8-90.4 8 19.7 9.6-36.2
Union 16 13 84.9 59.2-95.6 3 15.1 4.4-40.8
Wake 28 23 83.1 63.5-93.3 5 16.9 6.7-36.5
Wayne 45 37 74.8 53.1-88.6 8 25.2 11.4-46.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 295 252 81.6 71.5-88.7 43 18.4 11.3-28.5
Piedmont 437 370 82.8 75.2-88.4 67 17.2 11.6-24.8
Western NC 244 210 81.7 71.9-88.6 34 18.3 11.4-28.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 158 145 88.3 76.4-94.7 13 11.7 5.3-23.6
Northwest 255 208 77.7 68.4-84.8 47 22.3 15.2-31.6
Charlotte 103 88 79.9 59.2-91.6 15 20.1 8.4-40.8
Greensboro 105 89 89.7 80.1-95.0 16 10.3 5.0-19.9
Southern Regional 101 85 77.0 56.1-89.8 16 23.0 10.2-43.9
Coastal 38 34 91.8 75.4-97.6 4 8.2 2.4-24.6
Wake 80 70 87.8 76.8-94.0 10 12.2 6.0-23.2
Area L 7 5 55.2 14.3-90.1 2 44.8 9.9-85.7
Eastern 129 108 81.1 68.6-89.4 21 18.9 10.6-31.4

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*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

^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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