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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 982 700 71.2 65.9-76.0 282 28.8 24.0-34.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 35 28 82.6 65.0-92.4 7 17.4 7.6-35.0
Buncombe 17 13 81.2 56.7-93.4 4 18.8 6.6-43.3
Cabarrus 29 22 73.9 48.9-89.3 7 26.1 10.7-51.1
Catawba 29 20 61.8 39.8-79.9 9 38.2 20.1-60.2
Cumberland 34 24 57.7 32.7-79.3 10 42.3 20.7-67.3
Davidson 42 32 81.8 66.7-91.0 10 18.2 9.0-33.3
Durham 20 11 50.9 28.7-72.8 9 49.1 27.2-71.3
Forsyth 22 15 61.7 34.8-82.9 7 38.3 17.1-65.2
Gaston 26 17 59.7 37.8-78.4 9 40.3 21.6-62.2
Guilford 27 21 87.1 71.1-94.9 6 12.9 5.1-28.9
Iredell 24 15 50.2 26.6-73.7 9 49.8 26.3-73.4
Johnston 26 20 84.8 64.0-94.6 6 15.2 5.4-36.0
Mecklenburg 26 16 68.6 44.6-85.6 10 31.4 14.4-55.4
New Hanover 31 16 66.8 47.2-81.9 15 33.2 18.1-52.8
Onslow 36 20 46.2 27.5-66.1 16 53.8 33.9-72.5
Orange 15 13 83.7 51.7-96.1 2 16.3 3.9-48.3
Pitt 23 13 48.3 25.9-71.3 10 51.7 28.7-74.1
Randolph 22 15 73.5 49.4-88.7 7 26.5 11.3-50.6
Robeson 37 28 78.2 59.9-89.6 9 21.8 10.4-40.1
Rowan 46 31 68.7 51.8-81.8 15 31.3 18.2-48.2
Union 17 13 86.9 66.0-95.8 4 13.1 4.2-34.0
Wake 30 18 54.2 33.9-73.2 12 45.8 26.8-66.1
Wayne 44 31 63.2 43.2-79.5 13 36.8 20.5-56.8
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 293 195 62.1 51.1-72.0 98 37.9 28.0-48.9
Piedmont 440 310 74.9 68.0-80.7 130 25.1 19.3-32.0
Western NC 249 195 75.3 66.5-82.4 54 24.7 17.6-33.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 161 125 77.7 69.1-84.5 36 22.3 15.5-30.9
Northwest 257 188 69.6 60.6-77.4 69 30.4 22.6-39.4
Charlotte 105 74 79.5 67.6-87.8 31 20.5 12.2-32.4
Greensboro 104 81 88.8 79.5-94.2 23 11.2 5.8-20.5
Southern Regional 102 74 67.3 48.8-81.6 28 32.7 18.4-51.2
Coastal 38 19 54.8 29.1-78.2 19 45.2 21.8-70.9
Wake 83 55 67.4 52.8-79.2 28 32.6 20.8-47.2
Area L 5 3 36.4 8.2-78.7 2 63.6 21.3-91.8
Eastern 127 81 55.3 37.8-71.6 46 44.7 28.4-62.2

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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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