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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Other than a routine visit, have you had to see a doctor in the past 12 months for symptoms
related to shortness of breath, bronchitis, or other COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 989 438 43.2 37.4-49.1 551 56.8 50.9-62.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 35 14 44.6 26.9-63.8 21 55.4 36.2-73.1
Buncombe 17 8 45.0 22.4-69.9 9 55.0 30.1-77.6
Cabarrus 31 13 48.2 28.4-68.7 18 51.8 31.3-71.6
Catawba 29 13 40.1 22.3-61.0 16 59.9 39.0-77.7
Cumberland 34 13 37.3 19.6-59.2 21 62.7 40.8-80.4
Davidson 43 18 42.0 26.9-58.7 25 58.0 41.3-73.1
Durham 20 7 38.5 18.9-62.7 13 61.5 37.3-81.1
Forsyth 22 10 47.5 24.4-71.8 12 52.5 28.2-75.6
Gaston 26 9 29.5 14.6-50.7 17 70.5 49.3-85.4
Guilford 27 12 39.1 20.4-61.6 15 60.9 38.4-79.6
Iredell 24 5 18.8 6.6-43.2 19 81.2 56.8-93.4
Johnston 25 11 43.1 19.2-70.6 14 56.9 29.4-80.8
Mecklenburg 26 11 34.0 15.4-59.4 15 66.0 40.6-84.6
New Hanover 31 13 44.0 24.5-65.5 18 56.0 34.5-75.5
Onslow 36 17 39.8 22.7-59.8 19 60.2 40.2-77.3
Orange 15 5 21.0 7.7-45.9 10 79.0 54.1-92.3
Pitt 23 7 26.7 12.0-49.4 16 73.3 50.6-88.0
Randolph 22 10 47.2 25.1-70.4 12 52.8 29.6-74.9
Robeson 37 16 39.0 22.0-59.2 21 61.0 40.8-78.0
Rowan 48 25 45.5 29.4-62.7 23 54.5 37.3-70.6
Union 17 7 34.5 14.1-62.8 10 65.5 37.2-85.9
Wake 30 13 41.5 23.5-62.0 17 58.5 38.0-76.5
Wayne 44 20 47.8 30.7-65.4 24 52.2 34.6-69.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 294 124 40.0 30.9-49.8 170 60.0 50.2-69.1
Piedmont 445 188 43.6 34.7-52.9 257 56.4 47.1-65.3
Western NC 250 126 47.5 39.4-55.8 124 52.5 44.2-60.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 163 82 46.5 37.1-56.3 81 53.5 43.7-62.9
Northwest 259 117 42.4 34.4-51.0 142 57.6 49.0-65.6
Charlotte 107 45 42.4 26.7-59.8 62 57.6 40.2-73.3
Greensboro 104 44 47.5 25.1-71.1 60 52.5 28.9-74.9
Southern Regional 102 44 55.8 39.7-70.8 58 44.2 29.2-60.3
Coastal 38 17 47.0 23.7-71.6 21 53.0 28.4-76.3
Wake 82 34 40.1 27.0-54.8 48 59.9 45.2-73.0
Area L 6 1 16.0 2.0-63.7 5 84.0 36.3-98.0
Eastern 128 54 31.7 20.6-45.3 74 68.3 54.7-79.4

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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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