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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronc hitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,499 1,030 6.9 6.2- 7.5 10,469 93.1 92.5-93.8
-Eastern NC 3,121 294 7.0 5.8- 8.5 2,827 93.0 91.5-94.2
GENDER
Male 1,093 95 7.2 5.3- 9.8 998 92.8 90.2-94.7
Female 2,028 199 6.8 5.5- 8.4 1,829 93.2 91.6-94.5
RACE
White 2,085 220 8.4 6.8-10.3 1,865 91.6 89.7-93.2
African American 695 45 4.6 2.7- 7.7 650 95.4 92.3-97.3
Other minorities 319 28 4.5 2.6- 7.7 291 95.5 92.3-97.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 163 *** *** *** 159 99.4 98.3-99.8
Non-Hispanic 2,947 290 7.5 6.2- 9.0 2,657 92.5 91.0-93.8
AGE
18-34 470 13 2.0 0.8- 4.9 457 98.0 95.1-99.2
35-54 941 61 6.0 4.2- 8.6 880 94.0 91.4-95.8
55-64 687 85 12.9 9.5-17.4 602 87.1 82.6-90.5
65-74 542 77 12.0 8.8-16.3 465 88.0 83.7-91.2
75+ 445 56 15.0 9.7-22.5 389 85.0 77.5-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 438 57 10.5 6.9-15.6 381 89.5 84.4-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 971 117 7.6 5.5-10.3 854 92.4 89.7-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 844 83 6.5 4.7- 8.8 761 93.5 91.2-95.3
College Graduate 863 36 3.3 2.1- 5.2 827 96.7 94.8-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 427 67 10.4 7.0-15.3 360 89.6 84.7-93.0
$15,000- 24,999 522 75 9.5 6.4-13.8 447 90.5 86.2-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 301 28 8.0 4.4-14.2 273 92.0 85.8-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 426 32 6.0 3.7- 9.8 394 94.0 90.2-96.3
$50,000+ 884 33 3.5 2.2- 5.4 851 96.5 94.6-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 963 190 16.5 13.4-20.1 773 83.5 79.9-86.6
No 2,007 88 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,919 96.3 94.8-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 506 52 8.1 5.6-11.7 454 91.9 88.3-94.4
Non-Veteran 2,613 242 6.8 5.5- 8.4 2,371 93.2 91.6-94.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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