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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Did you have to visit an emergency room or be admitted to the hospital in the past 12 months because of your
COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 920 157 16.2 12.9-20.0 763 83.8 80.0-87.1
-Eastern NC 266 46 13.6 9.1-19.8 220 86.4 80.2-90.9
GENDER
Male 84 15 12.0 6.0-22.5 69 88.0 77.5-94.0
Female 182 31 15.1 9.3-23.4 151 84.9 76.6-90.7
RACE
White 200 28 10.8 6.5-17.5 172 89.2 82.5-93.5
African American 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 262 44 13.3 8.9-19.6 218 86.7 80.4-91.1
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 54 11 12.4 5.5-25.7 43 87.6 74.3-94.5
55-64 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 67 *** *** *** 60 94.8 87.1-98.0
75+ 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 103 15 11.0 5.2-21.8 88 89.0 78.2-94.8
Some Post-H.S. 78 *** *** *** 68 92.7 85.3-96.5
College Graduate 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 178 37 18.4 11.9-27.2 141 81.6 72.8-88.1
No 87 *** *** *** 79 93.8 84.8-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 218 37 11.8 7.5-18.1 181 88.2 81.9-92.5

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

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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