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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

How many different medications do you currently take each day to help with your COPD,
chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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  Total
Respond.^
One medication Two medications 3-4 medications 5+ medications None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 890 186 20.4 16.6-24.7 160 15.2 12.0-19.0 145 15.5 12.1-19.6 52 6.4 4.2- 9.7 347 42.6 37.5-47.8
-Eastern NC 256 59 21.4 15.0-29.7 43 11.7 7.8-17.1 42 15.9 10.3-23.6 10 4.5 2.0- 9.8 102 46.5 37.0-56.3
GENDER
Male 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** 18 14.8 7.9-26.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 174 40 19.5 12.4-29.3 33 17.1 10.9-25.8 24 16.8 9.3-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 191 43 21.5 14.3-30.9 31 10.2 6.3-16.0 27 13.6 7.9-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
African American 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 252 59 21.6 15.1-29.9 42 11.6 7.7-17.0 41 15.8 10.3-23.6 *** *** *** 100 46.5 36.9-56.3
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 79 *** *** *** 16 16.5 8.8-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 66 *** *** *** 12 13.7 6.5-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 101 *** *** *** 15 10.2 4.9-20.2 12 10.2 4.3-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 76 *** *** *** 11 11.6 5.6-22.6 13 11.9 5.8-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 65 15 16.1 8.4-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 169 44 27.0 18.1-38.2 34 15.3 9.8-23.0 30 20.1 12.3-30.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 85 15 12.9 6.3-24.6 *** *** *** 11 9.2 3.9-20.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 209 47 17.6 11.5-26.0 35 12.3 7.9-18.8 34 15.6 9.5-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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