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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Have you ever been given a breathing test to diagnose your COPD, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 907 758 82.3 77.9-85.9 149 17.7 14.1-22.1
-Eastern NC 261 204 82.6 75.1-88.2 57 17.4 11.8-24.9
GENDER
Male 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 178 139 82.4 73.0-89.0 39 17.6 11.0-27.0
RACE
White 196 156 83.3 74.4-89.5 40 16.7 10.5-25.6
African American 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 257 202 82.8 75.3-88.4 55 17.2 11.6-24.7
AGE
18-34 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 78 67 89.3 76.6-95.5 11 10.7 4.5-23.4
65-74 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 99 74 82.2 70.0-90.2 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 45 89.5 80.0-94.7 11 10.5 5.3-20.0
$15,000- 24,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 175 144 86.2 78.1-91.7 31 13.8 8.3-21.9
No 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 213 168 84.0 75.6-89.9 45 16.0 10.1-24.4

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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