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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,426 493 6.1 5.3- 7.0 5,933 93.9 93.0-94.7
GENDER
Male 2,459 155 4.5 3.6- 5.7 2,304 95.5 94.3-96.4
Female 3,967 338 7.6 6.4- 9.0 3,629 92.4 91.0-93.6
RACE
White 4,905 383 6.5 5.6- 7.6 4,522 93.5 92.4-94.4
African American 1,074 89 6.0 4.4- 8.2 985 94.0 91.8-95.6
Other minorities 397 19 3.5 1.7- 7.0 378 96.5 93.0-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 313 *** *** *** 305 97.1 93.2-98.8
Non-Hispanic 6,094 483 6.4 5.6- 7.4 5,611 93.6 92.6-94.4
AGE
18-34 791 19 2.6 1.5- 4.3 772 97.4 95.7-98.5
35-54 2,146 114 5.5 4.3- 7.1 2,032 94.5 92.9-95.7
55-64 1,318 125 9.6 7.4-12.5 1,193 90.4 87.5-92.6
65-74 1,154 136 11.8 9.2-15.0 1,018 88.2 85.0-90.8
75+ 933 94 9.6 7.0-13.0 839 90.4 87.0-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 114 10.5 8.0-13.8 619 89.5 86.2-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,738 174 7.9 6.3- 9.9 1,564 92.1 90.1-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,535 114 5.4 4.1- 7.2 1,421 94.6 92.8-95.9
College Graduate 2,396 89 2.7 1.8- 4.0 2,307 97.3 96.0-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 108 11.9 8.9-15.7 545 88.1 84.3-91.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,054 128 9.3 7.1-12.2 926 90.7 87.8-92.9
$25,000- 34,999 580 46 4.9 3.2- 7.5 534 95.1 92.5-96.8
$35,000- 49,999 750 55 6.3 4.2- 9.3 695 93.7 90.7-95.8
$50,000+ 2,254 68 2.6 1.8- 3.9 2,186 97.4 96.1-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,752 304 16.5 13.9-19.5 1,448 83.5 80.5-86.1
No 4,354 164 3.0 2.4- 3.8 4,190 97.0 96.2-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 807 67 7.5 5.2-10.6 740 92.5 89.4-94.8
Non-Veteran 5,616 426 6.0 5.1- 6.9 5,190 94.0 93.1-94.9

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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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