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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Other than a routine visit, have you had to see a doctor in the past 12 months for symptoms
related to shortness of breath, bronchitis, or other COPD, or emphysema flare?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 927 414 45.5 40.5-50.7 513 54.5 49.3-59.5
-Piedmont NC 443 191 45.3 37.9-52.9 252 54.7 47.1-62.1
GENDER
Male 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 307 149 53.9 44.6-62.9 158 46.1 37.1-55.4
RACE
White 348 153 48.0 39.5-56.7 195 52.0 43.3-60.5
African American 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 435 189 46.1 38.7-53.8 246 53.9 46.2-61.3
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 289 144 52.8 43.3-62.2 145 47.2 37.8-56.7
No 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 382 169 47.4 39.3-55.6 213 52.6 44.4-60.7

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

These questions have not been asked in 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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