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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 437 76 16.8 12.1-22.9 361 83.2 77.1-87.9
GENDER
Male 134 18 13.4 6.8-24.7 116 86.6 75.3-93.2
Female 303 58 18.7 12.8-26.6 245 81.3 73.4-87.2
RACE
White 343 55 16.5 11.2-23.6 288 83.5 76.4-88.8
African American 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 430 74 16.4 11.7-22.5 356 83.6 77.5-88.3
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 105 24 18.0 10.3-29.8 81 82.0 70.2-89.7
55-64 117 20 14.0 7.9-23.6 97 86.0 76.4-92.1
65-74 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 149 26 18.2 10.2-30.3 123 81.8 69.7-89.8
Some Post-H.S. 105 13 6.1 2.8-12.7 92 93.9 87.3-97.2
College Graduate 79 14 13.4 6.6-25.3 65 86.6 74.7-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 115 15 8.8 4.5-16.5 100 91.2 83.5-95.5
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 61 *** *** *** 55 94.5 87.1-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 284 59 17.3 11.7-24.7 225 82.7 75.3-88.3
No 151 16 14.3 7.3-26.2 135 85.7 73.8-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 59 *** *** *** 51 89.8 76.0-96.1
Non-Veteran 378 68 17.9 12.6-24.7 310 82.1 75.3-87.4

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*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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