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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 432 372 81.7 74.6-87.2 60 18.3 12.8-25.4
GENDER
Male 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 297 255 82.9 74.2-89.1 42 17.1 10.9-25.8
RACE
White 338 292 84.0 76.4-89.5 46 16.0 10.5-23.6
African American 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 423 365 83.3 76.5-88.4 58 16.7 11.6-23.5
AGE
18-34 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 117 100 89.6 82.0-94.3 17 10.4 5.7-18.0
65-74 116 107 94.6 88.7-97.5 *** *** ***
75+ 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 77 67 90.9 78.7-96.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 60 53 91.9 81.0-96.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 284 257 90.0 82.4-94.5 27 10.0 5.5-17.6
No 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 56 94.9 86.7-98.1 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 371 316 79.7 71.7-85.8 55 20.3 14.2-28.3

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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