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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,952 243 9.9 8.4-11.8 1,709 90.1 88.2-91.6
GENDER
Male 745 66 7.7 5.5-10.6 679 92.3 89.4-94.5
Female 1,207 177 12.0 9.9-14.6 1,030 88.0 85.4-90.1
RACE
White 1,794 230 10.2 8.6-12.2 1,564 89.8 87.8-91.4
Other minorities 147 12 7.2 3.3-15.1 135 92.8 84.9-96.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,898 240 10.3 8.7-12.3 1,658 89.7 87.7-91.3
AGE
18-34 165 *** *** *** 160 97.5 93.5-99.0
35-54 553 60 10.1 7.2-14.1 493 89.9 85.9-92.8
55-64 463 60 11.5 8.3-15.8 403 88.5 84.2-91.7
65-74 422 64 17.0 12.7-22.3 358 83.0 77.7-87.3
75+ 331 54 16.9 12.6-22.1 277 83.1 77.9-87.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 276 65 19.7 14.3-26.7 211 80.3 73.3-85.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 586 78 9.4 7.0-12.5 508 90.6 87.5-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 515 71 9.1 6.6-12.4 444 90.9 87.6-93.4
College Graduate 573 29 3.5 2.2- 5.6 544 96.5 94.4-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 294 72 21.6 15.5-29.3 222 78.4 70.7-84.5
$15,000- 24,999 376 63 10.9 7.9-14.8 313 89.1 85.2-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 235 27 7.4 4.6-11.7 208 92.6 88.3-95.4
$35,000- 49,999 232 21 8.8 5.2-14.5 211 91.2 85.5-94.8
$50,000+ 471 24 3.7 2.3- 5.9 447 96.3 94.1-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 685 158 21.6 17.5-26.3 527 78.4 73.7-82.5
No 1,184 69 4.5 3.3- 6.2 1,115 95.5 93.8-96.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 275 32 10.8 7.0-16.4 243 89.2 83.6-93.0
Non-Veteran 1,677 211 9.8 8.1-11.8 1,466 90.2 88.2-91.9

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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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