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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 217 109 53.2 43.9-62.2 108 46.8 37.8-56.1
GENDER
Male 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 206 104 55.2 45.7-64.2 102 44.8 35.8-54.3
Other minorities 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 214 107 52.8 43.5-61.9 107 47.2 38.1-56.5
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 188 98 54.2 44.1-64.0 90 45.8 36.0-55.9

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

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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