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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 217 35 18.5 11.9-27.5 182 81.5 72.5-88.1
GENDER
Male 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 157 26 17.5 10.2-28.3 131 82.5 71.7-89.8
RACE
White 206 32 16.9 10.8-25.3 174 83.1 74.7-89.2
Other minorities 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 214 35 18.7 12.0-27.8 179 81.3 72.2-88.0
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 60 *** *** *** 54 94.5 86.8-97.8
75+ 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 68 *** *** *** 60 91.4 80.0-96.6
Some Post-H.S. 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 59 *** *** *** 49 86.8 74.5-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 152 28 20.8 13.0-31.5 124 79.2 68.5-87.0
No 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 188 31 18.0 11.2-27.8 157 82.0 72.2-88.8

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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