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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

How many different medications do you currently take each day to help with your COPD,
chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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  Total
Respond.^
One medication Two medications 3-4 medications 5+ medications None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 890 186 20.4 16.6-24.7 160 15.2 12.0-19.0 145 15.5 12.1-19.6 52 6.4 4.2- 9.7 347 42.6 37.5-47.8
-Western NC 210 50 24.8 17.4-33.9 37 20.5 13.6-29.7 37 15.5 10.4-22.4 13 8.5 3.5-19.5 73 30.8 23.3-39.4
GENDER
Male 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 150 35 24.7 16.2-35.8 24 19.6 11.5-31.4 33 20.9 13.9-30.3 *** *** *** 54 32.0 23.6-41.8
RACE
White 199 46 22.1 15.3-30.8 37 22.0 14.7-31.7 33 15.0 9.8-22.2 12 9.1 3.7-20.7 71 31.8 24.0-40.8
Other minorities 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 207 50 25.0 17.6-34.2 37 20.7 13.7-30.0 35 15.1 10.0-22.1 12 8.1 3.1-19.4 73 31.1 23.5-39.9
AGE
18-34 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 148 37 23.2 15.4-33.4 27 24.0 15.2-35.7 34 19.8 13.0-28.9 *** *** *** 37 20.9 14.0-30.0
No 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 182 42 22.6 15.2-32.1 32 21.1 13.6-31.4 36 17.1 11.4-24.9 *** *** *** 63 31.5 23.3-41.1

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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