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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that -

You have (COPD) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema or chronic bronchitis?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,834 1,029 6.8 6.3- 7.4 10,805 93.2 92.6-93.7
-Eastern NC 3,895 364 7.1 6.3- 8.2 3,531 92.9 91.8-93.7
GENDER
Male 1,487 105 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,382 94.4 92.9-95.6
Female 2,408 259 8.6 7.3-10.0 2,149 91.4 90.0-92.7
RACE
White 2,435 242 8.1 7.0- 9.5 2,193 91.9 90.5-93.0
African American 868 66 5.3 3.8- 7.3 802 94.7 92.7-96.2
Other minorities 558 50 5.1 3.1- 8.2 508 94.9 91.8-96.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 207 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,677 356 7.5 6.5- 8.5 3,321 92.5 91.5-93.5
AGE
18-34 629 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 1,166 83 7.2 5.6- 9.3 1,083 92.8 90.7-94.4
55-64 819 93 9.2 7.0-11.9 726 90.8 88.1-93.0
65-74 722 98 12.5 9.8-15.7 624 87.5 84.3-90.2
75+ 514 75 16.0 12.2-20.7 439 84.0 79.3-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 66 10.1 7.3-13.6 437 89.9 86.4-92.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,181 138 8.6 7.0-10.6 1,043 91.4 89.4-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,086 109 7.1 5.6- 9.0 977 92.9 91.0-94.4
College Graduate 1,111 50 2.9 2.0- 4.0 1,061 97.1 96.0-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 515 92 13.7 10.3-18.0 423 86.3 82.0-89.7
$15,000- 24,999 685 71 7.7 5.7-10.3 614 92.3 89.7-94.3
$25,000- 34,999 438 51 8.9 6.3-12.5 387 91.1 87.5-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 494 36 5.9 4.0- 8.7 458 94.1 91.3-96.0
$50,000+ 1,085 42 3.3 2.2- 4.7 1,043 96.7 95.3-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,122 232 18.3 15.6-21.4 890 81.7 78.6-84.4
No 2,718 127 3.8 3.0- 4.7 2,591 96.2 95.3-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 582 49 6.4 4.4- 9.1 533 93.6 90.9-95.6
Non-Veteran 3,311 315 7.3 6.3- 8.4 2,996 92.7 91.6-93.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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