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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

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

(Ever told) 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
-Western NC 1,607 143 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,464 92.3 90.6-93.8
GENDER
Male 620 52 7.0 5.0- 9.7 568 93.0 90.3-95.0
Female 987 91 8.4 6.4-10.8 896 91.6 89.2-93.6
RACE
White 1,304 122 8.6 6.9-10.6 1,182 91.4 89.4-93.1
Other minorities 293 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 *** *** *** 69 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,531 141 8.1 6.6-10.0 1,390 91.9 90.0-93.4
AGE
18-34 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 414 27 6.4 4.1-10.0 387 93.6 90.0-95.9
55-64 355 35 11.4 7.9-16.1 320 88.6 83.9-92.1
65-74 352 47 12.4 9.0-17.0 305 87.6 83.0-91.0
75+ 237 25 10.1 6.3-15.8 212 89.9 84.2-93.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 24 8.2 5.0-13.4 191 91.8 86.6-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 63 9.5 6.9-13.0 443 90.5 87.0-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 409 41 8.7 6.0-12.4 368 91.3 87.6-94.0
College Graduate 474 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 45 17.2 11.6-24.7 192 82.8 75.3-88.4
$15,000- 24,999 305 38 10.2 6.9-14.7 267 89.8 85.3-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 179 14 7.1 3.9-12.6 165 92.9 87.4-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 422 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 464 95 19.4 15.1-24.5 369 80.6 75.5-84.9
No 1,126 44 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,082 96.2 94.6-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 19 9.3 5.6-15.2 168 90.7 84.8-94.4
Non-Veteran 1,420 124 7.5 6.0- 9.4 1,296 92.5 90.6-94.0

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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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