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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(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 8,817 837 7.4 6.7- 8.1 7,980 92.6 91.9-93.3
-Eastern NC 2,672 258 8.0 6.7- 9.5 2,414 92.0 90.5-93.3
GENDER
Male 1,013 68 6.3 4.6- 8.5 945 93.7 91.5-95.4
Female 1,659 190 9.6 7.7-11.9 1,469 90.4 88.1-92.3
RACE
White 1,526 162 8.7 7.1-10.6 1,364 91.3 89.4-92.9
African American 652 44 6.1 3.8- 9.6 608 93.9 90.4-96.2
Other minorities 450 50 10.2 5.6-17.8 400 89.8 82.2-94.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,549 251 8.0 6.6- 9.5 2,298 92.0 90.5-93.4
AGE
18-34 426 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 766 62 8.0 5.8-10.8 704 92.0 89.2-94.2
55-64 581 60 11.0 7.8-15.2 521 89.0 84.8-92.2
65-74 504 76 15.3 11.4-20.3 428 84.7 79.7-88.6
75+ 366 45 10.5 7.2-15.0 321 89.5 85.0-92.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 377 63 17.5 12.2-24.3 314 82.5 75.7-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 796 93 7.3 5.6- 9.5 703 92.7 90.5-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 775 71 6.5 4.8- 8.8 704 93.5 91.2-95.2
College Graduate 721 30 3.2 2.0- 5.0 691 96.8 95.0-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 376 75 20.5 14.3-28.4 301 79.5 71.6-85.7
$15,000- 24,999 485 65 11.6 8.4-15.9 420 88.4 84.1-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 281 31 9.2 5.8-14.4 250 90.8 85.6-94.2
$35,000- 49,999 318 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 702 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 816 182 23.2 19.0-28.0 634 76.8 72.0-81.0
No 1,819 70 2.9 2.1- 4.1 1,749 97.1 95.9-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 442 28 5.7 3.7- 8.8 414 94.3 91.2-96.3
Non-Veteran 2,229 230 8.5 7.0-10.3 1,999 91.5 89.7-93.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,967 207 8.7 7.1-10.6 1,760 91.3 89.4-92.9
No 705 51 5.1 3.4- 7.4 654 94.9 92.6-96.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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