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2014 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 7,246 648 7.8 7.1- 8.5 6,598 92.2 91.5-92.9
-Eastern NC 2,260 226 9.2 7.8-10.7 2,034 90.8 89.3-92.2
GENDER
Male 942 85 8.9 6.9-11.5 857 91.1 88.5-93.1
Female 1,318 141 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,177 90.6 88.6-92.3
RACE
White 1,466 172 10.4 8.7-12.4 1,294 89.6 87.6-91.3
African American 573 39 6.5 4.4- 9.4 534 93.5 90.6-95.6
Other minorities 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,120 224 9.6 8.2-11.3 1,896 90.4 88.7-91.8
AGE
18-34 402 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 613 38 7.3 5.1-10.3 575 92.7 89.7-94.9
55-64 522 63 14.6 10.9-19.3 459 85.4 80.7-89.1
65-74 420 67 18.7 14.4-23.8 353 81.3 76.2-85.6
75+ 281 46 17.3 12.8-23.1 235 82.7 76.9-87.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 49 18.3 13.3-24.8 242 81.7 75.2-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 694 72 8.5 6.5-11.2 622 91.5 88.8-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 639 62 7.7 5.8-10.1 577 92.3 89.9-94.2
College Graduate 627 42 5.0 3.6- 7.0 585 95.0 93.0-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 56 18.1 13.1-24.4 228 81.9 75.6-86.9
$15,000- 24,999 377 39 10.5 7.2-15.1 338 89.5 84.9-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 247 24 9.4 6.0-14.6 223 90.6 85.4-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 266 21 7.4 4.5-11.9 245 92.6 88.1-95.5
$50,000+ 647 36 5.2 3.3- 8.0 611 94.8 92.0-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 151 25.9 21.6-30.6 502 74.1 69.4-78.4
No 1,521 68 3.7 2.8- 4.8 1,453 96.3 95.2-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 371 36 9.2 6.5-12.9 335 90.8 87.1-93.5
Non-Veteran 1,886 190 9.2 7.7-10.9 1,696 90.8 89.1-92.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,888 200 9.6 8.1-11.3 1,688 90.4 88.7-91.9
No 372 26 6.7 4.3-10.1 346 93.3 89.9-95.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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