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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 879 86 10.0 7.8-12.7 793 90.0 87.3-92.2
Region 3 680 67 8.2 6.3-10.6 613 91.8 89.4-93.7
Region 4 1,480 113 5.9 4.8- 7.3 1,367 94.1 92.7-95.2
Region 5 1,059 94 7.0 5.5- 8.7 965 93.0 91.3-94.5
Region 6 540 62 11.8 8.7-15.8 478 88.2 84.2-91.3
Region 7 1,029 79 7.1 5.4- 9.3 950 92.9 90.7-94.6
Region 8 881 78 7.4 5.6- 9.8 803 92.6 90.2-94.4
Region 9 & 10 698 69 8.4 6.5-11.0 629 91.6 89.0-93.5
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,260 226 9.2 7.8-10.7 2,034 90.8 89.3-92.2
Piedmont 3,981 320 6.6 5.8- 7.5 3,661 93.4 92.5-94.2
Western NC 1,005 102 10.3 8.2-12.9 903 89.7 87.1-91.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 638 52 7.8 5.7-10.7 586 92.2 89.3-94.3
Northwest 1,187 132 9.5 7.8-11.5 1,055 90.5 88.5-92.2
Charlotte 1,216 82 5.5 4.3- 7.1 1,134 94.5 92.9-95.7
Greensboro 854 83 7.7 6.0- 9.7 771 92.3 90.3-94.0
Southern Regional 627 68 11.0 8.3-14.6 559 89.0 85.4-91.7
Southeast 596 54 7.7 5.4-10.9 542 92.3 89.1-94.6
Wake 1,076 70 6.2 4.6- 8.3 1,006 93.8 91.7-95.4
Area L & Eastern 1,052 107 8.7 7.0-10.7 945 91.3 89.3-93.0

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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.

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