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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 389 28 7.0 4.5-10.9 361 93.0 89.1-95.5
Cumberland 445 35 6.1 4.1- 9.1 410 93.9 90.9-95.9
Durham 460 19 2.9 1.6- 5.0 441 97.1 95.0-98.4
Forsyth 425 38 6.8 4.5-10.1 387 93.2 89.9-95.5
Gaston 369 43 6.9 4.6-10.2 326 93.1 89.8-95.4
Guilford 507 32 4.3 2.9- 6.5 475 95.7 93.5-97.1
Mecklenburg 683 47 6.4 4.5- 9.2 636 93.6 90.8-95.5
New Hanover 397 35 6.1 3.7- 9.9 362 93.9 90.1-96.3
Union 384 25 5.5 3.3- 9.1 359 94.5 90.9-96.7
Wake 696 47 4.8 3.5- 6.5 649 95.2 93.5-96.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,895 364 7.1 6.3- 8.2 3,531 92.9 91.8-93.7
Piedmont 6,332 522 6.4 5.7- 7.1 5,810 93.6 92.9-94.3
Western NC 1,607 143 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,464 92.3 90.6-93.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,102 100 7.4 5.7- 9.4 1,002 92.6 90.6-94.3
Northwest 1,894 174 7.8 6.5- 9.3 1,720 92.2 90.7-93.5
Charlotte 1,935 162 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,773 93.4 91.7-94.8
Greensboro 1,336 111 6.2 4.9- 7.7 1,225 93.8 92.3-95.1
Southern Regional 1,544 140 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,404 93.4 91.7-94.8
Southeast 742 71 7.4 5.4-10.0 671 92.6 90.0-94.6
Wake 1,676 117 5.4 4.3- 6.6 1,559 94.6 93.4-95.7
Area L 398 35 6.1 4.2- 8.9 363 93.9 91.1-95.8
Eastern 1,207 119 8.0 6.4- 9.8 1,088 92.0 90.2-93.6

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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.

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