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2015 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 6,668 552 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,116 92.6 91.8-93.3
-Eastern 2,196 216 8.7 7.4-10.2 1,980 91.3 89.8-92.6
GENDER
Male 932 84 7.2 5.6- 9.3 848 92.8 90.7-94.4
Female 1,264 132 10.1 8.3-12.3 1,132 89.9 87.7-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,353 151 9.4 7.8-11.2 1,202 90.6 88.8-92.2
Non-Hispanic Black 571 49 8.9 6.4-12.2 522 91.1 87.8-93.6
Other 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 18 4.6 2.8- 7.5 378 95.4 92.5-97.2
35-44 297 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 368 45 13.4 9.7-18.2 323 86.6 81.8-90.3
55-64 484 59 11.8 8.9-15.5 425 88.2 84.5-91.1
65-74 367 37 9.8 6.7-14.0 330 90.2 86.0-93.3
75+ 256 43 17.0 12.2-23.2 213 83.0 76.8-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 249 32 11.3 7.6-16.6 217 88.7 83.4-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 707 73 8.9 6.8-11.6 634 91.1 88.4-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 656 75 8.9 6.8-11.5 581 91.1 88.5-93.2
College Graduate 576 36 5.8 3.9- 8.4 540 94.2 91.6-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 241 38 14.1 9.7-20.1 203 85.9 79.9-90.3
$15,000- 24,999 395 44 11.4 8.2-15.8 351 88.6 84.2-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 187 29 13.5 8.9-20.0 158 86.5 80.0-91.1
$35,000- 49,999 239 24 8.3 5.1-13.2 215 91.7 86.8-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 276 20 4.4 2.5- 7.4 256 95.6 92.6-97.5
$75,000+ 401 19 4.8 2.9- 7.8 382 95.2 92.2-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 658 137 19.5 16.1-23.3 521 80.5 76.7-83.9
No 1,485 78 4.8 3.6- 6.2 1,407 95.2 93.8-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 367 46 10.2 7.3-14.0 321 89.8 86.0-92.7
Non-Veteran 1,824 169 8.3 7.0-10.0 1,655 91.7 90.0-93.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 297 18 5.4 3.1- 9.2 279 94.6 90.8-96.9
Rural 1,732 189 9.9 8.3-11.6 1,543 90.1 88.4-91.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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