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2015 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 6,668 552 7.4 6.7- 8.2 6,116 92.6 91.8-93.3
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 1,004 96 8.4 6.5-10.8 908 91.6 89.2-93.5
Region 3 608 52 8.4 6.2-11.4 556 91.6 88.6-93.8
Region 4 1,217 82 6.8 5.3- 8.7 1,135 93.2 91.3-94.7
Region 5 823 64 7.5 5.6-10.1 759 92.5 89.9-94.4
Region 6 515 43 8.6 6.1-11.9 472 91.4 88.1-93.9
Region 7 902 47 4.1 2.9- 5.7 855 95.9 94.3-97.1
Region 8 666 69 8.9 6.8-11.6 597 91.1 88.4-93.2
Region 9 & 10 933 99 9.8 7.7-12.4 834 90.2 87.6-92.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,196 216 8.7 7.4-10.2 1,980 91.3 89.8-92.6
Piedmont 3,346 231 6.6 5.7- 7.7 3,115 93.4 92.3-94.3
Western NC 1,126 105 8.2 6.5-10.4 1,021 91.8 89.6-93.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 841 76 8.4 6.3-11.2 765 91.6 88.8-93.7
Northwest 992 83 7.9 6.2-10.1 909 92.1 89.9-93.8
Charlotte 1,016 73 7.0 5.3- 9.1 943 93.0 90.9-94.7
Greensboro 612 55 8.4 6.0-11.6 557 91.6 88.4-94.0
Southern Regional 600 56 8.4 6.3-11.2 544 91.6 88.8-93.7
Southeast 385 33 8.4 5.6-12.2 352 91.6 87.8-94.4
Wake 1,018 44 3.8 2.7- 5.3 974 96.2 94.7-97.3
Area L & Eastern 1,204 132 9.7 7.9-11.8 1,072 90.3 88.2-92.1

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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.

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