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2016 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 6,515 527 7.3 6.6- 8.1 5,988 92.7 91.9-93.4
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 1,063 101 8.0 6.2-10.1 962 92.0 89.9-93.8
Region 3 574 48 8.6 6.3-11.6 526 91.4 88.4-93.7
Region 4 1,094 76 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,018 93.3 91.4-94.8
Region 5 699 47 6.8 4.8- 9.4 652 93.2 90.6-95.2
Region 6 560 64 10.5 7.8-13.8 496 89.5 86.2-92.2
Region 7 815 44 4.8 3.5- 6.6 771 95.2 93.4-96.5
Region 8 589 56 9.8 7.2-13.2 533 90.2 86.8-92.8
Region 9 497 42 8.0 5.4-11.6 455 92.0 88.4-94.6
Region 10 626 49 6.6 4.9- 8.9 577 93.4 91.1-95.1
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,332 205 8.3 7.0- 9.8 2,127 91.7 90.2-93.0
Piedmont 2,951 202 6.5 5.6- 7.6 2,749 93.5 92.4-94.4
Western NC 1,234 120 8.5 6.8-10.6 1,114 91.5 89.4-93.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 947 92 8.3 6.4-10.7 855 91.7 89.3-93.6
Northwest 922 81 8.8 6.9-11.2 841 91.2 88.8-93.1
Charlotte 876 54 5.9 4.3- 7.9 822 94.1 92.1-95.7
Greensboro 544 41 7.4 5.1-10.4 503 92.6 89.6-94.9
Southern Regional 617 67 9.5 7.2-12.6 550 90.5 87.4-92.8
Southeast 352 38 13.1 9.1-18.4 314 86.9 81.6-90.9
Wake 888 50 5.1 3.7- 7.0 838 94.9 93.0-96.3
Area L & Eastern 1,371 104 6.1 4.8- 7.7 1,267 93.9 92.3-95.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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