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North Carolina

State or CountyTotal PopulationPediatric AsthmaAdult AsthmaCOPDLung Cancer
North Carolina 10,042,802 263,222 636,302 580,740 7,066
Alamance 158,276 4,138 10,049 9,404 111
Alexander 37,325 889 2,439 2,402 27
Alleghany 10,837 222 737 781 8
Anson 25,759 587 1,697 1,582 18
Ashe 27,020 567 1,826 1,902 19
Avery 17,689 315 1,229 1,186 13
Beaufort 47,651 1,150 3,109 3,182 33
Bertie 20,199 421 1,363 1,342 14
Bladen 34,318 849 2,221 2,197 24
Brunswick 122,765 2,362 8,465 9,190 86
Buncombe 253,178 5,591 16,815 15,971 178
Burke 88,842 2,000 5,889 5,773 63
Cabarrus 196,762 5,906 11,928 10,685 138
Caldwell 81,287 1,954 5,301 5,202 57
Camden 10,309 276 651 622 7
Carteret 68,879 1,445 4,653 4,789 49
Caswell 22,941 504 1,532 1,542 16
Catawba 155,056 4,046 9,865 9,408 109
Chatham 70,928 1,622 4,698 4,963 50
Cherokee 27,178 555 1,851 2,004 19
Chowan 14,394 340 944 974 10
Clay 10,703 217 731 804 8
Cleveland 96,879 2,457 6,217 5,986 68
Columbus 56,694 1,443 3,633 3,501 40
Craven 103,451 2,638 6,598 6,049 73
Cumberland 323,838 9,523 19,664 16,254 228
Currituck 25,263 642 1,623 1,566 18
Dare 35,663 795 2,375 2,393 25
Davidson 164,622 4,246 10,520 10,193 116
Davie 41,753 1,037 2,703 2,725 29
Duplin 59,159 1,663 3,676 3,487 42
Durham 300,952 7,511 19,232 15,910 211
Edgecombe 54,150 1,434 3,433 3,321 38
Forsyth 369,019 10,017 23,139 21,137 258
Franklin 63,710 1,662 4,054 3,839 45
Gaston 213,442 5,624 13,524 12,603 150
Gates 11,431 274 748 749 8
Graham 8,616 211 560 575 6
Granville 58,674 1,412 3,820 3,628 42
Greene 21,134 512 1,370 1,255 15
Guilford 517,600 13,499 32,807 29,322 362
Halifax 52,456 1,310 3,386 3,347 37
Harnett 128,140 3,971 7,649 6,474 90
Haywood 59,868 1,264 4,038 4,188 42
Henderson 112,655 2,527 7,490 7,818 79
Hertford 24,184 545 1,600 1,528 17
Hoke 52,671 1,729 3,067 2,449 37
Hyde 5,526 110 376 362 4
Iredell 169,866 4,611 10,673 9,995 120
Jackson 41,265 812 2,801 2,531 29
Johnston 185,660 5,604 11,240 10,152 131
Jones 10,013 216 672 690 7
Lee 59,660 1,709 3,680 3,419 42
Lenoir 58,106 1,510 3,706 3,626 41
Lincoln 81,035 2,030 5,223 5,027 57
Macon 34,201 744 2,293 2,453 24
Madison 21,139 449 1,419 1,391 15
Martin 23,357 547 1,537 1,577 16
McDowell 44,989 1,064 2,945 2,888 32
Mecklenburg 1,034,070 28,956 63,888 52,936 726
Mitchell 15,246 323 1,028 1,073 11
Montgomery 27,548 727 1,748 1,717 19
Moore 94,352 2,296 6,135 6,294 66
Nash 93,919 2,431 5,992 5,749 66
New Hanover 220,358 4,865 14,586 13,082 155
Northampton 20,426 440 1,373 1,433 14
Onslow 186,311 5,437 11,250 8,101 134
Orange 141,354 3,293 9,208 7,699 99
Pamlico 12,781 236 888 954 9
Pasquotank 39,829 1,012 2,546 2,328 28
Pender 57,611 1,472 3,692 3,576 41
Perquimans 13,440 305 892 950 9
Person 39,259 978 2,536 2,486 28
Pitt 175,842 4,447 11,183 9,139 123
Polk 20,366 402 1,398 1,540 14
Randolph 142,799 3,826 9,017 8,625 101
Richmond 45,437 1,214 2,868 2,701 32
Robeson 134,197 3,977 8,167 7,318 94
Rockingham 91,758 2,205 5,989 5,938 64
Rowan 139,142 3,598 8,871 8,407 98
Rutherford 66,390 1,609 4,323 4,330 47
Sampson 63,724 1,810 3,946 3,740 45
Scotland 35,509 941 2,246 2,109 25
Stanly 60,714 1,515 3,913 3,768 43
Stokes 46,351 1,050 3,074 3,090 33
Surry 72,743 1,820 4,693 4,657 51
Swain 14,434 370 922 889 10
Transylvania 33,211 625 2,297 2,474 23
Tyrrell 4,070 88 272 262 3
Union 222,742 7,177 13,169 11,899 157
Vance 44,568 1,231 2,787 2,677 31
Wake 1,024,198 29,095 63,063 53,124 721
Warren 20,155 435 1,352 1,389 14
Washington 12,385 297 810 838 9
Watauga 52,906 803 3,739 3,045 37
Wayne 124,132 3,428 7,740 7,069 88
Wilkes 68,502 1,650 4,468 4,484 48
Wilson 81,714 2,213 5,139 4,896 57
Yadkin 37,585 934 2,431 2,410 27
Yancey 17,587 383 1,178 1,225 12

*DISCLAIMER: The numbers in this publication reflect the estimated prevalence and incidence of lung disease, and not the actual number. These estimates are based on state or national incidence and prevalence estimates applied to the age-specific population of each county; no adjustments are made for any other factors that may affect the actual local prevalence. When citing this information, please be careful to ensure that the nature and limitations of these estimates are understood.

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