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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 1,004 96 8.4 6.5-10.8 908 91.6 89.2-93.5
GENDER
Male 442 37 6.4 4.2- 9.5 405 93.6 90.5-95.8
Female 562 59 10.3 7.5-14.0 503 89.7 86.0-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 845 78 8.5 6.5-11.2 767 91.5 88.8-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 102 *** *** *** 92 93.8 87.5-97.0
AGE
18-44 261 11 5.0 2.5- 9.7 250 95.0 90.3-97.5
44-64 360 43 10.1 7.1-14.3 317 89.9 85.7-92.9
65+ 372 41 11.4 8.0-16.0 331 88.6 84.0-92.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 389 50 11.3 8.0-15.8 339 88.7 84.2-92.0
Some College + 612 46 6.1 4.3- 8.6 566 93.9 91.4-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 509 72 12.3 9.2-16.3 437 87.7 83.7-90.8
$50,000+ 301 11 3.3 1.5- 7.1 290 96.7 92.9-98.5

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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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