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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 608 52 8.4 6.2-11.4 556 91.6 88.6-93.8
GENDER
Male 269 15 5.8 3.3-10.1 254 94.2 89.9-96.7
Female 339 37 10.7 7.4-15.3 302 89.3 84.7-92.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 476 47 10.2 7.4-13.9 429 89.8 86.1-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 72 *** *** *** 68 96.1 88.5-98.7
Other 58 *** *** *** 57 99.0 93.2-99.9
AGE
18-44 183 *** *** *** 175 96.8 93.5-98.4
44-64 232 17 10.5 6.2-17.3 215 89.5 82.7-93.8
65+ 187 27 15.3 10.1-22.4 160 84.7 77.6-89.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 247 29 11.3 7.4-16.7 218 88.7 83.3-92.6
Some College + 359 23 5.9 3.8- 9.2 336 94.1 90.8-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 306 36 11.6 8.0-16.5 270 88.4 83.5-92.0
$50,000+ 192 *** *** *** 186 97.0 93.1-98.7

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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.

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