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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,217 82 6.8 5.3- 8.7 1,135 93.2 91.3-94.7
GENDER
Male 514 30 5.7 3.7- 8.7 484 94.3 91.3-96.3
Female 703 52 7.7 5.7-10.4 651 92.3 89.6-94.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 802 66 8.5 6.4-11.2 736 91.5 88.8-93.6
Non-Hispanic Black 239 11 4.1 2.1- 7.7 228 95.9 92.3-97.9
Other 152 *** *** *** 147 96.4 91.4-98.5
AGE
18-44 417 *** *** *** 409 97.7 95.2-98.9
44-64 477 45 10.9 8.0-14.8 432 89.1 85.2-92.0
65+ 305 29 11.7 7.5-17.7 276 88.3 82.3-92.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 437 42 10.2 7.2-14.2 395 89.8 85.8-92.8
Some College + 772 40 4.6 3.2- 6.4 732 95.4 93.6-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 521 53 10.9 8.0-14.8 468 89.1 85.2-92.0
$50,000+ 430 *** *** *** 421 98.0 95.9-99.0

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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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