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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 823 64 7.5 5.6-10.1 759 92.5 89.9-94.4
GENDER
Male 353 26 8.5 5.3-13.4 327 91.5 86.6-94.7
Female 470 38 6.7 4.7- 9.4 432 93.3 90.6-95.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 496 47 9.7 6.8-13.6 449 90.3 86.4-93.2
Non-Hispanic Black 189 *** *** *** 181 96.1 92.1-98.1
Other 122 *** *** *** 114 95.2 89.5-97.9
AGE
18-44 314 *** *** *** 305 97.3 93.9-98.8
44-64 286 24 8.8 5.7-13.5 262 91.2 86.5-94.3
65+ 209 31 17.9 11.6-26.5 178 82.1 73.5-88.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 290 40 13.4 9.2-19.1 250 86.6 80.9-90.8
Some College + 527 24 3.5 2.3- 5.4 503 96.5 94.6-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 349 38 10.2 6.9-14.8 311 89.8 85.2-93.1
$50,000+ 300 *** *** *** 290 96.9 93.2-98.6

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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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