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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 515 43 8.6 6.1-11.9 472 91.4 88.1-93.9
GENDER
Male 225 19 8.8 5.3-14.2 206 91.2 85.8-94.7
Female 290 24 8.4 5.3-13.0 266 91.6 87.0-94.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 284 28 9.5 6.3-14.1 256 90.5 85.9-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 150 *** *** *** 140 93.3 86.9-96.7
Other 73 *** *** *** 68 90.5 77.0-96.5
AGE
18-44 189 *** *** *** 181 95.6 90.7-97.9
44-64 197 18 11.9 7.1-19.2 179 88.1 80.8-92.9
65+ 122 17 14.7 8.8-23.4 105 85.3 76.6-91.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 25 13.0 8.5-19.5 189 87.0 80.5-91.5
Some College + 300 18 5.0 3.0- 8.3 282 95.0 91.7-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 27 11.9 7.7-18.0 211 88.1 82.0-92.3
$50,000+ 164 *** *** *** 157 95.8 91.3-98.1

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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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