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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 902 47 4.1 2.9- 5.7 855 95.9 94.3-97.1
GENDER
Male 389 13 3.3 1.7- 6.2 376 96.7 93.8-98.3
Female 513 34 4.9 3.3- 7.0 479 95.1 93.0-96.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 533 31 5.2 3.4- 7.8 502 94.8 92.2-96.6
Non-Hispanic Black 216 13 2.9 1.6- 5.2 203 97.1 94.8-98.4
Other 138 *** *** *** 135 98.1 93.4-99.5
AGE
18-44 376 *** *** *** 371 98.8 96.8-99.6
44-64 312 20 5.7 3.4- 9.5 292 94.3 90.5-96.6
65+ 198 22 9.7 6.0-15.2 176 90.3 84.8-94.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 313 25 6.1 3.8- 9.7 288 93.9 90.3-96.2
Some College + 585 22 2.9 1.8- 4.7 563 97.1 95.3-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 360 26 5.6 3.4- 8.9 334 94.4 91.1-96.6
$50,000+ 355 *** *** *** 347 97.9 95.5-99.0

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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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