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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 666 69 8.9 6.8-11.6 597 91.1 88.4-93.2
GENDER
Male 279 28 7.6 4.9-11.6 251 92.4 88.4-95.1
Female 387 41 10.2 7.3-14.1 346 89.8 85.9-92.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 440 47 8.8 6.4-12.0 393 91.2 88.0-93.6
Non-Hispanic Black 125 17 14.8 8.7-24.3 108 85.2 75.7-91.3
Other 91 *** *** *** 87 97.2 92.1-99.0
AGE
18-44 218 12 5.4 2.9- 9.7 206 94.6 90.3-97.1
44-64 243 33 13.4 9.2-19.0 210 86.6 81.0-90.8
65+ 194 24 11.0 7.2-16.5 170 89.0 83.5-92.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 281 35 9.6 6.6-13.8 246 90.4 86.2-93.4
Some College + 383 34 8.4 5.7-12.1 349 91.6 87.9-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 315 51 14.3 10.5-19.1 264 85.7 80.9-89.5
$50,000+ 208 *** *** *** 200 97.1 93.4-98.8

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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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