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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 & 10 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 9 & 10 933 99 9.8 7.7-12.4 834 90.2 87.6-92.3
GENDER
Male 392 39 8.2 5.6-11.8 353 91.8 88.2-94.4
Female 541 60 11.4 8.3-15.4 481 88.6 84.6-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 603 74 10.7 8.1-13.9 529 89.3 86.1-91.9
Non-Hispanic Black 256 18 8.9 5.0-15.2 238 91.1 84.8-95.0
Other 63 *** *** *** 58 95.0 86.8-98.2
AGE
18-44 237 *** *** *** 229 95.9 91.3-98.1
44-64 382 49 14.2 10.3-19.3 333 85.8 80.7-89.7
65+ 304 41 14.8 10.5-20.4 263 85.2 79.6-89.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 401 44 10.1 7.0-14.3 357 89.9 85.7-93.0
Some College + 527 55 9.7 7.0-13.3 472 90.3 86.7-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 442 55 11.3 8.3-15.3 387 88.7 84.7-91.7
$50,000+ 290 23 7.0 4.3-11.3 267 93.0 88.7-95.7

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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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