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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 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 6,515 527 7.3 6.6- 8.1 5,988 92.7 91.9-93.4
Regions 1 & 2 1,062 101 8.0 6.2-10.1 961 92.0 89.9-93.8
GENDER
Male 465 37 6.5 4.3- 9.7 428 93.5 90.3-95.7
Female 597 64 9.3 6.8-12.6 533 90.7 87.4-93.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 915 90 8.2 6.3-10.6 825 91.8 89.4-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** 92 93.6 83.6-97.7
AGE
18-44 276 *** *** *** 267 97.9 95.7-99.0
45-64 376 43 11.4 7.8-16.4 333 88.6 83.6-92.2
65+ 393 49 12.7 9.0-17.6 344 87.3 82.4-91.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 434 61 11.3 8.2-15.3 373 88.7 84.7-91.8
Some College + 629 40 5.0 3.3- 7.5 589 95.0 92.5-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 539 77 13.6 10.3-17.7 462 86.4 82.3-89.7
$50,000+ 326 13 2.6 1.3- 5.1 313 97.4 94.9-98.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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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