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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
Region 3 574 48 8.6 6.3-11.6 526 91.4 88.4-93.7
GENDER
Male 250 19 8.1 4.9-13.1 231 91.9 86.9-95.1
Female 324 29 9.0 6.0-13.1 295 91.0 86.9-94.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 427 40 10.0 7.1-13.7 387 90.0 86.3-92.9
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** 74 93.8 84.8-97.7
Other 61 *** *** *** 59 98.5 93.2-99.7
AGE
18-44 180 *** *** *** 174 97.1 93.3-98.8
45-64 214 26 14.2 9.4-21.0 188 85.8 79.0-90.6
65+ 172 16 11.2 6.6-18.4 156 88.8 81.6-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 28 11.8 7.9-17.4 205 88.2 82.6-92.1
Some College + 341 20 5.6 3.5- 8.9 321 94.4 91.1-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 291 31 11.3 7.7-16.4 260 88.7 83.6-92.3
$50,000+ 182 *** *** *** 173 95.8 91.6-97.9

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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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