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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,094 76 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,018 93.3 91.4-94.8
GENDER
Male 526 31 5.5 3.6- 8.3 495 94.5 91.7-96.4
Female 568 45 7.8 5.7-10.6 523 92.2 89.4-94.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 697 54 7.6 5.6-10.2 643 92.4 89.8-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 206 13 6.3 3.5-11.0 193 93.7 89.0-96.5
Other 174 *** *** *** 165 96.0 91.7-98.2
AGE
18-44 442 13 3.5 1.9- 6.3 429 96.5 93.7-98.1
45-64 368 27 7.8 5.2-11.6 341 92.2 88.4-94.8
65+ 268 36 13.5 9.4-19.0 232 86.5 81.0-90.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 389 42 9.5 6.8-13.2 347 90.5 86.8-93.2
Some College + 698 34 5.0 3.4- 7.2 664 95.0 92.8-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 450 45 9.8 7.0-13.5 405 90.2 86.5-93.0
$50,000+ 447 16 4.0 2.3- 6.7 431 96.0 93.3-97.7

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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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