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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 699 47 6.8 4.8- 9.4 652 93.2 90.6-95.2
GENDER
Male 341 19 5.6 3.2- 9.6 322 94.4 90.4-96.8
Female 358 28 7.8 5.0-11.9 330 92.2 88.1-95.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 437 34 7.7 5.2-11.3 403 92.3 88.7-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 161 *** *** *** 152 93.1 85.8-96.8
Other 98 *** *** *** 94 97.7 93.1-99.3
AGE
18-44 262 *** *** *** 253 96.4 92.7-98.3
45-64 232 18 10.0 6.0-16.3 214 90.0 83.7-94.0
65+ 192 20 9.3 5.6-15.3 172 90.7 84.7-94.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 21 9.8 6.0-15.4 202 90.2 84.6-94.0
Some College + 476 26 5.0 3.1- 8.0 450 95.0 92.0-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 24 8.5 5.2-13.4 278 91.5 86.6-94.8
$50,000+ 274 13 3.7 1.9- 6.9 261 96.3 93.1-98.1

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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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