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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 560 64 10.5 7.8-13.8 496 89.5 86.2-92.2
GENDER
Male 248 30 11.8 7.6-17.9 218 88.2 82.1-92.4
Female 312 34 9.2 6.4-13.0 278 90.8 87.0-93.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 313 39 10.5 7.5-14.6 274 89.5 85.4-92.5
Non-Hispanic Black 162 15 10.6 5.3-19.9 147 89.4 80.1-94.7
Other 78 *** *** *** 69 90.8 81.9-95.5
AGE
18-44 216 *** *** *** 210 96.4 89.9-98.8
45-64 179 29 15.8 10.8-22.6 150 84.2 77.4-89.2
65+ 159 29 20.4 14.0-28.7 130 79.6 71.3-86.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 34 13.2 8.8-19.3 199 86.8 80.7-91.2
Some College + 325 29 7.9 5.3-11.6 296 92.1 88.4-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 291 38 12.4 8.3-18.0 253 87.6 82.0-91.7
$50,000+ 159 *** *** *** 150 95.1 90.6-97.5

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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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