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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 815 44 4.8 3.5- 6.6 771 95.2 93.4-96.5
GENDER
Male 352 19 4.7 2.9- 7.5 333 95.3 92.5-97.1
Female 463 25 4.9 3.1- 7.4 438 95.1 92.6-96.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 487 26 5.1 3.4- 7.8 461 94.9 92.2-96.6
Non-Hispanic Black 207 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6 192 94.4 90.4-96.8
Other 115 *** *** *** 112 97.9 93.3-99.3
AGE
18-44 312 *** *** *** 304 98.0 95.8-99.1
45-64 300 19 6.1 3.7- 9.8 281 93.9 90.2-96.3
65+ 194 17 10.1 6.0-16.4 177 89.9 83.6-94.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 272 28 8.4 5.6-12.4 244 91.6 87.6-94.4
Some College + 540 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 524 97.1 95.1-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 323 25 6.9 4.5-10.5 298 93.1 89.5-95.5
$50,000+ 346 *** *** *** 338 97.6 95.2-98.8

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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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