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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 588 56 9.8 7.2-13.2 532 90.2 86.8-92.8
GENDER
Male 277 22 8.0 4.9-12.9 255 92.0 87.1-95.1
Female 311 34 11.5 7.8-16.7 277 88.5 83.3-92.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 367 38 11.2 7.9-15.7 329 88.8 84.3-92.1
Non-Hispanic Black 117 *** *** *** 107 91.2 80.7-96.3
Other 98 *** *** *** 91 95.4 89.4-98.1
AGE
18-44 191 *** *** *** 183 93.7 87.3-97.0
45-64 214 20 7.9 5.0-12.3 194 92.1 87.7-95.0
65+ 180 28 20.6 14.1-29.0 152 79.4 71.0-85.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 269 34 12.7 8.6-18.4 235 87.3 81.6-91.4
Some College + 318 22 7.0 4.3-11.2 296 93.0 88.8-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 40 13.0 9.0-18.5 262 87.0 81.5-91.0
$50,000+ 166 *** *** *** 159 96.2 91.6-98.3

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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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