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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 9 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 9 497 42 8.0 5.4-11.6 455 92.0 88.4-94.6
GENDER
Male 210 16 7.5 4.0-13.4 194 92.5 86.6-96.0
Female 287 26 8.5 5.1-13.7 261 91.5 86.3-94.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 314 28 7.9 4.8-12.6 286 92.1 87.4-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 140 *** *** *** 130 92.9 85.9-96.6
Other 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 130 11 8.8 4.3-17.3 119 91.2 82.7-95.7
45-64 198 19 7.1 4.3-11.6 179 92.9 88.4-95.7
65+ 166 12 8.3 4.2-15.7 154 91.7 84.3-95.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 208 22 11.2 6.5-18.5 186 88.8 81.5-93.5
Some College + 288 20 5.2 3.1- 8.5 268 94.8 91.5-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 29 12.7 7.9-19.8 208 87.3 80.2-92.1
$50,000+ 166 *** *** *** 161 97.8 94.3-99.2

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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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