2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 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 4,882 444 7.8 6.9- 8.8 4,438 92.2 91.2-93.1
Region 3 & 5 925 80 7.9 6.1-10.0 845 92.1 90.0-93.9
GENDER
Male 393 37 8.8 6.1-12.5 356 91.2 87.5-93.9
Female 532 43 7.0 4.9- 9.8 489 93.0 90.2-95.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 626 65 9.5 7.2-12.4 561 90.5 87.6-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 178 11 3.7 1.7- 7.9 167 96.3 92.1-98.3
Other 121 *** *** *** 117 96.0 89.0-98.6
AGE
18-44 332 *** *** *** 326 98.3 95.6-99.3
45-64 333 32 9.6 6.6-13.8 301 90.4 86.2-93.4
65+ 252 41 17.2 12.2-23.6 211 82.8 76.4-87.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 308 41 11.0 7.8-15.4 267 89.0 84.6-92.2
Some College + 613 39 5.9 4.1- 8.4 574 94.1 91.6-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 395 50 11.6 8.4-15.8 345 88.4 84.2-91.6
$50,000+ 373 20 4.6 2.8- 7.5 353 95.4 92.5-97.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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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