2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 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 4,882 444 7.8 6.9- 8.8 4,438 92.2 91.2-93.1
Region 6 & 7 1,010 70 6.0 4.5- 8.0 940 94.0 92.0-95.5
GENDER
Male 483 28 5.1 3.1- 8.3 455 94.9 91.7-96.9
Female 527 42 6.9 4.8- 9.7 485 93.1 90.3-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 576 44 7.2 5.0-10.2 532 92.8 89.8-95.0
Non-Hispanic Black 279 20 5.5 3.2- 9.2 259 94.5 90.8-96.8
Other 155 *** *** *** 149 97.9 94.5-99.2
AGE
18-44 388 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1 376 97.8 95.9-98.8
45-64 398 28 7.2 4.5-11.5 370 92.8 88.5-95.5
65+ 215 30 14.5 9.5-21.7 185 85.5 78.3-90.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 341 37 9.0 6.0-13.3 304 91.0 86.7-94.0
Some College + 666 32 4.1 2.6- 6.2 634 95.9 93.8-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 446 54 11.4 8.2-15.6 392 88.6 84.4-91.8
$50,000+ 379 *** *** *** 369 98.2 96.4-99.1

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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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