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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 5

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,280 570 13.1 12.0-14.3 3,710 86.9 85.7-88.0
Medicaid Region 5 550 77 12.8 9.8-16.5 473 87.2 83.5-90.2
GENDER
Male 218 22 10.8 6.8-16.7 196 89.2 83.3-93.2
Female 332 55 14.6 10.5-19.8 277 85.4 80.2-89.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 261 34 12.8 8.8-18.3 227 87.2 81.7-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 156 25 13.4 8.5-20.5 131 86.6 79.5-91.5
Other 133 18 11.2 6.3-19.2 115 88.8 80.8-93.7
AGE
18-44 206 31 13.8 9.1-20.5 175 86.2 79.5-90.9
45-64 187 25 13.6 8.8-20.3 162 86.4 79.7-91.2
65+ 150 21 10.5 6.0-17.6 129 89.5 82.4-94.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 240 38 14.5 9.9-20.7 202 85.5 79.3-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 165 20 11.5 6.8-18.9 145 88.5 81.1-93.2
College Graduate 143 19 11.0 6.8-17.5 124 89.0 82.5-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 36 13.7 9.2-19.9 223 86.3 80.1-90.8
$50,000+ 165 21 12.1 7.4-19.3 144 87.9 80.7-92.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 117 19 12.3 7.2-20.3 98 87.7 79.7-92.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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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