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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?

(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 4,274 362 7.8 6.9- 8.7 3,912 92.2 91.3-93.1
Medicaid Region 5 550 50 8.2 5.9-11.2 500 91.8 88.8-94.1
GENDER
Male 219 17 6.6 3.9-10.8 202 93.4 89.2-96.1
Female 331 33 9.7 6.3-14.4 298 90.3 85.6-93.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 261 25 9.1 5.9-13.8 236 90.9 86.2-94.1
Non-Hispanic Black 156 11 5.8 3.0-10.9 145 94.2 89.1-97.0
Other 133 14 7.8 4.2-13.9 119 92.2 86.1-95.8
AGE
18-44 207 *** *** *** 202 98.1 94.9-99.3
45-64 186 25 14.9 9.6-22.4 161 85.1 77.6-90.4
65+ 150 20 12.3 7.0-20.5 130 87.7 79.5-93.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 239 26 9.0 5.6-14.2 213 91.0 85.8-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 165 17 9.6 5.6-15.9 148 90.4 84.1-94.4
College Graduate 143 *** *** *** 136 96.0 90.6-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 260 28 9.7 6.3-14.7 232 90.3 85.3-93.7
$50,000+ 165 13 6.9 3.7-12.6 152 93.1 87.4-96.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 116 *** *** *** 108 93.0 83.6-97.2

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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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