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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 426 33 8.0 5.3-12.0 393 92.0 88.0-94.7
Region 3 368 34 9.3 6.3-13.5 334 90.7 86.5-93.7
Region 4 836 67 6.8 5.2- 8.9 769 93.2 91.1-94.8
Region 5 620 50 8.0 5.9-10.7 570 92.0 89.3-94.1
Region 6 431 34 7.1 4.9-10.2 397 92.9 89.8-95.1
Region 7 690 44 6.7 4.7- 9.5 646 93.3 90.5-95.3
Region 8 506 53 7.8 5.7-10.5 453 92.2 89.5-94.3
Region 9 & 10 397 47 10.7 7.7-14.9 350 89.3 85.1-92.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,406 142 8.6 7.0-10.4 1,264 91.4 89.6-93.0
Piedmont 2,314 172 7.1 6.0- 8.5 2,142 92.9 91.5-94.0
Western NC 554 48 8.8 6.3-12.0 506 91.2 88.0-93.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 341 22 6.9 4.0-11.4 319 93.1 88.6-96.0
Northwest 648 58 8.6 6.4-11.3 590 91.4 88.7-93.6
Charlotte 649 56 7.1 5.3- 9.6 593 92.9 90.4-94.7
Greensboro 468 43 8.7 6.3-12.0 425 91.3 88.0-93.7
Southern Regional 558 51 7.5 5.4-10.2 507 92.5 89.8-94.6
Southeast 241 20 6.7 4.2-10.8 221 93.3 89.2-95.8
Wake 770 44 5.9 4.1- 8.5 726 94.1 91.5-95.9
Area L & Eastern 599 68 9.9 7.4-13.0 531 90.1 87.0-92.6
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 526 43 8.5 5.9-12.0 483 91.5 88.0-94.1
Region 2 501 44 9.0 6.3-12.6 457 91.0 87.4-93.7
Region 3 603 47 6.6 4.7- 9.1 556 93.4 90.9-95.3
Region 4 574 49 8.2 6.0-11.0 525 91.8 89.0-94.0
Region 5 550 50 8.2 5.9-11.2 500 91.8 88.8-94.1
Region 6 508 21 5.2 3.1- 8.8 487 94.8 91.2-96.9

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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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