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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 4,274 362 7.8 6.9- 8.7 3,912 92.2 91.3-93.1
Region 8 506 53 7.8 5.7-10.5 453 92.2 89.5-94.3
GENDER
Male 227 20 6.9 4.3-10.9 207 93.1 89.1-95.7
Female 279 33 8.6 5.7-12.9 246 91.4 87.1-94.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 323 33 8.3 5.6-12.0 290 91.7 88.0-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** 76 96.2 90.0-98.6
Other 103 16 10.0 5.5-17.7 87 90.0 82.3-94.5
AGE
18-44 163 *** *** *** 156 96.1 91.2-98.3
45-64 177 23 9.7 6.1-14.9 154 90.3 85.1-93.9
65+ 164 23 12.9 8.3-19.5 141 87.1 80.5-91.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 28 7.0 4.6-10.5 183 93.0 89.5-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 156 19 10.8 6.4-17.5 137 89.2 82.5-93.6
College Graduate 136 *** *** *** 130 95.4 89.5-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 222 30 10.3 6.7-15.5 192 89.7 84.5-93.3
$50,000+ 166 *** *** *** 158 96.8 93.4-98.5
Don't know/Not Sure 113 15 10.2 5.8-17.3 98 89.8 82.7-94.2

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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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