2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

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 5,825 432 6.5 5.7- 7.3 5,393 93.5 92.7-94.3
Medicaid Region 1 688 66 9.7 7.3-12.7 622 90.3 87.3-92.7
GENDER
Male 300 24 7.7 4.9-11.9 276 92.3 88.1-95.1
Female 388 42 11.5 8.0-16.1 346 88.5 83.9-92.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 566 59 9.9 7.4-13.2 507 90.1 86.8-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 215 *** *** *** 210 97.9 94.7-99.2
45-64 219 23 12.2 7.4-19.3 196 87.8 80.7-92.6
65+ 239 36 15.7 11.0-21.9 203 84.3 78.1-89.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 32 11.8 7.8-17.6 230 88.2 82.4-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 192 23 9.8 6.2-15.2 169 90.2 84.8-93.8
College Graduate 232 11 5.1 2.8- 9.2 221 94.9 90.8-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 319 41 12.0 8.2-17.2 278 88.0 82.8-91.8
$50,000+ 232 *** *** *** 223 96.6 93.4-98.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 124 15 14.9 8.6-24.7 109 85.1 75.3-91.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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