2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 2 939 73 6.6 5.0- 8.7 866 93.4 91.3-95.0
GENDER
Male 426 30 6.7 4.3-10.2 396 93.3 89.8-95.7
Female 513 43 6.6 4.7- 9.2 470 93.4 90.8-95.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 659 59 8.4 6.2-11.3 600 91.6 88.7-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 151 *** *** *** 143 97.6 95.1-98.9
Other 129 *** *** *** 123 96.8 91.0-98.9
AGE
18-44 291 *** *** *** 287 98.0 94.0-99.3
45-64 325 28 8.2 5.4-12.3 297 91.8 87.7-94.6
65+ 303 39 13.0 9.1-18.2 264 87.0 81.8-90.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 326 35 8.5 5.7-12.3 291 91.5 87.7-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 285 27 7.2 4.5-11.4 258 92.8 88.6-95.5
College Graduate 327 11 3.1 1.5- 6.1 316 96.9 93.9-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 401 47 8.8 6.3-12.2 354 91.2 87.8-93.7
$50,000+ 331 12 3.8 2.0- 6.9 319 96.2 93.1-98.0
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 190 14 7.5 3.8-14.2 176 92.5 85.8-96.2

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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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