2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

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 4 1,109 62 5.6 4.2- 7.6 1,047 94.4 92.4-95.8
GENDER
Male 506 31 6.8 4.5-10.3 475 93.2 89.7-95.5
Female 603 31 4.5 3.0- 6.9 572 95.5 93.1-97.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 679 44 7.4 5.2-10.4 635 92.6 89.6-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 242 15 4.2 2.3- 7.5 227 95.8 92.5-97.7
Other 188 *** *** *** 185 98.8 96.3-99.6
AGE
18-44 447 *** *** *** 440 98.0 95.8-99.1
45-64 368 23 7.5 4.4-12.4 345 92.5 87.6-95.6
65+ 276 31 11.7 7.9-17.1 245 88.3 82.9-92.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 289 17 5.9 3.1-10.9 272 94.1 89.1-96.9
Some Post-H.S. 254 29 10.0 6.8-14.4 225 90.0 85.6-93.2
College Graduate 563 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1 547 97.7 95.9-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 350 31 8.9 6.0-13.0 319 91.1 87.0-94.0
$50,000+ 526 17 3.5 2.1- 5.8 509 96.5 94.2-97.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 219 14 5.9 2.5-13.0 205 94.1 87.0-97.5

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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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