2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 5 1,397 122 7.8 6.3- 9.7 1,275 92.2 90.3-93.7
GENDER
Male 621 49 6.7 4.7- 9.5 572 93.3 90.5-95.3
Female 776 73 8.9 6.7-11.7 703 91.1 88.3-93.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 810 82 9.1 7.0-11.7 728 90.9 88.3-93.0
Non-Hispanic Black 320 23 5.6 3.1- 9.8 297 94.4 90.2-96.9
Other 267 17 6.2 3.3-11.3 250 93.8 88.7-96.7
AGE
18-44 454 *** *** *** 444 97.6 94.8-98.9
45-64 460 53 11.7 8.3-16.1 407 88.3 83.9-91.7
65+ 445 57 13.7 10.2-18.1 388 86.3 81.9-89.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 516 57 8.7 6.4-11.7 459 91.3 88.3-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 406 40 9.2 6.2-13.4 366 90.8 86.6-93.8
College Graduate 464 23 4.2 2.5- 7.0 441 95.8 93.0-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 608 67 11.3 8.4-15.1 541 88.7 84.9-91.6
$50,000+ 484 27 4.8 3.1- 7.2 457 95.2 92.8-96.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 275 24 5.5 3.4- 8.9 251 94.5 91.1-96.6

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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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