2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 688 66 9.6 7.2-12.6 622 90.4 87.4-92.8
Region 3 633 58 8.6 6.4-11.4 575 91.4 88.6-93.6
Region 4 924 51 5.5 4.1- 7.5 873 94.5 92.5-95.9
Region 5 696 37 5.2 3.5- 7.6 659 94.8 92.4-96.5
Region 6 665 62 8.6 6.2-11.8 603 91.4 88.2-93.8
Region 7 764 44 5.5 3.8- 7.9 720 94.5 92.1-96.2
Region 8 905 79 7.1 5.6- 9.2 826 92.9 90.8-94.4
Region 9 & 10 550 35 4.6 3.1- 6.6 515 95.4 93.4-96.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,108 173 6.4 5.3- 7.7 1,935 93.6 92.3-94.7
Piedmont 2,841 170 5.7 4.8- 6.9 2,671 94.3 93.1-95.2
Western NC 876 89 9.7 7.6-12.4 787 90.3 87.6-92.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 579 52 9.2 6.7-12.5 527 90.8 87.5-93.3
Northwest 941 94 9.4 7.4-11.8 847 90.6 88.2-92.6
Charlotte 736 32 4.4 2.9- 6.6 704 95.6 93.4-97.1
Greensboro 509 29 5.2 3.3- 8.1 480 94.8 91.9-96.7
Southern Regional 906 77 7.2 5.4- 9.5 829 92.8 90.5-94.6
Southeast 463 46 8.9 6.4-12.2 417 91.1 87.8-93.6
Wake 916 49 5.6 3.9- 7.9 867 94.4 92.1-96.1
Area L & Eastern 775 53 4.6 3.4- 6.3 722 95.4 93.7-96.6
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 688 66 9.7 7.3-12.7 622 90.3 87.3-92.7
Region 2 939 73 6.6 5.0- 8.7 866 93.4 91.3-95.0
Region 3 935 54 5.8 4.3- 7.9 881 94.2 92.1-95.7
Region 4 1,109 62 5.6 4.2- 7.6 1,047 94.4 92.4-95.8
Region 5 1,397 122 7.8 6.3- 9.7 1,275 92.2 90.3-93.7
Region 6 757 55 4.8 3.6- 6.5 702 95.2 93.5-96.4

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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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