2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 688 66 9.6 7.2-12.7 622 90.4 87.3-92.8
GENDER
Male 300 24 7.6 4.9-11.8 276 92.4 88.2-95.1
Female 388 42 11.4 8.0-16.1 346 88.6 83.9-92.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 566 59 9.8 7.3-13.1 507 90.2 86.9-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 215 *** *** *** 210 98.0 94.8-99.2
45-64 219 23 12.1 7.4-19.3 196 87.9 80.7-92.6
65+ 239 36 15.6 10.9-21.9 203 84.4 78.1-89.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 262 32 12.0 7.9-17.8 230 88.0 82.2-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 192 23 9.6 6.1-14.7 169 90.4 85.3-93.9
College Graduate 232 11 5.1 2.7- 9.2 221 94.9 90.8-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 319 41 11.9 8.2-17.1 278 88.1 82.9-91.8
$50,000+ 232 *** *** *** 223 96.6 93.4-98.3
Don't know/Not Sure 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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