2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 633 58 8.6 6.4-11.4 575 91.4 88.6-93.6
GENDER
Male 290 23 7.5 4.7-11.8 267 92.5 88.2-95.3
Female 343 35 9.5 6.6-13.5 308 90.5 86.5-93.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 479 47 9.8 7.2-13.2 432 90.2 86.8-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 71 *** *** *** 65 94.8 88.1-97.8
Other 83 *** *** *** 78 96.1 87.6-98.9
AGE
18-44 192 *** *** *** 190 98.8 95.1-99.7
45-64 215 25 12.6 8.3-18.8 190 87.4 81.2-91.7
65+ 214 29 15.3 10.3-22.1 185 84.7 77.9-89.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 230 27 9.8 6.4-14.7 203 90.2 85.3-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 194 21 9.4 5.9-14.7 173 90.6 85.3-94.1
College Graduate 208 *** *** *** 198 94.7 89.3-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 272 38 11.9 8.2-16.9 234 88.1 83.1-91.8
$50,000+ 225 12 6.3 3.4-11.3 213 93.7 88.7-96.6
Don't know/Not Sure 128 *** *** *** 120 93.9 87.8-97.0

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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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