2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 665 62 8.6 6.2-11.8 603 91.4 88.2-93.8
GENDER
Male 292 26 8.3 5.0-13.6 266 91.7 86.4-95.0
Female 373 36 8.8 5.8-13.2 337 91.2 86.8-94.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 364 38 10.1 6.7-14.9 326 89.9 85.1-93.3
Non-Hispanic Black 199 18 6.8 3.5-12.7 181 93.2 87.3-96.5
Other 102 *** *** *** 96 93.5 83.8-97.5
AGE
18-44 255 *** *** *** 247 96.1 91.5-98.3
45-64 210 30 15.1 9.5-23.1 180 84.9 76.9-90.5
65+ 187 23 11.0 6.6-17.6 164 89.0 82.4-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 26 8.7 5.5-13.5 199 91.3 86.5-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 211 22 10.7 6.1-18.2 189 89.3 81.8-93.9
College Graduate 228 14 5.2 2.9- 9.2 214 94.8 90.8-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 293 30 11.8 7.3-18.4 263 88.2 81.6-92.7
$50,000+ 239 18 6.3 3.8-10.2 221 93.7 89.8-96.2
Don't know/Not Sure 121 12 5.3 2.7-10.3 109 94.7 89.7-97.3

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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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