2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 905 79 7.2 5.6- 9.2 826 92.8 90.8-94.4
GENDER
Male 415 31 5.4 3.6- 7.9 384 94.6 92.1-96.4
Female 490 48 9.0 6.5-12.3 442 91.0 87.7-93.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 563 57 8.4 6.3-11.2 506 91.6 88.8-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 149 *** *** *** 141 96.1 91.7-98.2
Other 193 14 5.4 2.9- 9.9 179 94.6 90.1-97.1
AGE
18-44 272 *** *** *** 266 98.4 96.3-99.3
45-64 300 31 9.1 6.0-13.5 269 90.9 86.5-94.0
65+ 307 41 15.8 11.3-21.7 266 84.2 78.3-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 364 43 8.9 6.3-12.5 321 91.1 87.5-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 246 25 7.8 5.1-11.8 221 92.2 88.2-94.9
College Graduate 285 *** *** *** 276 97.4 93.4-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 402 52 11.4 8.4-15.3 350 88.6 84.7-91.6
$50,000+ 299 12 3.3 1.7- 6.2 287 96.7 93.8-98.3
Don't know/Not Sure 184 13 4.5 2.2- 8.8 171 95.5 91.2-97.8

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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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