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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,155 339 30.4 26.9-34.0 224 19.0 16.1-22.2 228 20.6 17.3-24.2 109 8.5 6.8-10.7 255 21.5 18.1-25.4
-Eastern NC 377 100 24.7 19.8-30.4 76 21.0 16.0-27.1 81 23.1 17.3-30.1 35 7.8 5.0-11.8 85 23.4 17.5-30.7
GENDER
Male 72 18 18.5 10.4-30.6 14 17.5 9.2-30.7 16 30.8 16.4-50.1 5 2.9 1.1- 7.5 19 30.4 17.2-48.0
Female 305 82 27.0 21.3-33.6 62 22.3 16.5-29.4 65 20.2 15.2-26.5 30 9.6 6.0-14.9 66 20.9 14.8-28.5
RACE
White 238 61 24.1 18.1-31.2 53 24.9 18.1-33.2 48 18.7 13.4-25.5 23 7.8 4.4-13.3 53 24.6 16.8-34.5
African American 98 30 26.3 16.8-38.6 17 15.3 8.7-25.6 21 31.6 17.4-50.4 9 8.7 3.8-18.5 21 18.2 10.8-28.9
Other Minorities 39 9 26.0 12.4-46.4 6 8.2 3.1-20.0 10 29.5 14.0-51.7 3 5.2 1.4-17.3 11 31.1 15.8-52.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 5 69.6 35.6-90.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.1 4.9-58.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.3 2.0-33.6
Non-Hispanic 366 95 23.5 18.6-29.1 76 21.6 16.4-27.9 77 23.0 17.1-30.3 35 8.0 5.2-12.2 83 23.9 17.8-31.3
AGE
18-24 23 4 11.3 3.6-30.2 5 18.4 6.1-43.8 5 27.7 9.2-59.1 2 6.2 1.3-25.4 7 36.4 15.1-64.9
25-34 42 15 34.7 20.5-52.2 9 29.6 15.5-49.1 8 14.8 6.9-28.9 4 5.3 1.7-15.0 6 15.7 5.9-35.8
35-44 64 21 30.6 19.4-44.7 17 21.2 11.8-35.0 12 22.7 12.3-38.1 4 8.5 2.8-23.3 10 17.0 8.8-30.4
45-54 99 27 25.3 16.7-36.5 16 17.7 10.2-28.9 25 27.2 18.0-38.8 9 10.0 4.5-21.1 22 19.8 11.9-31.2
55-64 70 15 21.1 12.5-33.3 12 19.9 10.6-34.2 14 19.9 11.2-32.8 6 4.8 2.1-10.7 23 34.3 22.8-48.1
65-74 55 12 26.0 14.7-41.6 15 29.0 16.9-45.1 10 18.0 9.2-32.0 7 9.7 4.4-20.0 11 17.4 9.2-30.3
75+ 23 6 30.4 13.7-54.5 2 11.0 2.6-36.3 6 24.8 9.5-50.9 3 9.0 2.8-25.3 6 24.9 10.3-48.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 17 15.0 8.2-25.7 13 19.4 9.0-36.9 16 35.0 18.5-56.0 5 6.9 1.9-22.0 26 23.8 14.0-37.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 105 28 29.1 19.4-41.1 16 15.9 8.5-27.7 22 15.4 9.6-23.8 12 9.1 4.4-17.9 27 30.5 18.3-46.3
Some Post-H.S. 106 27 23.7 15.3-34.7 28 25.6 16.4-37.5 24 21.2 13.0-32.4 8 7.9 3.4-17.0 19 21.7 11.1-38.0
College Graduate 89 28 31.0 21.0-43.3 19 23.0 14.3-34.9 19 23.2 14.6-34.9 10 6.8 3.5-12.8 13 15.9 8.8-27.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 13 16.5 9.0-28.3 10 13.8 5.9-29.1 17 18.3 10.6-29.8 11 18.2 8.5-34.9 35 33.2 22.8-45.6
$15,000- 24,999 80 20 21.8 13.4-33.4 18 17.1 10.1-27.5 21 36.8 23.6-52.3 7 7.2 3.3-15.2 14 17.0 9.5-28.5
$25,000- 34,999 50 13 17.6 9.0-31.6 13 39.9 23.2-59.4 11 20.5 10.8-35.3 5 6.4 2.4-15.8 8 15.6 6.0-34.9
$35,000- 49,999 46 12 25.2 13.3-42.5 15 32.0 18.2-50.0 10 21.4 10.7-38.3 2 2.1 0.4- 9.6 7 19.3 8.8-37.2
$50,000-74,999 39 12 32.6 17.9-51.8 9 26.6 12.7-47.4 9 21.0 10.4-37.9 5 7.7 3.0-18.4 4 12.1 4.5-28.8
$75,000+ 29 13 35.1 17.3-58.5 5 12.8 3.9-34.6 4 11.0 3.5-29.9 3 12.1 3.0-38.0 4 28.9 8.3-64.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 234 48 18.1 13.1-24.6 39 17.9 12.0-25.9 48 24.4 16.3-34.7 28 9.9 6.0-15.8 71 29.8 21.9-39.0
No 136 48 34.5 25.3-45.1 36 26.4 18.1-37.0 32 21.0 14.2-30.0 6 3.9 1.4-10.7 14 14.1 6.3-28.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 8 24.7 11.8-44.5 9 31.3 15.3-53.4 5 14.7 5.7-32.9 4 5.3 1.8-14.8 8 24.0 11.6-43.2
Non-Veteran 342 92 24.7 19.5-30.8 67 19.8 14.7-26.2 75 24.0 17.7-31.6 31 8.0 5.1-12.6 77 23.4 17.0-31.3

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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