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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Asthma"

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,123 190 18.8 15.4-22.7 107 8.7 6.8-11.0 71 5.1 3.8- 6.6 755 67.5 63.5-71.3
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 25 2 7.5 1.3-33.5 2 14.8 3.7-43.9 2 10.0 2.5-32.7 19 67.6 42.9-85.3
Buncombe 48 10 22.4 11.8-38.4 5 11.7 4.1-29.4 2 3.3 0.7-13.9 31 62.5 46.0-76.6
Cabarrus 31 5 8.3 2.9-21.5 4 31.3 10.3-64.2 1 1.7 0.2-11.8 21 58.7 31.2-81.6
Catawba 36 3 13.5 3.6-39.8 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 3 6.3 1.9-19.0 29 79.0 56.6-91.6
Cumberland 34 12 26.8 13.4-46.4 2 12.8 3.2-39.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 19 59.0 37.9-77.2
Davidson 16 2 16.1 3.5-50.7 1 5.0 0.7-29.5 1 3.8 0.5-23.8 12 75.1 44.0-92.0
Durham 30 2 4.1 0.9-16.1 1 3.7 0.5-22.7 4 4.7 1.5-14.0 23 87.5 71.6-95.1
Forsyth 26 5 22.3 9.1-45.1 4 11.3 4.1-27.9 2 8.6 2.1-29.0 15 57.8 36.9-76.3
Gaston 33 6 23.1 8.7-48.6 2 5.9 1.5-21.2 4 10.7 3.3-29.6 21 60.3 38.9-78.4
Guilford 36 6 31.4 11.0-62.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.6 27 64.5 35.6-85.7
Iredell 21 1 4.8 0.7-27.7 2 10.9 2.7-35.5 1 3.2 0.4-20.1 17 81.1 57.4-93.1
Johnston 28 5 21.3 7.4-48.0 2 2.7 0.6-10.7 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 20 73.7 48.9-89.1
Mecklenburg 61 8 9.7 4.7-19.2 3 2.3 0.7- 7.3 2 2.7 0.6-11.1 48 85.2 74.7-91.8
New Hanover 24 5 21.7 8.7-44.8 1 4.1 0.6-24.2 0 0.0 . - . 18 74.2 51.2-88.8
Onslow 23 3 17.9 5.7-44.3 2 9.8 2.4-32.5 3 11.1 3.1-32.7 15 61.1 37.9-80.2
Orange 31 8 24.2 11.6-43.7 2 11.3 2.1-42.5 2 7.8 1.9-27.1 19 56.7 36.3-75.0
Pitt 26 8 35.1 17.4-58.1 4 6.2 2.2-16.4 1 3.3 0.5-20.6 13 55.4 33.8-75.1
Randolph 35 3 11.9 3.9-31.3 4 16.8 5.9-39.4 3 10.2 2.8-30.9 25 61.1 41.4-77.7
Robeson 33 5 20.2 8.5-40.7 4 10.0 3.7-24.4 3 6.4 1.8-20.8 21 63.3 44.3-78.9
Rowan 32 7 21.7 9.0-43.9 2 2.8 0.7-11.2 3 10.5 3.1-29.6 20 65.0 43.1-82.0
Union 23 8 23.8 10.7-44.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 15 76.2 55.1-89.3
Wake 51 8 14.5 6.2-30.2 3 6.0 1.7-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 40 79.5 63.3-89.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 26 6 25.6 9.1-54.1 4 13.6 4.4-35.2 3 11.3 3.1-33.9 13 49.5 25.7-73.5
Northeast Partnership II 35 3 7.0 2.1-21.0 6 10.7 4.5-23.1 2 3.8 0.9-14.7 24 78.6 63.2-88.7
Northeast Partnership I 28 5 21.9 8.9-44.8 1 3.9 0.5-23.1 2 10.8 2.7-34.1 20 63.4 41.4-81.0
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 33 5 12.6 4.8-29.0 5 13.5 5.3-30.3 2 4.1 0.8-18.2 21 69.8 50.7-83.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 35 8 36.6 17.2-61.6 4 6.0 1.9-16.9 4 6.9 2.4-18.7 19 50.5 29.8-71.1
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 23 5 36.7 12.2-70.9 1 3.8 0.5-23.5 2 9.3 2.2-32.1 15 50.2 23.7-76.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 41 8 23.2 11.5-41.5 6 9.8 4.1-21.7 2 3.5 0.8-14.8 25 63.4 45.8-78.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 29 6 26.6 12.4-48.1 4 12.6 4.3-31.8 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 18 58.8 39.0-76.2
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 44 9 12.7 5.6-26.2 5 6.7 2.2-18.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 29 80.0 64.0-90.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 29 2 5.5 1.3-20.4 9 26.4 12.1-48.3 2 7.8 1.9-27.2 16 60.4 37.7-79.3
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 12 2 15.8 3.6-48.2 1 6.3 0.9-34.8 2 22.0 5.4-57.9 7 55.9 27.1-81.2
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 27 3 9.8 2.7-29.5 3 14.5 3.6-43.8 6 16.3 6.4-35.7 15 59.4 36.4-78.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 58 6 18.4 7.1-40.3 6 7.0 2.7-16.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 45 72.9 53.7-86.2
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 70 10 16.7 8.4-30.7 7 6.4 2.9-13.5 4 5.2 1.9-13.8 49 71.6 58.1-82.1
No 1,053 180 18.8 15.4-22.9 100 8.8 6.8-11.2 67 5.0 3.8- 6.7 706 67.4 63.2-71.3
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 357 74 26.3 19.4-34.5 38 8.8 5.8-13.2 24 6.2 3.8- 9.8 221 58.7 51.0-66.0
Piedmont 632 98 15.5 11.6-20.3 54 8.5 6.1-11.9 40 4.7 3.3- 6.7 440 71.3 66.1-76.0
Western NC 134 18 17.2 9.4-29.3 15 8.7 4.8-15.5 7 4.3 1.9- 9.6 94 69.8 58.4-79.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 106 16 19.8 10.6-33.9 11 8.7 4.3-16.8 3 2.2 0.6- 7.4 76 69.3 56.1-79.9
Northwest 175 21 13.1 8.1-20.4 17 8.9 5.2-14.9 17 10.1 6.0-16.7 120 67.9 59.0-75.6
Charlotte 178 33 13.7 9.0-20.2 12 9.5 4.5-19.0 9 4.2 2.0- 8.5 124 72.6 63.5-80.2
Greensboro 148 21 20.0 9.2-38.0 16 9.9 5.5-16.9 10 5.5 2.7-10.9 101 64.7 50.1-77.0
Southern Regional 130 32 29.2 17.5-44.6 14 9.8 4.7-19.4 8 3.8 1.6- 8.9 76 57.1 43.2-69.9
Coastal 46 10 34.0 15.3-59.5 3 6.4 1.9-19.7 2 5.5 1.3-20.0 31 54.1 32.9-74.0
Wake 158 23 14.1 8.5-22.5 11 5.2 2.3-11.0 7 1.7 0.8- 3.9 117 79.0 70.1-85.8
Area L 51 9 18.5 9.4-33.2 7 12.7 5.6-26.3 4 8.1 2.9-20.7 31 60.7 45.3-74.2
Eastern 131 25 22.3 13.6-34.4 16 9.6 5.1-17.3 11 8.0 3.8-15.8 79 60.1 48.3-70.9

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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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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