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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Asthma"

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 836 149 18.2 14.6-22.3 88 10.4 7.9-13.6 79 10.8 7.9-14.8 125 12.7 10.0-16.1 395 47.9 42.9-52.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 20 5 24.0 9.4-48.9 1 8.3 1.2-40.7 2 15.9 3.6-49.0 4 15.6 4.8-40.1 8 36.3 17.0-61.2
Buncombe 35 7 21.1 9.2-41.7 2 9.6 2.3-31.8 4 9.4 3.3-24.2 5 11.2 4.2-26.5 17 48.7 30.8-66.9
Cabarrus 24 5 14.5 5.2-34.5 3 29.9 9.0-64.8 3 24.4 5.2-65.7 5 8.3 2.9-21.5 8 22.8 9.3-46.1
Catawba 24 1 5.0 0.7-28.5 2 7.2 1.6-27.3 1 6.8 1.0-35.8 7 20.4 8.8-40.4 13 60.6 37.7-79.6
Cumberland 29 4 13.1 3.8-36.4 5 9.7 3.4-24.3 2 12.9 3.2-39.8 4 7.9 2.6-21.4 14 56.4 33.5-76.9
Davidson 12 2 12.6 2.7-42.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 67.5 34.4-89.2 4 19.8 5.6-50.6
Durham 24 6 25.9 8.9-55.3 1 24.4 4.1-70.9 3 9.5 2.6-29.7 3 5.7 1.5-18.9 11 34.5 14.8-61.6
Forsyth 17 3 21.1 6.4-51.4 1 5.6 0.8-31.2 2 6.7 1.6-24.4 2 7.7 1.8-27.4 9 58.9 33.2-80.5
Gaston 28 7 30.7 14.7-53.2 4 12.5 4.4-31.1 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 1 4.2 0.6-24.7 15 50.4 30.6-70.1
Guilford 30 3 5.7 1.6-17.9 3 7.6 2.1-24.0 5 12.9 4.5-31.6 5 14.0 5.0-33.4 14 59.8 35.8-79.9
Iredell 18 3 29.4 9.5-62.2 2 10.6 2.1-39.1 1 4.1 0.6-24.9 2 8.7 2.0-31.5 10 47.2 23.4-72.4
Johnston 23 3 9.3 2.5-29.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 30.6 10.7-61.9 2 4.2 1.0-16.3 13 55.9 29.9-79.0
Mecklenburg 40 4 9.3 3.2-24.4 3 6.7 1.8-21.8 4 8.9 2.8-24.6 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 27 72.9 55.3-85.3
New Hanover 17 1 5.1 0.7-29.1 2 12.6 2.6-43.5 2 12.6 3.0-40.2 1 16.7 2.5-60.6 11 53.1 26.7-77.9
Onslow 14 1 11.3 1.6-49.8 5 33.1 12.7-62.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 27.0 9.0-58.2 5 28.6 11.1-56.2
Orange 23 6 23.0 9.3-46.4 1 2.5 0.3-16.0 3 14.0 4.3-37.1 0 0.0 . - . 13 60.6 37.2-79.9
Pitt 18 4 15.3 5.1-38.1 2 15.7 4.0-45.7 4 18.9 6.4-44.3 3 7.5 2.2-22.7 5 42.5 19.0-69.9
Randolph 29 5 18.1 6.9-39.7 4 11.8 4.3-28.4 2 6.3 1.5-23.3 7 29.8 13.9-52.7 11 34.0 18.3-54.1
Robeson 31 11 39.2 22.2-59.3 2 11.1 2.8-34.7 3 6.2 1.9-18.6 4 6.5 2.3-17.1 11 37.0 20.1-57.8
Rowan 26 3 5.6 1.7-17.2 4 14.9 4.8-37.9 2 7.9 1.6-31.4 4 15.6 5.8-35.9 13 56.0 34.0-75.8
Union 11 3 22.6 6.4-55.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.4 1.0-39.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 70.0 37.2-90.2
Wake 27 2 5.7 1.2-23.4 8 19.7 8.4-39.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 16 71.6 50.0-86.4
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 16 4 22.9 7.4-52.6 2 12.1 2.6-41.5 1 21.8 3.4-68.7 3 22.0 5.0-60.1 6 21.2 8.0-45.4
Northeast Partnership II 32 9 29.3 14.5-50.1 3 13.8 3.6-40.6 3 12.7 4.0-33.5 3 7.5 2.1-23.1 14 36.8 20.9-56.3
Northeast Partnership I 28 4 15.2 5.3-36.4 5 26.0 10.6-51.0 3 11.3 3.3-32.2 6 25.1 10.6-48.5 10 22.4 11.2-39.7
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 27 4 16.9 6.3-37.9 1 5.4 0.8-29.9 3 8.8 2.4-27.1 6 19.3 8.3-38.7 13 49.6 29.4-70.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 28 5 21.4 8.1-45.9 3 6.2 1.6-21.0 5 30.5 11.2-60.5 4 11.4 3.5-30.9 11 30.5 14.6-52.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 16 3 42.4 11.9-80.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.5-26.2 3 15.7 4.1-45.0 9 37.8 13.9-69.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 28 7 16.4 7.0-33.5 3 8.4 2.4-25.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.8 5 18.4 7.4-38.9 12 54.9 34.5-73.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 22 6 27.1 11.9-50.4 4 16.9 5.8-40.2 1 4.6 0.6-26.7 2 8.7 1.9-31.7 9 42.7 22.9-65.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 29 6 36.7 12.6-70.0 5 9.3 3.1-25.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 4 5.2 1.6-15.5 13 48.1 21.1-76.3
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 20 3 24.4 7.6-56.1 4 10.2 3.3-27.4 4 26.1 9.8-53.4 2 8.9 2.1-30.9 7 30.5 13.9-54.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 10 1 5.1 0.7-30.2 1 8.4 1.1-42.3 1 18.7 2.8-64.5 3 25.4 7.8-57.9 4 42.4 16.3-73.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 18 2 11.1 2.2-41.3 2 22.5 5.5-59.1 4 21.3 7.0-49.4 2 11.5 2.7-37.8 8 33.5 15.0-59.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 42 6 21.1 8.1-45.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 11 22.7 9.6-44.8 24 56.0 35.4-74.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 63 14 25.7 14.8-40.9 8 17.6 8.3-33.8 6 11.2 4.8-23.8 10 15.0 7.5-27.6 25 30.5 19.8-43.7
No 773 135 17.8 14.1-22.1 80 10.0 7.5-13.3 73 10.8 7.7-14.9 115 12.6 9.8-16.1 370 48.7 43.6-53.9
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 284 53 21.1 14.6-29.4 31 10.2 6.7-15.3 33 16.8 9.9-27.1 43 13.7 9.0-20.4 124 38.1 30.6-46.2
Piedmont 454 82 16.5 12.4-21.6 53 12.6 8.8-17.9 37 8.5 5.6-12.6 60 9.8 7.1-13.3 222 52.6 45.9-59.2
Western NC 98 14 18.1 9.2-32.5 4 3.7 1.2-10.8 9 7.3 3.3-15.2 22 20.2 11.4-33.4 49 50.7 37.8-63.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 77 13 21.1 10.7-37.5 2 3.3 0.8-12.7 5 3.3 1.2- 9.0 16 18.7 9.2-34.3 41 53.5 38.6-67.8
Northwest 128 15 11.5 6.3-20.0 13 9.4 5.0-16.7 12 13.2 7.0-23.5 28 20.7 13.5-30.5 60 45.2 35.2-55.7
Charlotte 119 22 16.8 10.4-26.0 12 14.0 6.9-26.4 10 9.9 4.3-21.3 8 3.1 1.4- 6.6 67 56.2 44.3-67.4
Greensboro 119 22 14.3 7.9-24.4 12 8.0 3.9-15.7 14 12.4 6.5-22.3 17 12.9 7.0-22.7 54 52.4 37.6-66.7
Southern Regional 109 24 21.5 11.5-36.6 15 9.3 5.1-16.3 11 20.5 8.7-41.3 15 8.7 4.5-16.4 44 40.0 27.0-54.6
Coastal 34 6 41.6 18.7-68.9 2 3.2 0.6-14.5 4 10.7 3.5-28.3 4 10.9 3.6-28.6 18 33.7 17.2-55.4
Wake 108 20 13.1 7.3-22.5 12 15.8 7.4-30.4 9 6.0 2.6-13.2 14 8.3 4.5-14.8 53 56.8 43.3-69.4
Area L 45 8 19.1 9.3-35.2 5 10.1 3.8-24.1 5 9.7 3.6-23.7 10 22.7 11.8-39.3 17 38.3 23.9-55.1
Eastern 97 19 21.1 12.2-34.0 15 16.3 8.9-27.9 9 13.0 4.3-33.2 13 15.8 7.1-31.5 41 33.8 23.0-46.6

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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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