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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Asthma"

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,171 307 27.3 23.9-31.1 136 11.6 9.0-14.7 220 16.3 13.8-19.2 508 44.8 40.9-48.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 22 9 28.7 13.4-51.2 2 11.9 2.9-37.6 2 15.9 4.0-46.3 9 43.5 22.9-66.6
Buncombe 53 17 26.3 15.8-40.5 6 9.3 3.9-20.4 8 19.0 9.0-35.8 22 45.4 30.9-60.8
Cabarrus 33 7 31.3 12.9-58.4 3 5.3 1.4-17.8 7 19.9 6.4-47.5 16 43.6 21.3-68.8
Catawba 36 12 33.7 17.5-54.9 6 15.9 6.2-35.0 6 16.5 6.5-35.9 12 33.9 17.6-55.1
Cumberland 37 10 37.4 19.3-59.9 4 7.5 2.4-21.1 10 24.0 11.0-44.7 13 31.1 16.6-50.5
Davidson 19 3 16.4 4.0-48.1 3 24.3 5.5-63.8 1 3.4 0.4-21.4 12 55.9 27.2-81.1
Durham 30 10 34.5 16.7-58.0 3 7.9 2.2-24.5 5 9.1 3.1-24.0 12 48.6 27.6-70.0
Forsyth 26 6 31.2 14.4-55.0 5 14.1 5.6-31.5 3 6.4 2.0-19.0 12 48.3 28.5-68.6
Gaston 34 11 34.9 17.8-57.0 3 10.2 3.0-29.3 6 13.0 5.4-27.9 14 41.9 24.3-61.9
Guilford 38 13 40.2 20.6-63.5 7 26.1 8.4-57.7 4 6.0 2.0-16.4 14 27.7 14.1-47.2
Iredell 24 8 33.4 16.5-56.0 1 2.4 0.3-15.8 3 10.1 2.7-31.1 12 54.1 32.3-74.5
Johnston 29 8 33.8 15.5-58.8 3 8.8 2.3-28.2 8 25.9 11.7-48.0 10 31.4 14.8-54.7
Mecklenburg 63 15 25.1 14.6-39.5 10 14.7 6.4-30.0 6 7.3 2.7-18.3 32 52.9 38.4-67.0
New Hanover 26 12 42.4 23.3-63.9 3 13.6 4.3-36.0 1 4.6 0.6-26.7 10 39.4 20.1-62.6
Onslow 23 6 35.3 16.1-60.8 2 7.4 1.5-29.6 4 20.6 7.7-44.5 11 36.7 19.5-58.2
Orange 32 11 35.5 19.4-55.7 5 14.8 5.8-32.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 14 46.7 28.1-66.3
Pitt 26 4 12.4 4.2-31.7 2 7.7 1.9-26.4 11 34.8 17.8-56.9 9 45.1 24.8-67.2
Randolph 35 10 28.5 15.5-46.4 4 10.3 3.7-25.6 9 28.9 14.6-49.1 12 32.3 18.5-50.2
Robeson 38 12 31.4 17.9-48.9 3 4.7 1.4-14.3 12 34.6 19.8-53.2 11 29.3 15.7-48.1
Rowan 36 11 34.7 18.5-55.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 5 7.5 2.9-17.9 19 56.6 36.5-74.7
Union 23 5 17.9 6.2-41.9 3 10.9 3.3-30.4 3 13.1 3.0-42.9 12 58.0 33.9-78.7
Wake 51 13 23.4 12.7-39.1 4 7.3 1.8-24.7 4 5.5 1.8-15.0 30 63.9 47.1-77.8
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 28 8 22.4 9.9-42.9 4 6.1 2.0-17.2 6 33.8 13.5-62.6 10 37.8 17.9-62.9
Northeast Partnership II 37 8 25.9 13.0-45.0 10 33.8 18.5-53.4 4 6.7 2.4-17.7 15 33.6 19.4-51.5
Northeast Partnership I 30 6 15.8 6.8-32.6 0 0.0 . - . 13 46.7 27.5-66.8 11 37.5 19.8-59.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 34 8 29.6 13.6-53.1 3 6.3 1.9-19.0 9 23.8 11.8-42.0 14 40.3 22.6-60.8
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 35 6 12.3 4.1-31.8 4 10.7 3.8-26.5 11 32.0 17.1-51.7 14 45.0 27.4-63.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 24 7 21.3 8.7-43.5 6 17.6 6.7-39.0 2 6.2 1.3-24.7 9 54.8 28.7-78.5
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 41 8 21.4 10.1-39.8 4 5.7 2.0-15.1 7 13.6 6.0-28.2 22 59.3 41.7-74.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 29 4 13.8 5.1-32.1 6 21.6 9.7-41.5 6 18.0 7.6-37.0 13 46.6 28.4-65.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 45 8 23.0 8.0-50.7 5 22.3 6.7-53.1 15 21.7 11.0-38.2 17 33.1 17.2-54.0
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 29 8 33.9 13.4-63.1 2 6.3 1.5-22.9 5 20.2 7.9-42.5 14 39.6 20.7-62.1
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 15 2 11.0 2.6-36.3 1 13.3 2.0-54.1 6 36.3 15.7-63.6 6 39.4 17.6-66.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 28 6 25.5 10.7-49.5 3 11.7 3.6-32.1 6 16.2 6.6-34.7 13 46.5 25.9-68.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 62 15 28.5 15.3-46.8 5 8.6 2.9-22.8 10 14.6 6.6-29.1 32 48.3 32.7-64.3
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 75 18 28.7 17.9-42.7 11 17.6 9.4-30.5 18 19.6 11.9-30.6 28 34.1 22.9-47.4
No 1,096 289 27.3 23.7-31.2 125 11.3 8.7-14.6 202 16.1 13.5-19.1 480 45.3 41.3-49.4
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 375 95 24.6 19.4-30.7 46 10.9 7.9-15.0 97 25.7 20.0-32.4 137 38.7 32.1-45.8
Piedmont 649 171 28.8 24.0-34.1 78 13.0 9.2-18.2 95 10.9 8.5-13.9 305 47.3 42.0-52.6
Western NC 147 41 27.0 18.5-37.7 12 8.1 4.0-15.5 28 18.3 11.9-27.1 66 46.6 36.4-57.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 115 32 27.7 17.9-40.2 11 8.8 4.2-17.6 18 16.2 9.3-26.6 54 47.3 35.8-59.1
Northwest 189 51 27.1 20.2-35.3 17 8.5 4.6-15.0 31 15.6 10.5-22.6 90 48.8 40.1-57.7
Charlotte 184 42 25.2 17.8-34.3 23 13.4 8.0-21.6 31 12.6 8.1-19.0 88 48.8 39.7-58.0
Greensboro 148 50 40.5 27.8-54.7 20 17.8 7.8-35.6 20 10.4 6.0-17.3 58 31.3 21.8-42.6
Southern Regional 137 32 25.2 16.2-36.9 19 15.7 7.7-29.4 42 27.6 18.9-38.3 44 31.5 22.4-42.3
Coastal 50 19 29.8 16.1-48.4 8 12.6 5.7-25.6 4 12.8 4.2-32.9 19 44.8 25.9-65.3
Wake 159 42 27.3 19.2-37.2 14 6.9 3.1-14.6 22 8.7 5.3-14.1 81 57.1 46.8-66.8
Area L 53 7 13.9 6.3-27.7 6 11.6 5.1-24.6 18 33.2 20.9-48.2 22 41.3 27.5-56.6
Eastern 136 32 20.6 13.9-29.6 18 11.9 7.0-19.4 34 26.6 16.8-39.5 52 40.8 30.1-52.5

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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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