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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Asthma

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,072 554 50.6 46.5-54.8 518 49.4 45.2-53.5
-Piedmont NC 601 308 49.6 44.0-55.3 293 50.4 44.7-56.0
GENDER
Male 158 71 44.7 34.1-55.9 87 55.3 44.1-65.9
Female 443 237 52.6 46.4-58.6 206 47.4 41.4-53.6
RACE
White 490 253 52.0 45.6-58.2 237 48.0 41.8-54.4
African American 94 48 41.8 29.7-54.9 46 58.2 45.1-70.3
Other Minorities 14 5 29.1 10.5-59.1 9 70.9 40.9-89.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 8 41.0 16.5-71.0 7 59.0 29.0-83.5
Non-Hispanic 584 298 49.6 43.9-55.4 286 50.4 44.6-56.1
AGE
18-24 29 12 52.4 30.3-73.5 17 47.6 26.5-69.7
25-34 77 47 51.2 36.8-65.4 30 48.8 34.6-63.2
35-44 122 66 47.0 36.6-57.7 56 53.0 42.3-63.4
45-54 112 67 60.0 48.7-70.4 45 40.0 29.6-51.3
55-64 109 62 55.8 43.9-67.0 47 44.2 33.0-56.1
65-74 89 40 41.7 30.3-54.2 49 58.3 45.8-69.7
75+ 60 13 21.6 11.0-37.9 47 78.4 62.1-89.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 115 54 55.7 41.1-69.4 61 44.3 30.6-58.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 161 80 41.0 31.0-51.8 81 59.0 48.2-69.0
Some Post-H.S. 142 86 56.6 46.0-66.6 56 43.4 33.4-54.0
College Graduate 182 88 49.8 40.1-59.6 94 50.2 40.4-59.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 60 46.7 34.7-59.0 54 53.3 41.0-65.3
$15,000- 24,999 101 60 61.1 47.6-73.1 41 38.9 26.9-52.4
$25,000- 34,999 62 32 51.9 33.3-70.1 30 48.1 29.9-66.7
$35,000- 49,999 78 44 52.1 38.0-66.0 34 47.9 34.0-62.0
$50,000-74,999 52 26 42.4 28.0-58.2 26 57.6 41.8-72.0
$75,000+ 87 40 42.9 31.3-55.4 47 57.1 44.6-68.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 312 176 59.9 52.1-67.3 136 40.1 32.7-47.9
No 281 131 42.2 34.8-49.9 150 57.8 50.1-65.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 48 26 48.6 30.9-66.7 22 51.4 33.3-69.1
Non-Veteran 553 282 49.7 43.8-55.6 271 50.3 44.4-56.2

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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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