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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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  Total
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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 118 18 16.2 9.0-27.5 12 12.2 5.7-24.5 9 8.3 3.7-17.8 16 7.4 3.7-14.3 63 55.8 42.8-68.1
Female 336 64 16.6 12.4-21.9 41 12.9 9.0-18.1 28 8.6 5.6-13.0 44 11.3 8.0-15.6 159 50.6 43.4-57.7
RACE
White 364 66 15.6 11.5-20.8 40 11.1 7.4-16.4 26 7.9 4.8-12.8 48 9.6 6.7-13.6 184 55.7 48.3-62.9
African American 78 15 19.8 9.5-36.7 11 19.0 8.6-36.8 9 10.8 5.0-21.6 10 10.3 4.9-20.4 33 40.1 25.9-56.2
Other Minorities 11 1 16.7 2.4-62.1 2 8.6 1.9-31.3 1 4.2 0.5-26.2 2 11.2 2.5-38.3 5 59.4 26.7-85.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 2 44.5 12.5-81.8 2 10.8 2.2-39.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.4 3.0-48.1 3 30.3 7.8-69.2
Non-Hispanic 445 80 15.9 11.9-21.0 51 12.7 8.8-18.0 37 8.7 5.8-12.8 58 9.7 7.0-13.2 219 53.1 46.3-59.8
AGE
18-24 21 3 14.8 3.5-45.0 3 6.4 1.4-25.7 2 9.3 1.9-35.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.8 12 67.8 40.2-86.8
25-34 63 16 22.2 12.5-36.4 5 10.0 3.4-26.1 4 3.7 1.3-10.5 6 5.8 2.3-14.1 32 58.2 42.4-72.6
35-44 80 16 15.4 8.6-25.8 10 14.1 6.8-27.0 5 7.0 2.4-18.7 8 9.9 4.3-21.2 41 53.6 40.4-66.3
45-54 87 14 12.8 7.1-21.9 11 22.9 10.9-41.8 10 13.5 6.6-25.6 16 13.5 7.5-23.1 36 37.3 25.4-51.1
55-64 92 21 23.8 14.3-37.1 13 13.0 6.9-23.1 10 12.8 6.0-25.1 12 9.0 4.8-16.2 36 41.4 29.3-54.6
65-74 69 8 7.8 3.6-16.0 8 9.7 4.2-20.7 5 7.9 3.2-18.0 10 17.6 8.5-33.1 38 57.0 42.8-70.1
75+ 40 4 8.4 3.0-21.6 3 6.6 1.8-21.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.4 7 22.3 8.8-46.0 25 60.1 40.2-77.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 10 8.0 3.7-16.3 20 25.8 14.1-42.4 10 12.9 5.7-26.7 25 19.2 11.1-31.0 38 34.2 19.3-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 121 30 25.7 15.7-39.1 11 6.7 2.8-15.3 7 4.8 2.1-10.5 17 10.6 5.8-18.8 56 52.1 39.1-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 103 21 21.7 13.1-33.6 10 9.2 4.5-18.0 11 9.8 4.8-19.0 13 9.2 4.9-16.7 48 50.1 38.0-62.1
College Graduate 126 21 11.9 6.7-20.1 12 10.5 5.3-19.7 8 5.6 2.3-12.8 5 2.7 1.0- 6.9 80 69.3 58.2-78.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 18 15.5 8.9-25.6 20 22.6 12.4-37.5 11 14.0 7.5-24.6 21 17.3 10.3-27.6 30 30.7 19.7-44.6
$15,000- 24,999 80 16 22.2 12.2-37.0 6 4.9 1.9-11.9 6 4.8 1.8-12.3 17 20.0 10.9-33.6 35 48.1 32.3-64.3
$25,000- 34,999 50 6 13.3 4.7-32.1 8 11.9 5.3-24.7 3 8.3 2.3-26.0 5 5.4 1.9-14.3 28 61.0 40.9-78.0
$35,000- 49,999 65 13 17.8 9.4-31.0 4 11.1 3.8-28.3 6 10.0 4.2-22.2 4 5.4 1.6-16.5 38 55.7 40.3-70.1
$50,000-74,999 35 6 14.9 5.4-34.9 4 7.9 2.7-21.0 2 2.3 0.5- 9.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 22 73.4 54.5-86.4
$75,000+ 48 11 15.9 7.9-29.4 3 6.1 1.6-20.2 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 2 3.1 0.8-12.0 31 73.4 58.1-84.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 272 45 13.3 9.3-18.9 34 13.0 8.0-20.2 27 11.0 6.8-17.4 52 14.7 10.4-20.4 114 48.0 38.9-57.2
No 180 36 18.2 12.2-26.3 19 12.6 7.1-21.3 10 5.1 2.5-10.4 8 2.9 1.4- 6.2 107 61.1 51.4-70.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 37 4 8.5 2.9-22.9 2 2.9 0.7-11.3 5 22.2 8.8-46.0 5 17.8 6.2-41.7 21 48.5 29.5-68.0
Non-Veteran 417 78 17.0 12.7-22.5 51 13.3 9.2-18.9 32 7.5 4.8-11.6 55 9.2 6.6-12.7 201 52.9 45.9-59.8

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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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