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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 171 42 29.8 20.7-40.8 22 16.4 8.5-29.2 17 7.7 4.4-13.2 90 46.1 36.2-56.4
Female 478 129 28.2 23.3-33.8 56 11.1 7.9-15.2 78 12.8 9.8-16.5 215 47.9 42.1-53.8
RACE
White 525 141 30.2 24.8-36.3 61 12.2 8.1-18.1 72 10.1 7.6-13.3 251 47.4 41.4-53.4
African American 104 28 27.2 17.0-40.5 15 17.5 8.4-32.8 21 15.6 9.2-25.3 40 39.7 28.2-52.3
Other Minorities 16 2 6.6 1.5-24.3 2 8.3 1.8-30.2 1 3.1 0.4-19.8 11 82.1 59.8-93.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 2 5.5 1.2-21.7 2 33.6 8.6-73.2 2 6.8 1.5-26.1 8 54.1 22.3-82.9
Non-Hispanic 633 169 29.6 24.7-35.0 76 12.5 8.7-17.7 93 11.1 8.6-14.1 295 46.8 41.5-52.2
AGE
18-24 33 10 22.8 11.0-41.4 5 29.3 11.6-56.8 3 2.8 0.7- 9.8 15 45.2 25.4-66.6
25-34 86 35 45.9 32.4-60.0 7 5.4 2.3-11.8 3 3.3 1.0-10.1 41 45.4 32.6-58.9
35-44 128 41 31.7 22.8-42.2 11 11.5 5.6-22.1 11 8.4 4.1-16.2 65 48.4 38.1-58.8
45-54 128 30 24.9 16.4-36.0 18 10.4 6.3-16.9 23 19.6 12.5-29.4 57 45.0 35.0-55.5
55-64 115 24 19.1 12.3-28.4 16 14.5 8.2-24.3 19 15.6 9.3-25.0 56 50.9 39.6-62.0
65-74 91 18 20.0 12.0-31.3 14 15.7 8.9-26.4 21 20.5 12.9-30.9 38 43.8 32.4-56.0
75+ 64 12 20.8 10.8-36.3 7 9.3 4.2-19.3 14 13.9 7.6-24.0 31 56.1 41.4-69.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 27 18.4 10.7-29.6 13 18.7 7.0-41.2 30 20.0 12.6-30.3 59 42.9 30.4-56.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 177 34 24.3 15.1-36.6 28 16.2 9.5-26.4 30 12.1 7.7-18.4 85 47.4 37.3-57.7
Some Post-H.S. 147 41 30.8 22.2-41.0 23 15.8 9.2-25.6 16 9.5 5.4-16.3 67 43.9 34.2-54.0
College Graduate 195 69 37.7 29.1-47.1 14 5.1 2.9- 9.0 19 5.9 3.3-10.4 93 51.3 41.9-60.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 24 23.2 13.7-36.3 16 9.7 5.5-16.6 28 18.7 12.1-27.8 59 48.4 37.1-60.0
$15,000- 24,999 107 33 34.8 22.1-50.1 12 10.9 4.9-22.3 15 9.6 5.3-16.6 47 44.8 32.3-58.0
$25,000- 34,999 72 19 24.2 12.0-42.6 4 4.8 1.6-13.3 12 12.5 6.1-23.7 37 58.6 41.4-73.9
$35,000- 49,999 83 21 27.4 16.9-41.4 14 23.5 12.4-40.0 9 8.7 4.0-17.7 39 40.4 28.4-53.7
$50,000-74,999 56 19 41.2 26.5-57.7 5 8.1 3.1-19.2 7 11.3 4.8-24.6 25 39.4 25.7-54.9
$75,000+ 93 33 34.7 24.1-47.1 12 10.9 5.7-19.9 3 3.1 0.8-11.2 45 51.3 39.3-63.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 345 80 24.6 18.7-31.6 46 14.2 8.5-22.6 73 16.7 12.6-21.8 146 44.6 37.2-52.3
No 294 89 34.3 27.0-42.3 31 10.6 6.6-16.7 21 5.2 3.0- 8.7 153 50.0 42.4-57.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 15 34.1 18.9-53.6 8 8.2 3.8-16.9 7 11.2 4.9-23.5 23 46.5 30.0-63.8
Non-Veteran 596 156 28.4 23.4-33.9 70 13.4 9.3-19.0 88 10.9 8.4-14.0 282 47.3 41.8-52.9

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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, 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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