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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,155 339 30.4 26.9-34.0 224 19.0 16.1-22.2 228 20.6 17.3-24.2 109 8.5 6.8-10.7 255 21.5 18.1-25.4
-Piedmont NC 635 196 33.0 28.2-38.2 125 19.8 15.8-24.5 116 18.8 14.7-23.8 58 8.7 6.4-11.6 140 19.7 15.4-24.9
GENDER
Male 169 55 30.2 21.9-40.0 31 22.2 14.6-32.2 31 18.3 11.6-27.6 9 4.7 2.2- 9.6 43 24.7 15.7-36.6
Female 466 141 34.7 29.3-40.6 94 18.3 14.3-23.1 85 19.2 14.3-25.2 49 11.1 8.1-15.1 97 16.7 13.3-20.9
RACE
White 510 158 33.4 28.0-39.2 94 17.1 13.3-21.6 93 18.6 14.0-24.2 50 9.8 7.1-13.3 115 21.2 16.0-27.5
African American 105 30 30.2 20.0-42.8 28 29.4 18.0-44.1 21 20.7 11.7-34.0 8 5.9 2.6-12.9 18 13.8 8.1-22.5
Other Minorities 16 5 30.4 12.0-58.4 3 30.4 9.7-64.0 2 17.0 4.0-50.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 22.2 8.9-45.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 6 53.4 23.8-80.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 20.7 4.9-57.1 2 7.9 1.5-32.2 4 18.1 5.5-45.6
Non-Hispanic 618 188 32.1 27.3-37.2 125 20.4 16.3-25.3 113 18.9 14.6-23.9 56 8.7 6.5-11.7 136 19.9 15.5-25.2
AGE
18-24 33 12 29.7 15.6-49.3 8 21.8 9.1-43.6 9 28.5 12.9-51.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.0 5.7-50.9
25-34 86 23 31.1 19.7-45.4 31 31.6 20.6-45.0 21 23.5 14.2-36.3 3 3.6 1.1-10.7 8 10.3 3.4-27.3
35-44 126 47 39.3 29.4-50.1 25 17.9 11.2-27.5 18 11.8 6.7-19.9 15 14.0 8.1-23.2 21 17.0 10.5-26.3
45-54 123 39 34.9 25.0-46.3 19 13.7 7.7-23.3 21 17.7 9.3-31.1 14 12.8 7.0-22.1 30 20.9 13.9-30.2
55-64 112 25 20.0 13.0-29.4 20 18.4 10.8-29.5 22 22.4 13.4-35.0 11 9.6 5.0-17.6 34 29.7 20.4-41.0
65-74 89 23 28.1 18.4-40.4 11 10.3 5.1-19.7 17 15.4 9.2-24.5 9 11.2 5.4-21.7 29 35.0 23.9-48.1
75+ 62 25 48.1 33.5-63.0 11 16.8 8.3-31.0 6 8.2 3.5-17.9 6 9.9 4.2-21.7 14 17.1 8.4-31.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 32 19.7 12.6-29.6 19 11.1 6.1-19.4 21 20.7 11.2-35.1 12 10.5 5.6-18.9 46 37.8 24.3-53.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 169 54 40.6 30.5-51.6 27 17.9 10.5-28.9 36 16.5 11.0-24.0 13 4.4 2.3- 8.1 39 20.6 13.1-31.0
Some Post-H.S. 142 40 33.6 24.5-44.1 30 20.7 13.1-31.2 27 16.5 10.4-25.2 14 10.9 6.1-18.7 31 18.3 12.2-26.4
College Graduate 193 70 34.2 26.3-43.0 49 26.2 18.9-35.0 31 20.3 12.3-31.7 19 10.0 5.9-16.5 24 9.4 5.6-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 28 25.2 16.4-36.7 21 15.0 8.9-24.0 29 26.8 16.8-39.9 9 6.4 3.2-12.5 41 26.7 18.6-36.6
$15,000- 24,999 106 27 29.6 19.0-42.9 22 18.8 11.0-30.4 19 14.7 8.4-24.4 10 7.7 3.8-14.9 28 29.3 17.2-45.2
$25,000- 34,999 67 21 37.9 22.0-56.9 11 12.6 6.0-24.4 16 29.2 13.7-51.6 8 8.7 4.0-18.0 11 11.7 5.7-22.7
$35,000- 49,999 81 18 28.0 16.7-42.9 22 23.0 13.0-37.5 15 20.4 11.5-33.7 7 9.4 4.1-20.3 19 19.2 11.3-30.6
$50,000-74,999 53 19 32.2 19.7-47.9 10 25.2 13.1-42.9 8 17.3 7.3-35.8 3 6.0 1.8-18.4 13 19.3 10.3-33.3
$75,000+ 91 46 50.2 38.1-62.2 19 26.0 16.1-39.2 10 7.2 3.5-13.9 11 11.2 5.8-20.7 5 5.4 2.1-13.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 339 73 20.7 15.8-26.6 62 18.0 12.9-24.6 59 21.6 15.2-29.8 41 11.7 8.2-16.5 104 28.0 21.2-36.0
No 287 115 44.2 36.7-52.0 62 20.7 15.4-27.3 57 17.0 12.1-23.3 17 5.9 3.4-10.1 36 12.1 7.4-19.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 16 43.0 26.2-61.6 10 12.6 5.7-25.6 5 5.2 1.8-13.9 5 12.0 4.3-29.5 16 27.2 15.0-44.1
Non-Veteran 583 180 32.2 27.3-37.5 115 20.4 16.1-25.4 111 20.0 15.5-25.3 53 8.4 6.2-11.4 124 19.1 14.6-24.6

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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, 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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