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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,078 166 17.8 14.6-21.6 88 8.3 6.4-10.6 46 4.2 2.9- 5.9 778 69.7 65.7-73.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 26 3 9.4 2.9-26.4 2 9.4 2.2-32.6 1 2.6 0.4-16.9 20 78.5 57.5-90.8
Buncombe 35 5 20.3 7.7-43.6 2 7.2 1.6-26.7 5 12.1 4.8-27.5 23 60.4 40.6-77.3
Cabarrus 25 2 12.3 2.5-43.5 3 6.2 1.9-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 20 81.5 55.6-94.0
Catawba 14 2 10.0 2.2-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 90.0 64.0-97.8
Cumberland 42 8 19.4 8.2-39.2 2 4.2 0.8-19.9 1 3.3 0.4-20.5 31 73.1 52.1-87.2
Davidson 26 4 15.2 5.1-37.4 4 13.0 4.5-32.1 1 1.1 0.1- 7.8 17 70.7 48.6-86.0
Durham 21 2 12.9 2.9-42.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 19 87.1 57.6-97.1
Forsyth 26 3 22.1 6.8-52.2 2 8.9 1.8-34.5 0 0.0 . - . 21 69.0 41.9-87.3
Gaston 28 5 11.2 4.0-27.8 3 7.5 2.2-22.4 4 17.6 5.4-44.4 16 63.8 39.0-82.9
Guilford 30 4 8.9 2.8-25.0 3 6.1 1.8-19.3 2 4.1 0.9-16.2 21 80.9 63.2-91.3
Iredell 27 4 31.5 9.1-67.7 2 6.6 1.5-24.5 0 0.0 . - . 21 61.9 30.3-85.9
Johnston 37 5 12.7 4.9-29.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 31 85.5 69.0-94.0
Mecklenburg 45 10 22.3 11.8-38.0 4 8.6 3.1-21.4 3 8.5 2.8-23.5 28 60.6 44.6-74.6
New Hanover 27 2 6.7 1.6-23.6 3 17.5 5.8-42.3 1 6.9 1.0-35.7 21 68.9 45.5-85.5
Onslow 24 3 7.8 2.4-22.7 2 7.5 1.8-26.5 0 0.0 . - . 19 84.7 65.9-94.1
Orange 22 3 14.3 4.4-37.5 1 3.4 0.5-21.3 0 0.0 . - . 18 82.3 59.4-93.7
Pitt 37 9 20.3 9.3-38.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.8 0.8-17.1 26 75.9 57.3-88.0
Randolph 27 2 3.5 0.8-13.8 5 13.3 4.5-33.3 0 0.0 . - . 20 83.3 63.3-93.5
Robeson 34 9 24.3 12.0-42.9 4 11.6 3.9-29.7 2 5.2 1.3-19.0 19 58.9 39.6-75.9
Rowan 27 4 35.6 8.6-76.4 1 6.2 0.8-34.8 1 1.2 0.2- 9.2 21 57.0 22.3-85.9
Union 22 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 2 9.8 2.4-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 19 88.6 67.3-96.7
Wake 42 2 7.8 1.4-33.4 6 18.5 7.8-37.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 33 71.6 51.4-85.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 28 3 13.6 4.0-37.3 4 10.7 2.7-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 21 75.6 51.4-90.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 42 11 30.1 15.5-50.2 3 6.8 2.1-19.6 2 5.6 1.4-20.0 26 57.5 38.9-74.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 32 8 29.9 13.3-54.3 1 2.6 0.4-16.7 3 17.3 5.0-45.3 20 50.2 29.0-71.4
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 27 4 10.2 3.4-26.6 4 11.4 3.8-29.2 1 2.5 0.3-16.1 18 76.0 56.1-88.7
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 37 5 21.7 6.6-52.3 4 11.1 3.9-27.9 3 6.3 1.9-18.8 25 60.9 37.8-79.9
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 39 6 31.1 14.1-55.3 2 3.8 0.8-15.5 2 4.4 1.0-16.6 29 60.8 39.4-78.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 32 4 5.4 1.6-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.8 2.2-39.9 26 83.8 58.7-95.0
Chatham/Lee/Moore 31 8 25.9 12.8-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.8 0.9-14.3 21 70.3 51.0-84.4
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 32 6 13.5 5.5-29.4 3 25.7 7.8-58.4 3 4.0 1.0-14.3 20 56.8 32.7-78.1
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 27 4 24.7 9.2-51.6 3 7.2 2.1-21.6 2 6.8 1.3-27.9 18 61.3 38.3-80.2
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 24 3 13.3 4.0-36.3 3 12.8 3.6-36.5 0 0.0 . - . 18 73.9 50.1-88.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 36 4 23.2 8.1-50.8 4 7.6 2.7-19.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 27 67.7 44.0-84.9
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 47 8 23.5 10.9-43.4 6 9.9 3.7-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 33 66.6 47.5-81.5
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 82 19 26.0 15.6-40.1 6 8.6 3.2-21.4 5 9.4 3.5-22.7 52 56.0 42.1-69.0
No 996 147 17.2 13.9-21.2 82 8.2 6.3-10.7 41 3.8 2.6- 5.5 726 70.7 66.5-74.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 405 74 19.9 14.6-26.5 27 7.3 4.6-11.2 21 5.2 3.1- 8.6 283 67.7 60.8-73.9
Piedmont 549 74 16.2 11.9-21.7 50 9.1 6.4-12.8 19 3.7 2.1- 6.4 406 71.0 65.2-76.2
Western NC 124 18 19.3 11.6-30.6 11 7.6 3.8-14.6 6 3.6 1.6- 8.2 89 69.5 58.3-78.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 82 13 22.3 12.3-37.0 8 9.0 4.0-18.8 5 4.3 1.7-10.5 56 64.4 50.4-76.4
Northwest 181 23 18.8 11.2-29.8 16 8.1 4.5-14.1 4 1.9 0.5- 6.5 138 71.2 60.7-79.9
Charlotte 151 24 21.9 12.8-34.9 16 10.2 5.5-18.2 7 5.6 2.5-12.2 104 62.3 50.6-72.8
Greensboro 130 15 8.4 4.6-14.8 11 6.1 3.0-11.7 5 2.6 1.0- 6.8 99 83.0 74.8-88.9
Southern Regional 124 26 20.0 12.3-30.9 9 7.6 3.3-16.4 7 3.8 1.5- 9.5 82 68.6 56.6-78.6
Coastal 67 7 18.6 7.7-38.3 5 8.2 3.3-18.9 4 7.2 2.6-18.0 51 66.1 49.7-79.4
Wake 152 19 12.5 6.6-22.3 9 9.4 4.3-19.5 5 4.2 1.3-12.7 119 73.9 62.4-82.8
Area L 45 14 28.5 15.4-46.6 2 3.5 0.8-13.5 2 7.4 1.5-30.2 27 60.6 42.0-76.5
Eastern 146 25 18.2 9.7-31.6 12 8.5 4.3-16.3 7 4.7 2.0-10.5 102 68.6 56.1-78.9

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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.

**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.

***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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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