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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor,
nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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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 1,131 142 12.7 10.3-15.7 81 7.2 5.5- 9.5 117 10.1 8.0-12.7 791 69.9 66.1-73.5
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 28 1 3.2 0.4-19.7 2 7.7 1.6-29.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.7 24 86.6 66.8-95.4
Buncombe 34 3 17.6 5.7-42.9 4 10.9 3.6-28.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 26 70.4 48.5-85.7
Cabarrus 23 4 11.7 4.0-29.5 2 6.1 1.4-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 17 82.2 62.8-92.7
Catawba 14 2 10.0 2.2-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.8 2.0-46.3 10 78.2 46.0-93.8
Cumberland 41 4 6.4 1.9-19.8 1 2.2 0.3-14.8 5 8.1 2.9-20.5 31 83.3 67.0-92.4
Davidson 28 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.0 2.7-25.7 6 21.8 8.9-44.3 18 69.2 47.2-84.9
Durham 22 5 31.9 13.3-58.9 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 16 65.0 39.1-84.3
Forsyth 26 4 15.3 5.3-36.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.7 3 19.9 5.9-49.3 18 62.5 38.1-81.8
Gaston 30 5 9.3 3.2-24.0 2 9.2 1.9-35.1 4 18.8 6.3-44.4 19 62.7 38.2-82.0
Guilford 31 5 14.9 5.5-34.3 1 2.8 0.4-18.0 1 6.4 0.9-33.8 24 76.0 54.1-89.4
Iredell 27 3 7.9 2.2-24.3 4 11.3 3.8-29.2 2 24.5 5.0-66.8 18 56.3 28.3-80.7
Johnston 36 4 22.0 7.0-51.5 2 7.9 2.0-26.8 2 4.3 0.9-18.4 28 65.8 41.4-84.0
Mecklenburg 48 7 14.9 6.8-29.5 2 5.1 1.3-18.2 3 7.2 2.1-21.7 36 72.8 57.0-84.4
New Hanover 28 6 23.5 10.0-45.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.7 3.3-38.5 20 63.8 41.3-81.5
Onslow 26 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 3 10.4 2.7-32.5 4 12.2 4.3-29.8 18 75.3 53.9-88.8
Orange 21 3 10.7 3.0-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 18 89.3 67.9-97.0
Pitt 37 3 3.7 1.1-11.7 4 12.0 4.4-28.9 3 7.3 1.8-25.3 27 77.0 58.9-88.7
Randolph 28 2 21.3 4.8-59.3 1 6.9 1.0-36.1 5 12.5 4.1-32.1 20 59.4 32.1-81.8
Robeson 35 6 14.1 6.0-29.6 5 15.7 6.2-34.6 4 9.4 3.4-23.2 20 60.8 42.0-76.9
Rowan 29 6 18.5 6.6-42.2 3 7.2 1.5-28.6 3 6.4 1.6-22.3 17 67.9 40.9-86.6
Union 26 1 5.4 0.8-29.9 2 5.6 1.2-23.1 3 13.3 4.1-35.5 20 75.7 53.3-89.5
Wake 44 4 6.1 2.1-16.5 4 14.6 5.0-35.4 6 17.7 7.3-36.9 30 61.7 43.4-77.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 29 5 10.6 3.7-26.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.8 1.3-34.8 22 81.7 59.7-93.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 45 8 21.4 9.5-41.4 4 17.1 5.9-40.7 6 12.5 5.4-26.5 27 49.0 32.0-66.1
Northeast Partnership I*** 38 7 13.2 5.2-29.6 3 13.5 3.6-39.5 6 13.4 5.1-31.0 22 59.9 39.1-77.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 30 4 11.1 3.8-28.6 3 12.0 3.5-33.6 4 13.0 3.5-37.9 19 63.9 41.5-81.5
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 40 5 20.5 6.1-50.3 5 10.8 4.2-24.8 4 6.3 2.0-18.0 26 62.5 40.1-80.5
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 42 4 7.6 2.5-20.5 2 5.2 1.3-18.8 3 7.8 2.5-21.9 33 79.4 63.2-89.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 36 4 5.8 1.9-16.1 3 3.4 0.9-12.4 4 9.2 3.0-24.9 25 81.6 64.0-91.7
Chatham/Lee/Moore 35 4 12.0 4.1-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 12.3 5.2-26.4 25 75.7 58.0-87.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 35 4 15.0 4.8-38.1 3 8.4 2.4-25.7 7 11.9 5.0-25.7 21 64.7 43.3-81.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 28 2 7.6 1.9-26.1 2 13.4 3.1-42.6 5 14.8 5.6-33.6 19 64.2 41.8-81.8
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 24 3 22.9 7.4-52.7 4 15.5 5.1-38.4 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 16 59.3 35.2-79.6
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 40 6 17.3 6.0-40.6 2 3.8 0.9-14.5 4 10.0 3.2-27.4 28 68.9 48.0-84.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 47 7 10.4 4.4-22.3 2 4.7 1.2-17.1 5 7.6 2.5-21.1 33 77.4 61.9-87.8
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 91 15 15.4 8.2-27.1 7 13.5 5.9-28.1 14 15.4 8.2-27.3 55 55.6 42.4-68.1
No 1,040 127 12.5 10.0-15.7 74 6.8 5.1- 9.0 103 9.7 7.5-12.4 736 71.0 67.1-74.6
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 425 58 13.5 9.3-19.3 33 8.8 5.9-12.9 48 9.7 6.8-13.5 286 68.0 61.5-73.9
Piedmont 581 68 11.9 8.7-16.0 36 6.1 3.9- 9.4 62 12.0 8.7-16.2 415 70.0 64.6-74.9
Western NC 125 16 14.1 8.2-23.0 12 8.3 4.4-15.0 7 3.8 1.4- 9.9 90 73.8 63.8-81.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 81 10 12.9 6.4-24.2 6 6.8 2.8-15.5 6 5.4 1.9-14.3 59 74.9 62.4-84.3
Northwest 187 23 12.5 7.8-19.5 19 8.3 4.5-14.7 20 12.5 7.0-21.2 125 66.7 57.1-75.1
Charlotte 160 21 13.6 7.1-24.5 11 5.7 2.8-11.1 15 11.4 6.3-19.8 113 69.3 58.5-78.4
Greensboro 137 12 10.9 5.2-21.2 4 3.1 1.0- 9.0 11 6.6 2.8-14.7 110 79.4 68.3-87.3
Southern Regional 129 17 10.5 5.8-18.3 10 6.6 3.3-12.8 18 8.7 5.0-14.6 84 74.2 64.2-82.1
Coastal 71 9 11.8 5.8-22.6 2 3.7 0.9-13.6 6 11.3 5.1-23.1 54 73.2 59.9-83.4
Wake 160 20 12.6 7.6-20.2 10 8.5 3.7-18.5 15 11.7 6.1-21.2 115 67.2 56.3-76.5
Area L 49 10 17.8 8.0-35.0 7 19.1 8.6-37.3 4 7.5 2.0-24.0 28 55.6 38.0-71.9
Eastern 157 20 14.3 6.8-27.3 12 8.3 4.1-16.1 22 11.7 6.9-19.3 103 65.7 53.9-75.8

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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.

**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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