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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room
or urgent care center because of 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 1,153 114 10.2 8.0-12.9 58 5.4 3.8- 7.5 70 6.9 5.2- 9.2 911 77.5 73.9-80.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 28 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 1 7.0 1.0-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 26 90.1 65.6-97.8
Buncombe 35 4 18.9 6.8-42.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 29 77.7 55.1-90.8
Cabarrus 25 4 9.8 3.4-25.3 3 14.8 3.8-43.2 0 0.0 . - . 18 75.4 51.0-90.0
Catawba 14 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
Cumberland 44 3 6.4 1.8-20.4 1 3.2 0.4-19.8 4 10.9 3.7-28.0 36 79.6 60.6-90.8
Davidson 29 4 9.9 3.4-25.7 4 11.1 3.5-30.0 1 3.0 0.4-18.9 20 76.0 56.3-88.6
Durham 22 2 12.7 2.8-41.8 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 1 10.9 1.6-47.8 18 73.4 45.0-90.3
Forsyth 26 2 7.4 1.5-28.9 3 25.4 8.8-54.7 1 2.2 0.3-14.5 20 65.0 39.3-84.2
Gaston 31 5 21.7 7.8-47.5 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 3 6.4 1.9-19.9 22 70.8 46.4-87.2
Guilford 33 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 2 4.9 1.2-18.3 2 9.6 2.3-32.3 27 83.0 63.1-93.3
Iredell 28 3 26.0 5.9-66.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.7 1.3-21.5 23 68.3 33.1-90.3
Johnston 37 4 10.3 3.6-26.2 1 3.9 0.5-23.0 0 0.0 . - . 32 85.8 68.3-94.5
Mecklenburg 48 5 11.3 4.7-24.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.4 2.7-23.1 40 80.3 65.0-90.0
New Hanover 28 2 8.1 2.0-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.8 0.8-31.6 25 86.0 64.0-95.5
Onslow 26 1 4.0 0.5-23.7 2 4.5 1.0-18.5 2 6.4 1.5-23.5 21 85.2 66.5-94.3
Orange 22 1 5.6 0.8-31.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-29.4 20 89.2 65.0-97.3
Pitt 37 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.4 3 10.4 3.1-29.8 32 85.9 67.7-94.6
Randolph 28 4 5.4 1.8-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.0 2.7-30.7 21 84.6 65.3-94.1
Robeson 36 3 9.5 2.9-27.4 2 7.5 1.9-25.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 30 81.9 63.2-92.2
Rowan 29 4 31.9 7.1-74.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 25 68.1 25.9-92.9
Union 26 1 3.7 0.5-22.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.5 2.9-27.3 22 86.7 68.0-95.3
Wake 45 2 6.3 1.5-22.8 2 9.3 2.1-32.5 5 12.2 4.2-30.7 36 72.2 52.5-85.9
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 29 1 2.0 0.3-13.4 3 9.5 2.7-28.5 2 3.9 0.7-18.0 23 84.6 65.7-94.1
Northeast Partnership II*** 45 4 12.5 3.5-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 20.0 8.0-41.6 35 67.5 46.5-83.3
Northeast Partnership I*** 37 5 14.6 5.4-34.1 9 24.6 11.7-44.5 3 5.0 1.4-16.0 20 55.8 35.5-74.3
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 31 4 10.9 3.8-27.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.5 5.0-39.3 23 73.6 51.7-87.9
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 40 3 5.4 1.7-16.2 3 4.9 1.5-15.0 3 7.4 2.3-21.5 31 82.3 67.0-91.4
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 42 2 3.8 0.8-15.7 2 5.6 1.4-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 38 90.6 76.2-96.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 37 5 7.3 2.5-19.8 3 4.2 1.1-14.4 2 10.6 2.3-37.1 27 77.9 55.4-90.9
Chatham/Lee/Moore 37 4 9.8 3.6-24.0 2 2.8 0.7-11.3 3 7.7 2.3-22.7 28 79.7 63.6-89.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 35 5 13.7 4.3-36.0 2 2.0 0.5- 8.2 2 4.5 1.1-16.9 26 79.8 59.0-91.5
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 28 4 11.9 4.3-29.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.4 23 85.0 67.2-94.0
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 25 3 9.6 2.5-30.5 2 18.8 4.9-51.0 1 3.4 0.5-20.9 19 68.2 42.0-86.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 40 6 18.7 6.9-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.7 2.4-26.9 31 72.5 50.8-87.1
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 50 10 16.4 7.5-32.1 7 8.3 2.8-22.1 3 2.9 0.6-12.9 30 72.4 55.6-84.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 90 9 11.7 5.3-24.2 9 9.7 4.7-19.1 10 12.0 5.4-24.3 62 66.6 53.2-77.8
No 1,063 105 10.1 7.8-12.9 49 5.1 3.5- 7.3 60 6.6 4.8- 8.9 849 78.3 74.6-81.5
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 430 35 7.2 4.8-10.6 24 5.5 3.5- 8.5 29 7.8 5.1-11.8 342 79.6 74.3-84.0
Piedmont 593 60 10.9 7.7-15.2 24 5.1 2.9- 8.7 36 7.7 5.1-11.5 473 76.3 70.9-80.9
Western NC 130 19 14.4 8.5-23.6 10 6.3 2.8-13.6 5 2.0 0.6- 6.0 96 77.3 67.3-84.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 85 14 17.2 9.3-29.7 8 6.2 2.3-15.5 4 2.3 0.6- 8.5 59 74.2 61.3-83.9
Northwest 190 22 12.8 7.1-21.8 9 8.6 3.9-17.7 5 1.7 0.7- 4.1 154 77.0 66.9-84.7
Charlotte 163 20 15.7 8.7-26.8 5 1.8 0.6- 5.7 12 8.6 4.2-16.6 126 73.9 62.9-82.6
Greensboro 141 8 2.7 1.3- 5.8 5 3.3 1.2- 8.5 7 6.7 2.7-15.5 121 87.2 78.6-92.7
Southern Regional 133 13 8.3 4.2-15.6 5 3.3 1.2- 9.0 8 6.5 2.8-14.0 107 82.0 72.4-88.7
Coastal 71 3 4.4 1.4-13.3 2 4.0 1.0-14.6 2 3.7 0.9-13.5 64 87.9 76.4-94.3
Wake 164 18 10.4 5.9-17.7 8 6.7 2.5-16.3 11 11.1 5.5-21.2 127 71.8 60.9-80.6
Area L 50 7 14.3 5.6-32.0 4 6.3 2.1-17.6 4 7.8 2.2-23.9 35 71.5 53.8-84.4
Eastern 156 9 4.2 2.1- 8.3 12 7.1 3.6-13.5 17 11.7 6.6-19.8 118 77.0 67.7-84.2

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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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