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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 794 153 19.1 15.6-23.2 99 12.8 9.9-16.5 80 9.7 7.3-12.8 96 12.1 9.3-15.5 366 46.3 41.5-51.1
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 16 5 30.1 11.9-57.9 1 5.0 0.7-28.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.3 2.2-31.7 8 55.7 29.9-78.7
Buncombe 21 7 42.6 20.8-67.7 2 5.3 1.2-20.9 2 8.8 2.1-30.4 3 7.1 2.0-22.0 7 36.2 16.9-61.4
Cabarrus 15 1 6.3 0.9-34.4 2 14.7 3.1-48.1 3 18.5 5.4-47.7 1 3.1 0.4-20.3 8 57.3 29.2-81.4
Catawba 8 2 20.0 4.5-56.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 80.0 43.4-95.5
Cumberland 34 8 40.4 16.5-69.9 3 6.8 1.8-22.7 3 6.7 1.8-22.3 4 12.2 4.0-31.4 16 33.9 16.6-56.9
Davidson 22 4 22.9 8.6-48.5 5 22.1 8.0-47.8 1 2.6 0.4-16.8 5 13.8 5.1-32.1 7 38.6 18.6-63.4
Durham 14 3 28.2 8.7-62.1 1 9.7 1.4-45.7 1 13.1 1.9-54.1 1 4.4 0.6-26.4 8 44.6 20.0-72.1
Forsyth 19 2 9.3 2.0-34.1 5 34.4 14.1-62.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.4 2.6-51.4 10 42.0 19.8-68.0
Gaston 22 3 5.9 1.6-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.3-24.5 4 25.7 8.6-55.8 13 62.2 33.7-84.2
Guilford 26 8 20.5 8.6-41.3 1 5.0 0.7-28.7 2 9.3 1.8-36.4 5 13.9 5.0-33.3 10 51.3 28.3-73.7
Iredell 21 2 8.2 1.8-29.9 3 33.8 8.4-74.0 3 9.5 2.5-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 13 48.6 20.4-77.7
Johnston 28 3 4.4 1.3-13.9 3 9.1 2.6-27.5 3 11.3 3.3-32.3 2 4.8 1.1-18.7 17 70.4 48.8-85.6
Mecklenburg 29 5 17.4 6.6-38.3 4 16.5 6.2-36.9 3 9.4 2.9-26.9 2 9.1 2.3-30.2 15 47.6 29.5-66.3
New Hanover 20 4 19.1 6.7-43.5 1 3.8 0.5-23.2 1 4.6 0.6-26.6 3 15.3 4.3-42.3 11 57.2 33.1-78.3
Onslow 15 4 26.2 8.2-58.3 2 8.8 2.0-31.2 1 3.9 0.5-24.2 3 19.1 5.8-47.6 5 42.0 15.9-73.6
Orange 15 1 5.2 0.7-30.5 1 7.9 1.1-40.5 2 11.1 2.3-39.4 0 0.0 . - . 11 75.7 46.5-91.8
Pitt 26 9 43.4 23.2-66.0 2 4.7 1.0-18.4 5 14.9 5.4-35.3 3 9.9 2.9-28.5 7 27.1 12.5-49.2
Randolph 18 3 25.5 7.6-58.7 5 43.1 17.2-73.4 2 11.4 2.7-37.4 2 4.4 1.0-17.8 6 15.7 5.9-35.5
Robeson 24 8 45.1 23.2-69.0 3 10.3 3.1-29.2 2 5.2 1.1-20.9 3 13.7 3.9-38.0 8 25.8 11.8-47.5
Rowan 20 2 10.6 2.1-39.5 3 5.9 1.4-21.8 4 11.1 3.2-32.1 3 11.7 2.9-37.2 8 60.7 28.0-85.9
Union 17 1 5.6 0.8-31.5 5 28.0 10.3-56.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.7 2.3-32.9 9 56.7 30.1-79.9
Wake 26 4 12.9 4.5-32.0 1 3.0 0.4-19.1 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 5 16.5 6.0-37.8 15 66.1 44.3-82.7
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 19 5 20.1 6.9-46.2 1 11.4 1.7-49.5 3 13.6 4.0-37.4 1 11.7 1.7-50.3 9 43.2 21.0-68.6
Northeast Partnership II*** 37 6 12.9 5.3-28.2 4 15.3 4.5-40.8 8 26.8 12.1-49.3 3 8.2 2.6-23.4 16 36.8 21.2-55.9
Northeast Partnership I*** 29 6 14.8 5.5-34.3 4 9.3 3.2-24.4 6 31.1 12.7-58.2 5 18.9 5.6-47.7 8 25.9 11.3-48.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 21 7 24.1 10.5-46.2 2 7.5 1.8-26.6 3 13.1 3.6-37.5 2 14.3 3.2-45.6 7 41.0 18.9-67.4
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 22 5 25.1 10.6-48.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.8 1.6-24.4 4 20.0 7.5-43.3 11 48.1 27.7-69.2
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 24 4 17.9 4.9-47.8 3 9.5 2.7-27.9 2 8.2 2.0-28.4 3 13.1 4.0-35.5 12 51.4 27.6-74.6
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 23 2 3.9 0.9-15.8 2 4.1 0.9-16.4 2 15.3 2.8-53.1 5 20.2 7.5-44.2 12 56.5 29.0-80.5
Chatham/Lee/Moore 27 4 19.1 7.3-41.2 4 13.6 4.3-35.7 1 5.7 0.8-30.8 5 14.9 5.9-32.6 13 46.8 27.8-66.8
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 29 7 28.1 11.9-53.0 8 39.8 18.0-66.6 1 2.7 0.4-17.3 2 3.4 0.7-15.9 11 26.0 12.6-46.2
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 17 4 26.3 8.2-58.7 4 28.8 9.5-60.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.2 0.3-14.6 8 42.8 19.8-69.4
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 19 2 18.5 4.0-55.2 2 4.2 1.0-16.4 2 9.6 2.3-32.7 4 21.2 7.5-47.5 9 46.4 23.1-71.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 28 6 14.0 5.3-32.0 8 28.3 11.6-54.2 1 2.0 0.3-13.3 2 17.8 4.3-50.8 11 38.0 18.4-62.4
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 43 6 12.3 4.6-28.8 4 3.9 0.9-15.0 8 23.0 10.1-44.2 4 6.0 1.8-18.4 21 54.9 35.4-72.9
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 71 14 16.1 8.7-28.0 8 11.5 4.6-25.9 14 25.8 14.3-42.1 9 16.2 7.2-32.5 26 30.3 19.4-43.9
No 723 139 19.4 15.6-23.8 91 12.9 9.8-16.8 66 8.4 6.1-11.4 87 11.7 8.9-15.3 340 47.6 42.6-52.7
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 298 71 25.6 18.4-34.4 32 9.7 6.2-14.9 35 10.9 7.3-15.9 35 13.1 8.8-18.9 125 40.7 33.5-48.4
Piedmont 400 63 15.2 11.4-20.0 57 16.7 12.0-22.8 32 7.4 4.7-11.5 49 12.3 8.3-17.8 199 48.4 41.7-55.2
Western NC 96 19 19.3 11.6-30.5 10 6.1 2.7-13.1 13 15.0 7.8-27.1 12 9.4 4.5-18.4 42 50.1 37.2-63.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 64 13 20.7 11.1-35.3 6 4.3 1.5-11.9 10 19.1 9.2-35.5 7 6.3 2.5-14.9 28 49.7 34.2-65.2
Northwest 135 21 15.8 9.5-25.1 22 20.4 12.2-32.1 11 4.2 2.1- 8.0 16 11.1 5.5-21.2 65 48.6 37.0-60.2
Charlotte 108 14 12.3 6.5-22.1 20 23.6 13.4-38.2 8 5.5 2.5-11.6 10 14.1 5.9-30.0 56 44.5 32.3-57.3
Greensboro 92 17 16.8 9.4-28.3 11 12.3 6.0-23.7 6 7.1 2.4-19.5 12 9.8 4.7-19.3 46 53.9 39.3-67.8
Southern Regional 96 27 39.2 24.2-56.6 12 9.4 4.6-18.3 6 4.6 1.7-11.8 12 12.4 6.4-22.7 39 34.4 22.9-48.1
Coastal 43 7 11.6 5.1-24.2 4 8.0 2.8-20.8 4 10.3 3.7-25.1 6 14.7 6.2-31.2 22 55.5 37.7-72.0
Wake 113 17 13.6 7.6-23.2 10 6.6 3.1-13.2 12 13.4 6.7-25.2 17 14.4 8.2-24.0 57 51.9 39.8-63.9
Area L 38 10 19.0 9.2-35.3 6 16.7 5.7-39.7 5 13.5 5.3-30.4 4 15.8 5.0-40.4 13 35.0 19.1-55.0
Eastern 105 27 24.5 16.0-35.4 8 7.7 3.0-18.3 18 16.3 9.1-27.3 12 12.7 6.4-23.5 40 39.0 28.3-50.7

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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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