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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 see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for 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 1,125 290 26.4 23.0-30.0 125 10.7 8.5-13.3 227 16.6 14.1-19.6 483 46.3 42.2-50.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 28 5 14.1 5.3-32.5 4 13.5 4.5-33.9 5 16.7 6.4-37.1 14 55.7 35.3-74.3
Buncombe 34 10 30.4 15.8-50.4 3 12.7 3.5-37.3 5 8.2 3.1-19.7 16 48.7 30.4-67.3
Cabarrus 25 6 23.2 9.0-48.0 3 8.1 2.4-24.1 5 14.7 5.3-34.6 11 54.0 31.6-74.9
Catawba 14 7 49.2 17.9-81.2 1 3.7 0.5-24.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 47.1 16.0-80.6
Cumberland 44 11 23.7 11.4-42.7 4 6.4 2.1-17.8 10 19.2 8.5-37.7 19 50.7 28.5-72.6
Davidson 29 9 40.2 20.9-63.1 2 5.9 1.4-21.7 8 15.8 6.5-33.5 10 38.1 20.1-60.0
Durham 22 10 52.7 30.3-74.0 1 6.8 1.0-35.6 2 5.1 1.2-19.3 9 35.4 17.6-58.5
Forsyth 25 6 27.0 11.3-51.7 8 40.3 19.5-65.3 3 5.1 1.5-16.1 8 27.6 12.3-50.9
Gaston 27 6 17.5 6.1-41.0 5 18.1 5.8-44.2 5 13.5 4.4-34.6 11 50.9 25.7-75.6
Guilford 32 8 33.2 14.6-59.1 1 1.9 0.3-12.6 5 14.2 5.1-33.8 18 50.7 29.8-71.4
Iredell 27 4 32.2 9.7-67.7 3 7.1 2.0-22.6 4 8.8 2.9-24.0 16 51.9 25.8-77.0
Johnston 36 12 41.7 22.5-63.8 4 10.6 3.6-27.4 4 8.7 3.0-22.7 16 39.0 21.2-60.3
Mecklenburg 48 19 42.2 28.0-57.7 3 7.6 2.3-22.4 8 14.5 7.0-27.8 18 35.7 22.8-51.1
New Hanover 26 9 33.3 16.8-55.1 2 6.3 1.5-22.4 5 23.6 9.6-47.3 10 36.9 18.5-60.1
Onslow 24 2 11.6 2.6-39.4 2 6.2 1.5-22.5 5 12.5 4.7-29.3 15 69.8 46.5-86.0
Orange 21 6 23.4 9.7-46.3 2 15.8 3.3-51.0 1 3.5 0.5-21.6 12 57.3 32.4-79.0
Pitt 37 15 40.0 23.3-59.3 5 11.0 4.2-25.9 4 8.6 2.9-22.8 13 40.4 22.6-61.1
Randolph 27 5 11.6 4.0-29.1 7 34.8 13.5-64.5 3 8.6 2.1-29.5 12 45.0 22.2-70.2
Robeson 36 6 15.6 6.2-33.8 4 10.2 3.5-26.1 12 27.8 15.0-45.7 14 46.5 28.3-65.7
Rowan 29 4 11.5 3.2-33.7 4 5.2 1.6-15.8 8 17.4 6.5-39.1 13 65.8 38.9-85.3
Union 25 4 21.8 7.6-48.8 6 13.8 5.4-30.8 2 8.0 2.0-27.7 13 56.3 33.8-76.5
Wake 43 12 25.0 13.8-41.1 4 8.4 2.4-25.4 7 20.4 8.5-41.4 20 46.2 30.0-63.2
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 29 9 22.5 10.2-42.7 3 10.3 2.8-31.4 4 11.8 3.2-34.9 13 55.4 32.4-76.4
Northeast Partnership II*** 44 16 36.5 21.3-55.0 5 9.5 3.7-22.2 9 19.0 9.5-34.2 14 35.0 19.5-54.5
Northeast Partnership I*** 37 5 11.5 4.0-28.6 6 29.3 12.5-54.5 19 39.4 22.5-59.3 7 19.8 7.6-42.6
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 28 6 22.2 8.5-46.7 5 19.5 7.5-41.8 6 15.5 6.3-33.3 11 42.9 22.3-66.3
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 39 10 20.6 10.3-36.8 3 6.4 1.9-19.9 7 15.1 6.7-30.4 19 57.9 38.6-75.0
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 42 11 30.3 15.0-51.9 2 5.0 1.2-18.3 10 23.1 11.9-39.9 19 41.6 25.4-59.8
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 36 11 19.3 7.5-41.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 4 9.0 3.0-24.5 20 70.5 47.6-86.3
Chatham/Lee/Moore 35 9 26.6 13.7-45.2 5 8.5 3.2-20.9 8 19.9 9.3-37.6 13 45.0 27.8-63.5
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 35 5 15.1 4.9-37.8 3 6.9 1.9-22.3 12 18.2 8.9-33.6 15 59.9 38.7-77.9
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 27 5 15.2 6.1-33.1 2 5.9 1.3-22.8 8 27.4 12.0-51.1 12 51.5 30.5-71.9
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 25 6 24.1 10.3-46.9 3 19.2 5.4-49.8 5 14.0 4.7-35.2 11 42.6 23.0-64.9
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 39 10 34.9 17.7-57.2 3 8.7 2.5-25.8 12 22.8 11.6-39.8 14 33.7 18.0-54.0
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 50 11 16.2 7.9-30.5 6 12.2 5.0-26.8 12 24.6 12.3-43.1 21 47.0 30.0-64.6
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP***
Yes 89 22 23.1 14.3-35.2 11 16.2 8.0-29.9 31 29.4 19.5-41.7 25 31.2 20.2-44.9
No 1,036 268 26.6 23.1-30.5 114 10.3 8.1-13.0 196 15.7 13.1-18.7 458 47.4 43.1-51.7
NC REGIONS**
Eastern NC 421 112 25.8 20.8-31.6 45 9.6 6.8-13.5 95 18.5 14.5-23.3 169 46.0 39.1-53.1
Piedmont 576 147 28.3 23.4-33.8 65 10.5 7.5-14.5 107 15.5 12.1-19.8 257 45.6 40.1-51.3
Western NC 128 31 20.4 13.6-29.5 15 13.8 7.8-23.2 25 16.5 9.9-26.3 57 49.2 38.2-60.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)
Mountain AHEC*** 84 21 20.9 12.7-32.3 9 12.4 6.0-23.9 17 19.2 10.4-32.7 37 47.5 34.4-61.1
Northwest 187 45 26.2 18.8-35.3 24 15.3 9.0-24.8 36 12.4 7.9-18.9 82 46.1 36.4-56.0
Charlotte 158 41 32.7 22.8-44.5 20 9.8 5.5-16.7 33 18.9 12.5-27.4 64 38.7 29.2-49.1
Greensboro 136 29 20.9 11.8-34.4 17 10.8 5.5-19.9 19 11.4 6.4-19.6 71 56.9 44.6-68.4
Southern Regional 131 29 23.6 15.6-34.2 12 6.3 3.2-11.9 34 17.6 11.2-26.6 56 52.5 40.0-64.6
Coastal 69 19 30.9 18.3-47.0 4 5.5 1.9-14.4 16 25.4 15.5-38.9 30 38.2 26.1-52.0
Wake 159 50 30.5 22.0-40.5 13 8.5 4.1-16.8 27 16.8 10.0-27.0 69 44.2 33.6-55.3
Area L 47 11 25.5 12.8-44.3 10 21.7 10.5-39.4 11 18.1 9.2-32.5 15 34.7 19.4-54.1
Eastern 154 45 24.1 17.0-32.9 16 9.3 5.2-16.3 34 17.4 11.4-25.6 59 49.2 37.8-60.6

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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.

**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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