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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,615 1,768 10.9 10.3-11.7 13,847 89.1 88.3-89.7
-Piedmont NC 8,721 943 10.5 9.7-11.5 7,778 89.5 88.5-90.3
GENDER
Male 3,235 283 9.0 7.6-10.5 2,952 91.0 89.5-92.4
Female 5,486 660 12.1 11.0-13.3 4,826 87.9 86.7-89.0
RACE
White 6,756 727 11.0 10.0-12.1 6,029 89.0 87.9-90.0
African American 1,333 169 11.8 9.9-14.1 1,164 88.2 85.9-90.1
Other Minorities 590 42 5.9 3.7- 9.3 548 94.1 90.7-96.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 487 36 6.2 3.8-10.0 451 93.8 90.0-96.2
Non-Hispanic 8,216 903 11.0 10.1-12.0 7,313 89.0 88.0-89.9
AGE
18-24 340 43 13.1 9.3-18.0 297 86.9 82.0-90.7
25-34 1,058 112 9.9 8.0-12.2 946 90.1 87.8-92.0
35-44 1,572 142 8.9 7.3-10.8 1,430 91.1 89.2-92.7
45-54 1,724 197 11.4 9.7-13.3 1,527 88.6 86.7-90.3
55-64 1,693 198 10.2 8.7-12.0 1,495 89.8 88.0-91.3
65-74 1,276 154 12.1 10.1-14.3 1,122 87.9 85.7-89.9
75+ 987 90 9.3 7.3-11.8 897 90.7 88.2-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,265 190 13.8 11.3-16.9 1,075 86.2 83.1-88.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,529 268 9.5 8.1-11.2 2,261 90.5 88.8-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,110 233 10.6 8.9-12.7 1,877 89.4 87.3-91.1
College Graduate 2,791 249 9.9 8.5-11.5 2,542 90.1 88.5-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 889 145 15.9 12.6-19.8 744 84.1 80.2-87.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,372 170 11.4 9.4-13.7 1,202 88.6 86.3-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 964 96 10.1 7.9-12.9 868 89.9 87.1-92.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,190 111 8.6 6.8-11.0 1,079 91.4 89.0-93.2
$50,000-74,999 1,120 110 10.3 8.1-13.2 1,010 89.7 86.8-91.9
$75,000+ 1,885 148 8.5 6.9-10.3 1,737 91.5 89.7-93.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,970 483 16.2 14.4-18.1 2,487 83.8 81.9-85.6
No 5,480 425 8.0 7.0- 9.1 5,055 92.0 90.9-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,143 95 7.8 6.1- 9.9 1,048 92.2 90.1-93.9
Non-Veteran 7,561 847 10.9 10.0-11.9 6,714 89.1 88.1-90.0

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^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, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, 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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