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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-Eastern NC 424 224 56.1 48.4-63.5 200 43.9 36.5-51.6
GENDER
Male 98 47 52.8 37.4-67.7 51 47.2 32.3-62.6
Female 326 177 58.3 51.4-64.9 149 41.7 35.1-48.6
RACE
White 261 142 56.2 46.1-65.8 119 43.8 34.2-53.9
African American 118 57 48.3 35.5-61.3 61 51.7 38.7-64.5
Other Minorities 44 25 77.0 58.8-88.7 19 23.0 11.3-41.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 5 63.6 27.3-89.1 5 36.4 10.9-72.7
Non-Hispanic 411 218 56.0 48.2-63.5 193 44.0 36.5-51.8
AGE
18-24 12 7 48.2 16.8-81.1 5 51.8 18.9-83.2
25-34 40 25 65.9 46.6-81.1 15 34.1 18.9-53.4
35-44 57 32 63.0 47.7-76.1 25 37.0 23.9-52.3
45-54 84 50 56.2 42.1-69.4 34 43.8 30.6-57.9
55-64 93 55 63.4 51.1-74.1 38 36.6 25.9-48.9
65-74 92 42 46.0 34.5-57.9 50 54.0 42.1-65.5
75+ 43 12 26.3 14.5-42.7 31 73.7 57.3-85.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 52 56.1 42.7-68.8 44 43.9 31.2-57.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 141 68 48.4 34.3-62.7 73 51.6 37.3-65.7
Some Post-H.S. 102 57 59.3 44.1-72.9 45 40.7 27.1-55.9
College Graduate 84 47 65.3 50.9-77.3 37 34.7 22.7-49.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 61 65.6 51.2-77.6 44 34.4 22.4-48.8
$15,000- 24,999 91 49 56.9 41.8-70.8 42 43.1 29.2-58.2
$25,000- 34,999 34 18 59.4 38.2-77.6 16 40.6 22.4-61.8
$35,000- 49,999 50 26 57.4 40.5-72.7 24 42.6 27.3-59.5
$50,000-74,999 52 30 68.1 51.9-80.8 22 31.9 19.2-48.1
$75,000+ 42 20 45.4 26.0-66.3 22 54.6 33.7-74.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 286 169 61.7 51.4-71.1 117 38.3 28.9-48.6
No 132 51 46.2 34.3-58.6 81 53.8 41.4-65.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 24 59.8 43.7-74.1 25 40.2 25.9-56.3
Non-Veteran 374 199 55.2 46.7-63.3 175 44.8 36.7-53.3

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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