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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-Eastern NC 399 73 22.2 16.6-29.0 33 6.2 3.8- 9.9 17 4.9 2.3-10.2 276 66.6 59.2-73.3
GENDER
Male 94 18 23.4 13.5-37.3 6 3.9 1.4-10.5 9 8.9 3.3-21.7 61 63.8 48.8-76.5
Female 305 55 21.4 15.7-28.5 27 7.8 4.6-12.9 8 2.1 1.0- 4.4 215 68.7 61.3-75.2
RACE
White 249 38 16.2 10.8-23.7 22 7.8 4.3-13.7 10 5.8 2.1-15.0 179 70.2 60.7-78.2
African American 106 27 37.0 24.3-51.7 9 3.6 1.7- 7.3 6 3.9 1.7- 9.0 64 55.5 41.5-68.8
Other Minorities 43 8 18.2 6.3-42.5 2 4.2 1.0-16.6 1 2.9 0.4-18.7 32 74.7 51.2-89.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 1 5.3 0.6-32.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 94.7 67.1-99.4
Non-Hispanic 388 71 22.4 16.8-29.4 33 6.3 3.9-10.1 17 5.0 2.4-10.4 267 66.2 58.6-73.0
AGE
18-24 12 4 23.3 6.5-56.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.8 1.7-55.3 7 63.9 29.0-88.5
25-34 39 8 18.4 7.9-37.1 2 3.2 0.8-12.6 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 28 76.3 57.6-88.4
35-44 53 10 18.4 8.0-36.7 6 11.9 4.2-29.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 36 68.9 50.9-82.6
45-54 77 18 31.3 18.4-47.9 7 6.8 2.3-18.2 4 3.8 1.1-11.8 48 58.1 42.9-71.9
55-64 91 21 29.4 19.1-42.4 10 8.6 4.2-17.1 5 7.4 3.0-17.0 55 54.5 42.0-66.5
65-74 84 9 13.3 6.6-25.0 7 6.5 3.0-13.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.2 66 78.4 66.7-86.8
75+ 40 3 8.4 2.6-24.4 1 3.0 0.4-18.2 3 8.2 2.5-23.8 33 80.4 63.2-90.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 84 10 18.2 8.2-35.6 11 13.1 5.8-27.0 9 11.5 5.8-21.5 54 57.2 42.4-70.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 132 31 22.2 13.6-34.1 8 4.8 2.1-10.6 4 6.0 1.2-25.4 89 67.0 52.7-78.8
Some Post-H.S. 98 17 23.7 13.0-39.4 8 3.8 1.7- 8.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 71 71.8 56.8-83.2
College Graduate 84 15 24.4 13.3-40.3 6 4.8 1.3-16.4 2 2.3 0.5-10.5 61 68.5 52.5-81.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 91 19 33.4 19.6-50.8 10 7.0 3.5-13.7 5 6.4 2.4-16.4 57 53.1 37.8-67.8
$15,000- 24,999 85 12 14.0 6.9-26.4 10 10.5 4.2-24.1 6 12.2 3.6-34.2 57 63.3 46.0-77.7
$25,000- 34,999 33 5 21.4 6.9-50.1 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 2 4.6 0.9-19.7 24 72.3 46.4-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 50 13 31.4 16.7-51.1 4 4.9 1.7-13.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.4 32 61.6 43.1-77.2
$50,000-74,999 51 11 31.7 16.3-52.5 2 4.9 1.2-18.0 0 0.0 . - . 38 63.3 43.6-79.4
$75,000+ 42 5 12.9 4.7-30.7 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 35 85.3 67.9-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 259 50 25.5 17.9-34.8 29 9.0 5.4-14.9 16 8.1 3.8-16.5 164 57.4 47.3-66.9
No 134 22 17.3 10.1-28.1 4 2.0 0.6- 6.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 107 80.4 69.6-88.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 11 29.1 16.1-46.9 3 5.6 1.5-18.5 3 4.5 1.1-16.1 32 60.7 43.6-75.6
Non-Veteran 349 62 21.4 15.4-28.9 30 6.4 3.8-10.4 14 5.0 2.2-11.2 243 67.2 58.9-74.5

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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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