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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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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  Total
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 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-Eastern NC 298 54 17.6 12.4-24.2 42 13.3 8.8-19.5 25 9.9 5.9-16.2 38 13.6 8.7-20.7 139 45.6 36.7-54.9
GENDER
Male 70 12 14.6 7.1-27.6 8 8.6 3.2-20.9 6 10.7 3.8-26.7 13 20.0 9.5-37.1 31 46.1 28.0-65.4
Female 228 42 19.4 13.4-27.2 34 16.2 10.7-24.0 19 9.4 5.6-15.4 25 9.6 6.1-14.8 108 45.3 37.3-53.6
RACE
White 188 36 17.9 11.6-26.6 20 9.6 5.1-17.3 12 6.4 3.2-12.2 17 11.4 5.6-22.1 103 54.7 42.7-66.1
African American 78 10 11.0 5.3-21.5 18 21.9 12.3-35.7 11 21.3 10.2-39.2 14 12.1 6.5-21.5 25 33.7 22.3-47.3
Other Minorities 32 8 32.1 13.6-58.6 4 14.5 4.0-40.9 2 3.0 0.6-13.5 7 31.3 14.1-56.0 11 19.1 9.1-35.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 7 2 46.1 9.9-86.9 1 5.9 0.7-36.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 48.0 11.8-86.5
Non-Hispanic 288 52 17.1 12.1-23.8 40 13.2 8.7-19.6 25 10.2 6.0-16.7 38 14.0 9.0-21.3 133 45.4 36.3-54.8
AGE
18-24 10 3 9.5 2.3-32.0 2 7.2 1.2-33.6 1 12.1 1.5-54.7 1 15.6 2.1-62.1 3 55.6 19.4-86.7
25-34 24 5 26.4 10.6-52.2 4 15.2 5.1-37.1 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 3 15.8 4.6-42.0 11 40.4 21.7-62.4
35-44 42 11 25.4 12.5-44.8 6 19.4 7.7-40.9 5 8.6 3.1-21.6 6 12.6 5.2-27.3 14 34.1 19.5-52.4
45-54 65 15 21.7 11.8-36.4 9 13.4 6.1-27.0 6 12.7 5.2-28.0 7 6.7 2.8-15.5 28 45.5 31.5-60.2
55-64 72 9 10.1 5.1-19.1 10 12.9 6.3-24.4 8 14.2 6.3-29.1 10 19.4 10.0-34.4 35 43.4 30.5-57.2
65-74 62 10 16.7 8.1-31.5 11 15.3 7.7-28.3 4 8.7 3.1-22.2 9 16.0 8.1-29.1 28 43.2 29.8-57.8
75+ 22 1 3.2 0.4-19.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.5 2.9-36.1 19 85.3 62.1-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 73 10 16.1 7.6-30.8 17 23.8 13.2-39.1 7 8.4 3.7-18.2 16 26.7 16.0-41.2 23 25.0 15.5-37.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 93 18 18.1 9.3-32.4 9 5.6 2.2-13.5 8 10.8 4.6-23.1 11 13.4 4.6-33.1 47 52.0 33.0-70.5
Some Post-H.S. 70 14 14.8 7.3-27.8 9 16.6 7.5-32.9 5 13.5 4.3-34.8 6 8.8 3.4-21.2 36 46.3 31.5-61.9
College Graduate 62 12 21.6 11.1-37.9 7 10.6 3.9-25.6 5 5.5 1.9-15.2 5 5.7 2.0-15.4 33 56.5 40.7-71.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 14 18.9 9.6-33.7 18 21.9 11.6-37.5 9 11.6 4.8-25.2 13 16.8 8.8-29.5 31 30.9 18.4-46.9
$15,000- 24,999 62 7 10.4 3.7-25.7 12 17.5 7.9-34.4 4 6.4 2.2-17.4 14 31.2 15.8-52.4 25 34.4 21.2-50.6
$25,000- 34,999 21 1 1.5 0.2-10.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 4 23.0 7.4-52.8 15 74.6 45.9-91.1
$35,000- 49,999 33 11 45.4 26.0-66.3 2 5.0 1.2-18.7 4 10.5 3.5-27.6 2 5.5 1.3-20.1 14 33.6 17.9-54.0
$50,000-74,999 32 7 11.0 4.4-24.8 2 6.7 1.6-23.8 4 25.2 8.0-56.5 2 2.4 0.5-10.0 17 54.7 31.5-76.0
$75,000+ 29 5 23.2 9.3-47.0 1 0.8 0.1- 6.0 3 16.3 5.1-41.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 19 58.1 36.3-77.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 219 37 15.3 9.8-23.2 34 14.4 8.9-22.4 18 8.8 5.0-15.3 36 18.5 11.6-28.3 94 42.9 31.5-55.0
No 76 15 22.0 12.6-35.5 7 10.2 4.3-22.3 7 12.5 4.5-29.9 2 2.5 0.6-10.3 45 52.8 38.9-66.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 38 5 11.7 4.4-27.5 3 5.0 1.3-17.2 5 16.4 6.1-37.3 6 21.6 9.2-42.9 19 45.3 27.3-64.5
Non-Veteran 260 49 18.5 12.8-26.0 39 14.6 9.6-21.8 20 8.8 4.8-15.7 32 12.3 7.3-20.1 120 45.7 35.8-55.9

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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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