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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-Eastern NC 418 94 21.4 16.1-27.9 51 8.9 6.2-12.6 91 20.8 15.9-26.8 182 48.9 41.3-56.5
GENDER
Male 98 19 17.2 8.5-31.5 10 5.7 2.6-12.1 23 19.6 11.6-31.2 46 57.5 42.6-71.2
Female 320 75 24.3 18.8-30.8 41 11.1 7.6-16.0 68 21.7 16.1-28.5 136 42.9 36.1-49.9
RACE
White 258 58 20.4 14.7-27.5 34 8.0 5.3-12.1 47 20.1 14.0-28.1 119 51.4 41.8-61.0
African American 116 28 20.7 13.1-31.0 16 12.0 6.5-21.1 30 18.8 11.7-28.8 42 48.6 35.4-61.9
Other Minorities 43 8 29.3 8.9-63.6 1 5.5 0.8-30.8 14 30.2 13.6-54.4 20 35.0 17.5-57.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 23.3 5.7-60.4 6 76.7 39.6-94.3
Non-Hispanic 407 93 21.6 16.2-28.2 51 9.1 6.3-12.8 87 20.7 15.8-26.8 176 48.5 40.8-56.3
AGE
18-24 12 3 7.8 2.0-26.1 2 6.4 1.2-28.3 1 7.5 1.0-40.4 6 78.4 49.0-93.2
25-34 40 10 35.3 16.7-59.7 3 6.7 2.0-20.0 9 18.4 8.3-35.9 18 39.7 23.1-59.0
35-44 57 15 19.8 10.8-33.4 7 6.8 2.7-16.3 7 21.4 9.8-40.5 28 52.0 36.4-67.3
45-54 85 22 28.2 17.9-41.5 9 9.4 4.0-20.8 14 13.9 7.2-25.1 40 48.5 35.1-62.1
55-64 93 21 17.9 11.2-27.4 10 8.1 3.7-16.5 28 37.4 25.9-50.5 34 36.6 25.7-49.0
65-74 88 15 16.6 9.7-27.0 14 15.8 9.0-26.2 22 27.6 17.8-40.1 37 40.0 28.8-52.4
75+ 40 7 15.8 7.0-32.1 6 16.0 7.0-32.5 10 19.6 10.3-34.0 17 48.6 31.9-65.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 15 17.2 9.7-28.7 10 7.4 3.6-14.4 29 32.8 21.1-47.0 37 42.6 29.5-56.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 138 32 18.8 11.7-29.0 16 9.6 5.0-17.7 26 14.1 8.1-23.3 64 57.5 43.6-70.2
Some Post-H.S. 104 29 20.8 13.0-31.6 8 6.8 2.6-16.7 26 24.0 14.8-36.5 41 48.4 34.3-62.7
College Graduate 84 18 30.7 15.9-50.9 17 11.9 6.6-20.7 10 16.2 7.2-32.4 39 41.2 27.6-56.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 22 19.2 11.3-30.6 10 8.3 3.3-19.5 29 22.9 13.8-35.5 42 49.6 35.5-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 89 19 27.8 14.1-47.5 13 10.6 5.5-19.6 27 31.2 19.2-46.3 30 30.4 17.9-46.6
$25,000- 34,999 35 5 12.5 4.3-31.5 7 10.0 4.2-22.1 13 42.5 22.6-65.2 10 35.0 17.8-57.1
$35,000- 49,999 51 9 11.2 5.2-22.2 7 11.1 4.9-23.5 5 15.4 5.6-35.8 30 62.3 45.0-77.0
$50,000-74,999 51 18 31.6 18.2-49.0 4 6.0 2.1-15.8 7 11.4 5.1-23.8 22 51.0 33.8-68.0
$75,000+ 42 15 31.6 16.8-51.4 5 5.7 1.7-17.6 4 9.6 3.1-26.2 18 53.1 32.2-73.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 279 56 16.7 11.9-23.0 36 8.9 5.7-13.6 77 28.7 21.4-37.3 110 45.7 35.8-55.9
No 133 36 28.8 18.5-41.9 15 9.0 4.9-16.2 12 7.7 3.7-15.3 70 54.5 42.2-66.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 9 11.8 5.6-23.2 9 16.1 7.1-32.4 9 20.7 10.3-37.1 22 51.4 35.0-67.5
Non-Veteran 368 85 23.0 17.0-30.3 42 8.0 5.4-11.6 81 20.1 15.0-26.5 160 48.9 40.6-57.3

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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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