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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,799 1,939 11.7 10.9-12.5 13,860 88.3 87.5-89.1
-Eastern NC 5,293 657 12.1 10.8-13.5 4,636 87.9 86.5-89.2
GENDER
Male 1,918 180 11.1 8.9-13.7 1,738 88.9 86.3-91.1
Female 3,375 477 13.0 11.6-14.6 2,898 87.0 85.4-88.4
RACE
White 3,550 409 11.9 10.2-13.8 3,141 88.1 86.2-89.8
African American 1,223 189 14.9 12.2-18.0 1,034 85.1 82.0-87.8
Other Minorities 490 56 8.0 5.1-12.3 434 92.0 87.7-94.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 16 3.0 1.6- 5.6 211 97.0 94.4-98.4
Non-Hispanic 5,044 637 12.8 11.4-14.4 4,407 87.2 85.6-88.6
AGE
18-24 185 20 13.4 7.9-21.9 165 86.6 78.1-92.1
25-34 529 66 10.7 7.9-14.2 463 89.3 85.8-92.1
35-44 824 92 11.4 9.0-14.4 732 88.6 85.6-91.0
45-54 1,022 135 12.6 10.3-15.4 887 87.4 84.6-89.7
55-64 1,089 140 13.2 10.9-15.8 949 86.8 84.2-89.1
65-74 938 131 12.9 10.6-15.6 807 87.1 84.4-89.4
75+ 669 65 9.9 7.6-12.8 604 90.1 87.2-92.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 842 138 15.1 11.9-19.0 704 84.9 81.0-88.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,645 201 11.6 9.2-14.4 1,444 88.4 85.6-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,424 171 12.7 10.1-15.8 1,253 87.3 84.2-89.9
College Graduate 1,367 145 10.1 8.0-12.5 1,222 89.9 87.5-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 685 132 16.0 12.5-20.2 553 84.0 79.8-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 850 128 16.5 12.8-21.1 722 83.5 78.9-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 593 55 7.7 5.4-10.7 538 92.3 89.3-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 750 88 11.5 8.9-14.8 662 88.5 85.2-91.1
$50,000-74,999 771 85 11.2 8.5-14.5 686 88.8 85.5-91.5
$75,000+ 941 81 9.4 6.6-13.3 860 90.6 86.7-93.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,084 388 19.4 16.8-22.3 1,696 80.6 77.7-83.2
No 3,046 250 8.4 6.9-10.1 2,796 91.6 89.9-93.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 946 88 9.9 7.6-12.8 858 90.1 87.2-92.4
Non-Veteran 4,344 568 12.5 11.0-14.2 3,776 87.5 85.8-89.0

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^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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