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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-Eastern NC 5,284 440 7.9 6.9- 9.1 4,844 92.1 90.9-93.1
GENDER
Male 1,918 102 6.5 4.8- 8.7 1,816 93.5 91.3-95.2
Female 3,366 338 9.3 8.1-10.6 3,028 90.7 89.4-91.9
RACE
White 3,544 269 7.4 6.1- 8.9 3,275 92.6 91.1-93.9
African American 1,221 125 10.0 7.8-12.7 1,096 90.0 87.3-92.2
Other Minorities 489 45 7.0 4.2-11.3 444 93.0 88.7-95.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 10 1.7 0.7- 3.9 217 98.3 96.1-99.3
Non-Hispanic 5,035 427 8.4 7.3- 9.7 4,608 91.6 90.3-92.7
AGE
18-24 185 13 7.3 3.5-14.4 172 92.7 85.6-96.5
25-34 528 40 6.5 4.3- 9.7 488 93.5 90.3-95.7
35-44 824 58 7.4 5.5-10.0 766 92.6 90.0-94.5
45-54 1,021 88 8.7 6.7-11.2 933 91.3 88.8-93.3
55-64 1,085 97 9.6 7.6-12.1 988 90.4 87.9-92.4
65-74 936 94 8.9 7.1-11.2 842 91.1 88.8-92.9
75+ 668 45 7.2 5.2- 9.8 623 92.8 90.2-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 841 102 10.5 8.1-13.5 739 89.5 86.5-91.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,642 144 8.1 6.1-10.7 1,498 91.9 89.3-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,422 108 7.4 5.7- 9.7 1,314 92.6 90.3-94.3
College Graduate 1,365 85 6.5 4.8- 8.8 1,280 93.5 91.2-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 685 108 13.6 10.4-17.7 577 86.4 82.3-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 850 93 11.4 8.4-15.3 757 88.6 84.7-91.6
$25,000- 34,999 591 35 5.1 3.3- 7.8 556 94.9 92.2-96.7
$35,000- 49,999 748 52 7.1 5.0- 9.8 696 92.9 90.2-95.0
$50,000-74,999 771 53 6.5 4.6- 9.2 718 93.5 90.8-95.4
$75,000+ 939 44 5.2 3.5- 7.9 895 94.8 92.1-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,079 294 14.5 12.2-17.2 1,785 85.5 82.8-87.8
No 3,043 135 4.6 3.6- 5.8 2,908 95.4 94.2-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 946 52 5.3 3.8- 7.3 894 94.7 92.7-96.2
Non-Veteran 4,335 387 8.5 7.3- 9.9 3,948 91.5 90.1-92.7

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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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