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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Asthma Management

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-Eastern NC 413 137 33.4 27.1-40.3 276 66.6 59.7-72.9
GENDER
Male 98 30 24.9 15.5-37.5 68 75.1 62.5-84.5
Female 315 107 39.3 32.4-46.6 208 60.7 53.4-67.6
RACE
White 253 82 35.4 27.0-44.7 171 64.6 55.3-73.0
African American 116 42 31.7 21.8-43.5 74 68.3 56.5-78.2
Other Minorities 43 13 28.2 12.8-51.3 30 71.8 48.7-87.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 2 14.6 2.9-49.8 7 85.4 50.2-97.1
Non-Hispanic 401 133 33.5 27.1-40.5 268 66.5 59.5-72.9
AGE
18-24 12 5 22.6 6.5-54.9 7 77.4 45.1-93.5
25-34 37 11 27.9 14.0-47.8 26 72.1 52.2-86.0
35-44 57 25 46.6 31.4-62.5 32 53.4 37.5-68.6
45-54 83 31 36.3 24.7-49.7 52 63.7 50.3-75.3
55-64 93 33 33.0 22.9-45.0 60 67.0 55.0-77.1
65-74 87 24 33.9 23.1-46.8 63 66.1 53.2-76.9
75+ 41 5 17.4 7.4-35.8 36 82.6 64.2-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 33 41.5 29.0-55.2 60 58.5 44.8-71.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 134 33 26.5 16.7-39.3 101 73.5 60.7-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 101 38 34.1 22.6-47.7 63 65.9 52.3-77.4
College Graduate 84 32 35.5 22.6-51.0 52 64.5 49.0-77.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 28 33.0 20.6-48.2 72 67.0 51.8-79.4
$15,000- 24,999 90 29 31.1 19.4-45.9 61 68.9 54.1-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 35 12 38.3 19.6-61.2 23 61.7 38.8-80.4
$35,000- 49,999 49 20 47.4 30.7-64.7 29 52.6 35.3-69.3
$50,000-74,999 51 21 39.6 24.1-57.6 30 60.4 42.4-75.9
$75,000+ 41 17 32.7 17.6-52.5 24 67.3 47.5-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 278 88 33.3 25.4-42.2 190 66.7 57.8-74.6
No 133 49 33.8 24.2-45.0 84 66.2 55.0-75.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 13 29.4 16.3-47.2 37 70.6 52.8-83.7
Non-Veteran 362 124 34.3 27.4-41.9 238 65.7 58.1-72.6

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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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