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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 30 18 41.7 17.3-71.1 12 58.3 28.9-82.7
Buncombe 33 16 43.2 26.0-62.3 17 56.8 37.7-74.0
Cabarrus 35 17 48.3 30.0-67.0 18 51.7 33.0-70.0
Catawba 38 22 67.1 49.4-81.0 16 32.9 19.0-50.6
Cumberland 46 27 70.4 52.3-83.8 19 29.6 16.2-47.7
Davidson 30 15 49.8 28.3-71.4 15 50.2 28.6-71.7
Durham 33 18 48.7 29.0-68.8 15 51.3 31.2-71.0
Forsyth 30 11 36.6 19.1-58.6 19 63.4 41.4-80.9
Gaston 36 18 52.7 34.1-70.6 18 47.3 29.4-65.9
Guilford 23 16 70.7 45.8-87.3 7 29.3 12.7-54.2
Iredell 33 16 43.7 26.5-62.4 17 56.3 37.6-73.5
Johnston 24 15 70.3 38.9-89.8 9 29.7 10.2-61.1
Mecklenburg 49 26 46.3 29.6-63.9 23 53.7 36.1-70.4
New Hanover 28 14 54.6 32.3-75.1 14 45.4 24.9-67.7
Onslow 35 18 51.1 31.5-70.3 17 48.9 29.7-68.5
Orange 26 15 48.1 27.0-69.8 11 51.9 30.2-73.0
Pitt 30 12 28.8 14.8-48.4 18 71.2 51.6-85.2
Randolph 36 19 55.7 35.2-74.4 17 44.3 25.6-64.8
Robeson 35 20 30.8 9.3-65.8 15 69.2 34.2-90.7
Rowan 30 16 55.8 33.7-75.8 14 44.2 24.2-66.3
Union 31 12 28.8 13.3-51.5 19 71.2 48.5-86.7
Wake 24 8 24.9 11.0-47.1 16 75.1 52.9-89.0
Wayne 33 16 56.9 35.1-76.3 17 43.1 23.7-64.9
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 424 224 56.1 48.4-63.5 200 43.9 36.5-51.6
Piedmont 573 290 46.5 40.3-52.9 283 53.5 47.1-59.7
Western NC 279 132 48.0 40.6-55.5 147 52.0 44.5-59.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 175 84 51.9 42.7-61.0 91 48.1 39.0-57.3
Northwest 280 136 47.6 39.7-55.6 144 52.4 44.4-60.3
Charlotte 173 85 47.7 37.6-58.0 88 52.3 42.0-62.4
Greensboro 135 74 42.0 29.3-56.0 61 58.0 44.0-70.7
Southern Regional 142 80 53.6 39.7-66.9 62 46.4 33.1-60.3
Coastal 57 28 52.0 37.1-66.6 29 48.0 33.4-62.9
Wake 99 52 49.3 34.3-64.5 47 50.7 35.5-65.7
Area L 36 15 42.8 22.9-65.4 21 57.2 34.6-77.1
Eastern 179 92 58.8 49.3-67.6 87 41.2 32.4-50.7

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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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