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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 28 4 6.4 1.9-19.5 4 7.8 2.3-23.3 0 0.0 . - . 20 85.8 67.1-94.7
Buncombe 31 3 4.9 1.5-15.1 1 3.4 0.5-20.7 2 4.9 1.1-18.6 25 86.8 71.6-94.5
Cabarrus 33 3 8.3 2.4-25.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-11.1 29 90.0 73.9-96.6
Catawba 36 5 18.1 5.7-44.8 5 11.5 4.4-26.6 0 0.0 . - . 26 70.4 47.9-86.0
Cumberland 44 9 29.4 14.3-51.0 3 2.4 0.7- 7.8 5 9.2 3.4-22.5 27 59.0 38.1-77.1
Davidson 29 5 20.5 8.2-42.7 2 3.7 0.8-15.9 3 6.4 1.7-21.2 19 69.3 47.4-85.0
Durham 32 8 22.4 10.3-42.2 2 2.9 0.5-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 22 74.7 54.9-87.8
Forsyth 30 3 6.7 1.8-21.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 1 6.1 0.9-32.8 25 86.1 65.6-95.2
Gaston 33 7 20.8 9.3-40.3 1 6.6 0.9-34.3 2 4.5 0.9-19.9 23 68.0 47.5-83.4
Guilford 18 3 23.3 6.9-55.5 3 7.7 1.8-27.1 1 1.6 0.2-11.1 11 67.4 39.0-86.9
Iredell 30 7 20.0 9.1-38.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.4 22 76.9 58.2-88.8
Johnston 21 4 9.7 2.6-30.4 2 12.0 2.2-45.3 1 39.6 7.9-83.4 14 38.7 12.8-73.1
Mecklenburg 47 8 28.0 13.4-49.4 2 5.1 1.2-18.6 6 6.5 2.6-15.4 31 60.5 41.1-77.0
New Hanover 28 3 14.6 4.5-38.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 23 82.7 60.3-93.8
Onslow 35 3 7.7 2.4-22.3 5 10.7 3.8-26.8 2 3.0 0.7-11.7 25 78.6 61.2-89.5
Orange 26 5 10.6 4.1-24.8 1 6.0 0.8-32.5 0 0.0 . - . 20 83.4 63.7-93.5
Pitt 26 7 19.4 8.1-39.6 2 5.1 1.2-19.4 1 2.6 0.3-16.6 16 72.9 51.9-87.0
Randolph 33 3 9.3 2.6-28.6 3 9.8 2.8-29.4 2 2.2 0.5- 9.0 25 78.6 58.4-90.6
Robeson 34 7 8.5 2.4-26.1 2 6.0 1.1-27.0 2 5.3 0.8-27.3 23 80.2 50.2-94.2
Rowan 28 9 35.0 16.1-60.2 2 7.7 1.7-28.8 1 3.2 0.4-19.8 16 54.2 31.4-75.3
Union 30 3 9.5 2.6-29.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.0 0.4-19.4 26 87.5 67.5-95.9
Wake 24 5 21.6 8.6-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 19 78.4 55.2-91.4
Wayne 29 1 2.5 0.3-16.2 5 16.0 6.0-36.1 0 0.0 . - . 23 81.5 61.4-92.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 399 73 22.2 16.6-29.0 33 6.2 3.8- 9.9 17 4.9 2.3-10.2 276 66.6 59.2-73.3
Piedmont 543 90 18.8 13.7-25.3 32 4.6 3.0- 7.1 20 2.7 1.4- 5.3 401 73.9 67.4-79.4
Western NC 267 25 8.4 5.2-13.3 20 5.4 3.2- 8.8 11 4.2 2.2- 8.0 211 82.0 76.1-86.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 169 18 10.1 5.7-17.2 7 3.6 1.4- 8.6 8 4.0 1.8- 8.8 136 82.4 74.4-88.2
Northwest 266 38 13.8 9.0-20.6 25 7.4 4.2-12.5 9 3.7 1.7- 8.0 194 75.1 67.4-81.4
Charlotte 164 24 19.5 11.8-30.7 4 3.9 1.5-10.1 11 6.4 2.7-14.3 125 70.2 59.0-79.4
Greensboro 124 16 8.1 4.1-15.4 13 6.7 3.5-12.6 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 92 84.6 75.7-90.6
Southern Regional 137 28 26.5 16.6-39.6 9 4.5 2.0-10.0 9 5.3 2.5-10.7 91 63.7 50.4-75.1
Coastal 54 9 23.2 12.1-40.0 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 42 74.4 58.0-85.9
Wake 95 21 26.3 13.4-45.2 4 1.8 0.5- 5.7 1 3.5 0.5-20.9 69 68.4 50.3-82.2
Area L 33 4 17.4 6.1-40.6 4 9.5 2.5-30.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.3 24 71.1 47.5-87.0
Eastern 167 30 19.5 12.4-29.3 17 8.2 4.0-16.0 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6 115 70.5 60.3-79.0

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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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