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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room
or urgent care center because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 639 85 14.7 10.1-20.9 62 11.0 8.1-14.9 34 7.3 4.6-11.4 458 67.0 60.8-72.6
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 18 2 16.5 4.0-48.1 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 0 0.0 . - . 15 81.7 51.3-95.0
Buncombe 16 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.1 1.4-46.7 1 4.5 0.6-26.7 14 85.3 53.9-96.7
Cabarrus 17 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 100 . - .
Catawba 22 6 21.3 8.8-43.0 1 15.0 2.3-57.1 0 0.0 . - . 15 63.7 36.4-84.4
Cumberland 27 4 14.1 4.4-37.2 5 19.6 7.0-44.1 1 3.0 0.4-19.5 17 63.3 37.9-83.0
Davidson 14 1 2.2 0.3-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 97.8 85.0-99.7
Durham 18 3 13.9 3.9-38.7 1 5.7 0.8-31.4 1 4.8 0.7-27.9 13 75.6 50.6-90.4
Forsyth 11 1 1.9 0.2-13.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 16.9 2.5-62.0 9 81.3 38.9-96.7
Gaston 18 2 8.7 1.9-31.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 91.3 68.6-98.1
Guilford 15 4 47.2 20.7-75.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 52.8 24.7-79.3
Iredell 16 4 28.8 10.5-58.3 4 19.3 6.3-46.0 0 0.0 . - . 8 51.9 27.0-75.9
Johnston 15 2 5.8 0.9-28.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 52.2 12.2-89.6 12 41.9 9.7-83.0
Mecklenburg 26 5 18.5 7.1-40.3 4 20.8 6.7-48.8 1 5.8 0.8-31.6 16 54.9 32.6-75.4
New Hanover 14 3 16.5 4.4-46.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 83.5 53.9-95.6
Onslow 18 2 11.7 2.7-38.1 2 23.5 4.4-67.3 3 19.2 5.5-49.3 11 45.7 20.9-72.8
Orange 15 1 7.3 1.0-38.3 1 4.7 0.6-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 87.9 60.5-97.2
Pitt 11 1 9.1 1.2-44.0 2 28.8 7.9-65.5 1 7.3 1.0-38.7 7 54.8 25.2-81.4
Randolph 18 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.8 1.2-43.3 0 0.0 . - . 17 91.2 56.7-98.8
Robeson 20 3 25.3 8.4-55.6 4 13.3 4.3-34.2 1 4.3 0.6-25.7 12 57.0 31.8-79.0
Rowan 16 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.1 5.4-68.5 2 8.6 1.9-31.3 12 65.4 30.0-89.2
Union 12 1 7.0 0.9-37.4 1 16.0 2.3-60.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 77.0 39.3-94.6
Wake 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
Wayne 16 5 30.9 11.7-60.1 3 31.7 10.2-65.4 1 2.9 0.4-19.0 7 34.6 14.5-62.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 221 37 14.8 9.8-21.7 28 13.9 9.0-21.0 16 11.9 6.1-21.8 140 59.4 49.8-68.3
Piedmont 287 34 16.4 9.0-28.0 20 8.2 4.6-14.0 9 5.6 2.6-11.4 224 69.9 59.6-78.5
Western NC 131 14 9.2 4.7-17.1 14 14.2 7.5-25.3 9 3.2 1.6- 6.5 94 73.4 62.5-82.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 83 6 7.2 2.7-17.8 9 8.4 4.0-16.9 4 2.2 0.7- 6.5 64 82.2 71.2-89.6
Northwest 135 21 14.1 7.2-25.7 14 18.4 10.2-31.1 8 4.5 1.6-12.2 92 63.0 50.6-73.9
Charlotte 85 8 9.5 4.3-19.8 5 9.6 3.4-24.6 3 9.8 3.2-26.4 69 71.0 55.7-82.7
Greensboro 72 7 19.0 8.8-36.4 4 4.7 1.5-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 61 76.3 59.6-87.6
Southern Regional 80 14 13.9 7.2-25.2 12 14.2 7.0-26.7 5 6.8 2.4-17.8 49 65.1 50.3-77.4
Coastal 27 6 19.1 8.0-39.0 2 7.4 1.6-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 19 73.5 52.6-87.4
Wake 52 7 23.5 5.9-60.3 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2 2 8.2 1.5-34.5 41 66.0 36.5-86.8
Area L 15 2 9.4 2.2-32.3 4 28.7 10.0-59.4 1 13.7 2.0-55.1 8 48.3 22.7-74.8
Eastern 90 14 16.3 8.2-29.7 10 12.4 5.8-24.4 11 17.5 8.3-33.0 55 53.8 39.6-67.4

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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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