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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Adult Asthma History

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 20 2 20.0 3.6-62.8 5 22.6 8.0-49.4 2 9.6 2.1-34.7 1 3.6 0.5-22.5 10 44.2 21.3-69.8
Buncombe 23 4 14.3 4.6-36.4 3 9.3 2.6-27.9 3 11.3 3.0-34.1 1 2.0 0.3-13.3 12 63.1 40.2-81.4
Cabarrus 24 4 10.3 3.6-26.1 3 8.8 2.7-25.4 1 2.3 0.3-15.0 1 5.1 0.7-28.7 15 73.5 53.1-87.2
Catawba 28 1 2.1 0.3-14.1 6 33.2 14.3-59.8 7 19.3 8.4-38.3 3 11.2 3.2-32.5 11 34.1 17.8-55.4
Cumberland 33 2 11.3 2.7-36.3 5 12.2 3.8-32.6 2 4.9 1.1-19.8 6 15.9 6.7-33.3 18 55.7 35.6-74.1
Davidson 23 2 8.1 1.6-32.2 7 37.2 18.1-61.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.4 3 13.9 3.9-38.9 10 39.3 20.2-62.4
Durham 23 3 8.0 1.9-28.2 2 5.4 1.2-21.0 3 16.8 5.3-42.3 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 14 68.0 44.1-85.1
Forsyth 21 3 17.9 5.2-46.6 2 5.1 1.0-23.4 2 9.7 1.8-38.5 1 8.4 1.2-41.2 13 58.9 33.8-80.0
Gaston 30 4 14.5 5.2-34.7 4 19.0 6.6-43.5 2 7.3 1.6-27.4 5 10.6 3.9-25.9 15 48.6 28.8-68.8
Guilford 19 3 13.3 3.6-38.4 2 11.7 2.8-37.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.8 0.4-18.3 13 72.2 46.7-88.5
Iredell 24 2 9.7 2.3-32.7 3 10.3 3.1-29.4 4 14.8 5.1-35.6 2 10.4 2.6-33.7 13 54.8 33.1-74.8
Johnston 18 3 6.4 1.5-24.0 1 1.1 0.1- 8.9 1 2.9 0.3-21.1 3 52.5 15.6-86.9 10 37.1 10.6-74.5
Mecklenburg 38 9 39.5 20.8-61.8 5 14.6 4.9-36.1 4 6.2 2.0-17.6 2 3.5 0.7-15.2 18 36.3 20.4-55.8
New Hanover 18 4 23.7 7.1-55.9 2 5.8 1.2-23.9 1 2.2 0.3-15.0 0 0.0 . - . 11 68.3 38.7-88.0
Onslow 27 5 11.7 4.1-29.2 2 5.3 1.1-21.9 2 11.9 2.4-42.3 5 34.2 13.5-63.4 13 36.9 18.5-59.9
Orange 19 2 13.0 2.7-45.1 2 18.3 4.6-50.8 2 5.5 1.3-21.2 1 3.3 0.4-20.7 12 59.9 33.3-81.7
Pitt 18 4 18.9 6.6-43.1 3 21.4 6.9-49.9 2 12.5 2.9-40.4 2 10.1 2.5-33.3 7 37.1 17.8-61.6
Randolph 26 5 21.0 7.1-47.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6 3 7.0 1.8-23.6 3 4.7 1.4-15.2 14 65.9 41.2-84.1
Robeson 28 6 8.7 2.3-27.8 5 8.6 1.9-30.9 1 0.7 0.1- 6.1 5 10.3 2.3-35.3 11 71.8 35.3-92.2
Rowan 25 4 22.4 6.2-55.5 2 4.6 1.1-17.7 3 12.4 3.6-34.8 5 12.7 4.8-29.5 11 47.9 25.2-71.4
Union 22 2 4.3 0.9-17.6 2 8.2 1.5-35.1 3 14.2 4.0-39.7 1 4.5 0.6-26.5 14 68.8 42.9-86.6
Wake 11 2 12.1 2.8-39.8 2 19.0 3.9-57.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 69.0 35.9-89.8
Wayne 19 4 29.6 9.9-61.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.7 1.6-35.4 4 17.7 5.2-45.9 9 44.0 19.1-72.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 298 54 17.6 12.4-24.2 42 13.3 8.8-19.5 25 9.9 5.9-16.2 38 13.6 8.7-20.7 139 45.6 36.7-54.9
Piedmont 410 63 21.1 14.8-29.1 50 11.6 8.1-16.4 41 6.7 4.6- 9.7 38 9.4 6.0-14.5 218 51.2 44.2-58.2
Western NC 187 39 22.4 15.7-30.8 19 11.8 7.1-18.9 18 7.1 4.0-12.3 19 8.7 5.0-14.9 92 49.9 41.0-58.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 113 24 20.4 12.9-30.6 11 9.9 5.1-18.4 8 7.4 3.3-16.1 10 8.0 3.5-17.4 60 54.3 43.0-65.2
Northwest 207 29 18.0 11.7-26.7 28 13.3 8.6-19.9 27 8.1 5.0-13.0 24 11.7 6.5-20.1 99 48.9 39.8-58.1
Charlotte 128 21 22.8 13.0-36.8 15 13.6 7.0-24.6 12 6.8 3.6-12.6 13 12.0 5.8-23.3 67 44.8 33.5-56.6
Greensboro 95 15 27.7 11.7-52.5 10 9.4 4.5-18.7 9 5.4 2.4-11.5 6 2.6 1.0- 6.4 55 54.9 36.9-71.7
Southern Regional 104 20 20.9 12.0-33.9 16 10.1 5.1-19.0 6 7.6 2.3-22.1 16 13.4 7.3-23.1 46 48.0 32.1-64.2
Coastal 41 6 13.9 5.4-31.6 9 22.2 10.8-40.2 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 4 11.0 3.4-30.3 21 52.0 34.5-69.1
Wake 64 14 15.7 7.5-30.0 5 7.6 2.2-22.8 4 5.9 2.0-16.3 5 12.3 3.7-33.6 36 58.5 41.6-73.6
Area L 26 3 9.0 2.5-27.8 5 21.3 7.9-46.0 4 22.7 8.3-48.8 3 9.8 2.4-32.5 11 37.3 19.2-59.7
Eastern 117 24 21.4 12.8-33.6 12 13.1 5.8-26.8 13 11.4 6.2-20.1 14 11.9 6.2-21.5 54 42.2 30.5-54.9

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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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