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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 see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for 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 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 28 9 23.6 8.2-51.8 3 5.2 1.2-20.7 4 5.7 1.7-17.6 12 65.4 36.4-86.2
Buncombe 33 9 32.1 16.4-53.2 2 2.9 0.7-11.3 6 15.3 6.4-32.4 16 49.6 30.9-68.4
Cabarrus 35 11 31.0 16.2-51.1 4 10.8 3.8-26.9 3 7.7 2.2-23.5 17 50.5 32.0-68.8
Catawba 38 11 30.1 15.4-50.4 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 10 19.0 9.4-34.7 16 48.9 30.5-67.6
Cumberland 45 10 29.8 12.1-56.9 5 10.1 3.6-25.3 12 28.3 14.0-49.0 18 31.7 17.4-50.6
Davidson 30 9 42.0 21.1-66.2 2 5.6 1.3-20.8 7 18.5 7.8-37.7 12 33.9 17.3-55.7
Durham 32 8 20.9 9.4-40.3 5 12.4 4.4-30.2 2 5.9 0.9-29.6 17 60.8 40.1-78.2
Forsyth 29 5 18.0 6.5-41.2 5 21.2 8.5-43.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7 17 58.9 36.7-78.0
Gaston 34 10 34.1 18.3-54.6 3 4.3 1.3-13.6 2 6.6 1.6-23.1 19 55.0 35.7-72.9
Guilford 22 8 43.9 22.1-68.3 2 12.0 2.8-39.1 4 8.7 2.8-24.4 8 35.4 16.4-60.3
Iredell 32 12 33.8 18.9-52.7 3 3.8 1.1-11.8 6 16.0 6.7-33.4 11 46.5 28.1-66.0
Johnston 24 6 14.5 4.5-38.0 1 3.3 0.4-22.1 2 6.9 1.4-27.6 15 75.3 46.8-91.4
Mecklenburg 49 12 30.5 15.9-50.6 13 21.2 10.8-37.6 6 10.3 4.2-23.2 18 37.9 22.1-56.8
New Hanover 27 5 18.3 6.4-42.2 7 21.8 8.5-45.5 4 19.3 6.1-46.8 11 40.6 21.2-63.4
Onslow 37 11 25.7 13.4-43.5 5 6.9 2.6-16.9 4 9.5 2.9-27.3 17 57.9 38.9-74.8
Orange 26 11 50.6 29.0-72.0 3 7.4 2.3-21.6 2 8.6 1.7-33.5 10 33.4 16.6-55.7
Pitt 29 7 29.6 11.7-57.0 3 6.7 1.7-22.9 5 14.4 5.6-32.1 14 49.4 28.0-71.0
Randolph 36 13 40.2 21.3-62.6 2 6.9 1.6-26.1 8 12.0 5.4-24.5 13 40.8 22.7-61.9
Robeson 34 10 17.7 4.8-48.2 2 2.7 0.5-14.1 11 17.0 4.9-44.8 11 62.5 25.0-89.3
Rowan 30 5 13.2 4.8-31.4 5 20.0 5.9-49.8 5 13.0 5.1-29.4 15 53.8 32.0-74.2
Union 31 6 10.9 4.0-26.3 2 6.4 1.3-25.8 6 11.7 3.8-30.8 17 70.9 48.1-86.5
Wake 24 11 54.1 30.4-76.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.8 3.8-35.2 9 33.1 15.8-56.6
Wayne 33 7 28.3 12.5-52.0 4 12.0 4.1-30.2 4 6.6 2.3-17.8 18 53.2 32.1-73.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 418 94 21.4 16.1-27.9 51 8.9 6.2-12.6 91 20.8 15.9-26.8 182 48.9 41.3-56.5
Piedmont 563 160 32.0 26.1-38.7 71 12.5 9.2-16.7 87 10.7 8.0-14.2 245 44.8 38.5-51.3
Western NC 276 72 31.5 24.7-39.2 38 12.6 8.5-18.1 42 11.7 8.1-16.5 124 44.2 36.9-51.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 177 38 25.6 18.2-34.8 28 13.5 8.8-20.3 26 13.1 8.3-20.0 85 47.8 38.7-57.0
Northwest 273 80 30.5 23.7-38.4 29 12.6 7.9-19.5 46 9.4 6.7-13.0 118 47.5 39.4-55.7
Charlotte 170 39 22.4 14.6-32.8 28 19.9 12.5-30.1 24 12.7 7.8-20.0 79 45.0 34.9-55.6
Greensboro 131 47 47.3 32.5-62.6 12 6.1 3.0-12.3 24 12.6 6.9-21.8 48 34.0 21.4-49.3
Southern Regional 140 33 25.6 15.6-38.9 16 9.7 5.0-17.8 32 17.9 11.1-27.5 59 46.9 33.5-60.8
Coastal 56 15 26.4 15.6-41.1 11 14.3 6.9-27.2 10 21.8 11.1-38.4 20 37.5 24.1-53.2
Wake 98 30 35.1 21.9-51.1 10 5.4 2.6-11.1 10 8.7 3.8-18.5 48 50.8 35.6-65.9
Area L 35 6 10.5 4.0-24.9 2 9.4 2.2-32.4 11 22.6 10.1-43.1 16 57.5 34.7-77.4
Eastern 177 38 20.8 14.3-29.3 24 10.1 6.2-15.9 37 21.8 14.3-31.9 78 47.3 37.6-57.2

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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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