SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Asthma

Do you still have asthma?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 388 31 12.9 7.0-22.7 357 87.1 77.3-93.0
Buncombe 343 33 7.5 5.0-10.9 310 92.5 89.1-95.0
Cabarrus 368 35 6.5 4.4- 9.5 333 93.5 90.5-95.6
Catawba 447 38 7.2 4.9-10.4 409 92.8 89.6-95.1
Cumberland 474 46 9.6 6.4-14.1 428 90.4 85.9-93.6
Davidson 405 31 7.4 4.7-11.4 374 92.6 88.6-95.3
Durham 394 33 8.7 5.7-13.0 361 91.3 87.0-94.3
Forsyth 409 32 7.2 4.7-10.9 377 92.8 89.1-95.3
Gaston 411 37 8.0 5.5-11.5 374 92.0 88.5-94.5
Guilford 420 24 3.5 2.2- 5.6 396 96.5 94.4-97.8
Iredell 428 35 7.2 4.9-10.3 393 92.8 89.7-95.1
Johnston 469 24 5.4 2.5-11.1 445 94.6 88.9-97.5
Mecklenburg 676 50 7.4 5.2-10.5 626 92.6 89.5-94.8
New Hanover 370 28 6.4 4.0-10.0 342 93.6 90.0-96.0
Onslow 407 38 8.5 5.8-12.4 369 91.5 87.6-94.2
Orange 379 26 6.2 3.9- 9.6 353 93.8 90.4-96.1
Pitt 390 32 8.4 5.3-13.1 358 91.6 86.9-94.7
Randolph 400 36 7.9 5.1-11.8 364 92.1 88.2-94.9
Robeson 396 37 12.2 5.1-26.4 359 87.8 73.6-94.9
Rowan 443 33 6.6 4.2-10.0 410 93.4 90.0-95.8
Union 409 31 7.1 4.1-11.8 378 92.9 88.2-95.9
Wake 583 24 4.1 2.5- 6.7 559 95.9 93.3-97.5
Wayne 446 34 7.1 4.6-10.8 412 92.9 89.2-95.4
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,284 440 7.9 6.9- 9.1 4,844 92.1 90.9-93.1
Piedmont 7,583 586 7.0 6.2- 7.9 6,997 93.0 92.1-93.8
Western NC 2,896 288 9.5 8.2-10.9 2,608 90.5 89.1-91.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,901 180 8.9 7.5-10.6 1,721 91.1 89.4-92.5
Northwest 3,294 292 8.3 7.1- 9.6 3,002 91.7 90.4-92.9
Charlotte 2,095 175 7.6 6.2- 9.3 1,920 92.4 90.7-93.8
Greensboro 1,808 138 7.4 5.6- 9.8 1,670 92.6 90.2-94.4
Southern Regional 1,541 146 9.5 7.4-12.2 1,395 90.5 87.8-92.6
Coastal 772 58 5.6 4.2- 7.6 714 94.4 92.4-95.8
Wake 1,714 99 5.5 4.1- 7.4 1,615 94.5 92.6-95.9
Area L 474 38 8.0 5.1-12.2 436 92.0 87.8-94.9
Eastern 2,164 188 8.0 6.6- 9.7 1,976 92.0 90.3-93.4

Back to Asthma.

*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 09JUN09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook