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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Asthma Management

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 25 6 18.3 4.4-51.8 19 81.7 48.2-95.6
Buncombe 33 7 22.4 10.3-42.0 26 77.6 58.0-89.7
Cabarrus 35 12 39.1 22.0-59.4 23 60.9 40.6-78.0
Catawba 38 9 16.9 8.3-31.3 29 83.1 68.7-91.7
Cumberland 46 22 46.6 27.6-66.6 24 53.4 33.4-72.4
Davidson 30 14 56.0 34.4-75.6 16 44.0 24.4-65.6
Durham 32 12 42.4 23.9-63.2 20 57.6 36.8-76.1
Forsyth 29 10 40.9 20.9-64.4 19 59.1 35.6-79.1
Gaston 35 10 37.8 20.7-58.7 25 62.2 41.3-79.3
Guilford 22 8 36.2 17.0-61.1 14 63.8 38.9-83.0
Iredell 31 9 26.5 13.2-46.0 22 73.5 54.0-86.8
Johnston 22 7 22.6 6.8-53.9 15 77.4 46.1-93.2
Mecklenburg 47 14 24.4 13.5-39.9 33 75.6 60.1-86.5
New Hanover 25 8 26.0 11.3-49.2 17 74.0 50.8-88.7
Onslow 36 7 19.2 8.7-37.3 29 80.8 62.7-91.3
Orange 26 12 41.3 22.3-63.3 14 58.7 36.7-77.7
Pitt 29 10 21.9 10.6-39.8 19 78.1 60.2-89.4
Randolph 35 14 37.1 20.5-57.5 21 62.9 42.5-79.5
Robeson 33 7 17.1 4.2-49.1 26 82.9 50.9-95.8
Rowan 28 9 30.1 14.5-52.2 19 69.9 47.8-85.5
Union 30 14 50.4 28.2-72.4 16 49.6 27.6-71.8
Wake 23 9 45.5 22.2-71.0 14 54.5 29.0-77.8
Wayne 32 14 45.3 25.4-66.8 18 54.7 33.2-74.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 413 137 33.4 27.1-40.3 276 66.6 59.7-72.9
Piedmont 554 190 32.9 27.3-39.0 364 67.1 61.0-72.7
Western NC 277 65 25.0 19.1-32.0 212 75.0 68.0-80.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 176 45 27.8 20.3-36.7 131 72.2 63.3-79.7
Northwest 272 76 30.6 23.3-39.0 196 69.4 61.0-76.7
Charlotte 168 57 33.0 24.4-42.9 111 67.0 57.1-75.6
Greensboro 128 45 28.8 18.5-41.8 83 71.2 58.2-81.5
Southern Regional 139 48 32.9 22.7-44.9 91 67.1 55.1-77.3
Coastal 54 15 26.1 15.1-41.3 39 73.9 58.7-84.9
Wake 95 33 32.8 20.1-48.7 62 67.2 51.3-79.9
Area L 36 13 30.9 15.7-51.8 23 69.1 48.2-84.3
Eastern 176 60 37.9 28.5-48.3 116 62.1 51.7-71.5

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^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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