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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-Piedmont NC 573 290 46.5 40.3-52.9 283 53.5 47.1-59.7
GENDER
Male 147 70 39.0 28.7-50.4 77 61.0 49.6-71.3
Female 426 220 50.2 42.8-57.6 206 49.8 42.4-57.2
RACE
White 464 235 47.2 40.6-53.9 229 52.8 46.1-59.4
African American 81 39 38.5 25.1-53.9 42 61.5 46.1-74.9
Other Minorities 27 15 54.4 28.5-78.0 12 45.6 22.0-71.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 8 48.6 21.8-76.3 8 51.4 23.7-78.2
Non-Hispanic 556 282 46.5 40.1-53.0 274 53.5 47.0-59.9
AGE
18-24 16 4 24.7 6.8-59.6 12 75.3 40.4-93.2
25-34 52 25 40.2 25.9-56.3 27 59.8 43.7-74.1
35-44 93 58 57.4 44.6-69.3 35 42.6 30.7-55.4
45-54 115 55 47.3 35.8-59.0 60 52.7 41.0-64.2
55-64 131 80 65.2 53.5-75.2 51 34.8 24.8-46.5
65-74 97 45 49.0 37.1-61.0 52 51.0 39.0-62.9
75+ 67 22 25.4 15.4-39.0 45 74.6 61.0-84.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 53 46.4 33.5-59.7 68 53.6 40.3-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 162 72 38.6 26.3-52.6 90 61.4 47.4-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 152 92 58.5 47.4-68.8 60 41.5 31.2-52.6
College Graduate 138 73 44.3 34.0-55.1 65 55.7 44.9-66.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 109 57 56.1 39.4-71.6 52 43.9 28.4-60.6
$15,000- 24,999 118 58 49.2 36.7-61.9 60 50.8 38.1-63.3
$25,000- 34,999 54 32 48.7 31.8-65.9 22 51.3 34.1-68.2
$35,000- 49,999 68 31 49.6 34.8-64.4 37 50.4 35.6-65.2
$50,000-74,999 64 41 59.7 43.4-74.1 23 40.3 25.9-56.6
$75,000+ 91 44 37.9 25.3-52.3 47 62.1 47.7-74.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 204 60.7 52.8-68.0 146 39.3 32.0-47.2
No 218 83 30.1 22.7-38.7 135 69.9 61.3-77.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 22 34.2 20.1-51.7 29 65.8 48.3-79.9
Non-Veteran 522 268 47.7 41.1-54.5 254 52.3 45.5-58.9

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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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