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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 106 17 30.2 16.7-48.3 11 10.4 4.7-21.4 11 7.3 3.6-14.1 10 9.4 4.0-20.5 57 42.7 30.1-56.3
Female 304 46 16.3 11.3-22.9 39 12.2 8.3-17.7 30 6.4 4.1- 9.8 28 9.4 5.6-15.6 161 55.6 48.1-63.0
RACE
White 334 50 20.8 13.7-30.2 37 10.4 7.0-15.3 28 5.6 3.5- 8.8 33 10.7 6.5-17.0 186 52.5 44.5-60.4
African American 55 11 27.3 12.6-49.5 11 16.9 7.2-34.7 11 14.9 7.4-27.8 3 5.4 1.3-19.8 19 35.4 21.3-52.6
Other Minorities 20 2 13.4 2.9-44.3 2 12.8 2.8-43.1 2 2.1 0.5- 8.7 2 6.0 1.1-25.9 12 65.7 38.7-85.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 20.0 2.9-67.6 2 8.3 1.6-34.1 2 18.9 4.3-54.7 5 52.8 19.8-83.5
Non-Hispanic 400 63 22.0 15.5-30.3 49 11.2 7.8-15.8 39 6.6 4.5- 9.7 36 9.0 5.6-14.2 213 51.1 44.0-58.2
AGE
18-24 10 4 57.0 23.7-85.0 1 3.8 0.5-24.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 39.2 13.3-73.0
25-34 36 6 24.7 10.9-46.8 5 11.7 3.9-29.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.0 1.0-35.8 24 56.6 36.8-74.6
35-44 67 12 13.4 7.1-23.7 11 21.8 11.2-38.0 8 11.9 5.6-23.6 4 6.1 1.9-17.7 32 46.9 32.9-61.3
45-54 85 10 13.7 6.2-27.5 13 12.3 6.7-21.6 6 5.4 2.1-13.1 12 13.7 6.5-26.6 44 54.9 41.4-67.7
55-64 100 14 20.2 10.8-34.6 11 7.1 3.3-14.6 13 9.3 5.0-16.7 13 19.0 9.4-34.6 49 44.4 32.0-57.4
65-74 69 15 25.3 14.4-40.6 6 11.3 4.7-24.8 8 10.1 4.7-20.3 5 5.6 2.1-14.0 35 47.7 33.9-61.8
75+ 41 2 1.7 0.4- 6.9 3 4.4 1.3-14.3 5 7.9 2.8-20.3 3 3.1 0.9-10.0 28 82.8 69.1-91.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 7 12.6 3.6-35.8 16 19.7 10.3-34.3 9 5.6 2.6-11.7 16 20.4 10.2-36.6 41 41.7 27.9-57.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 112 20 29.7 15.6-49.2 11 8.9 4.1-18.2 16 8.5 4.6-15.3 8 5.3 2.2-12.0 57 47.6 33.4-62.2
Some Post-H.S. 112 17 18.6 10.5-30.6 14 12.4 6.1-23.6 9 8.1 3.7-16.5 11 10.4 4.4-22.8 61 50.6 38.2-62.9
College Graduate 97 19 20.8 12.2-33.1 9 7.1 3.5-14.1 7 3.9 1.7- 8.5 3 4.0 0.9-16.5 59 64.3 51.9-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 9 9.8 4.3-20.8 12 13.3 6.4-25.8 12 10.4 5.4-19.1 16 23.0 12.0-39.5 34 43.5 30.1-57.9
$15,000- 24,999 87 13 18.6 9.9-32.2 11 14.6 6.7-29.0 11 9.8 4.4-20.5 11 11.5 4.8-25.1 41 45.5 31.2-60.5
$25,000- 34,999 38 8 25.3 9.0-53.7 4 9.7 3.2-26.0 4 8.7 2.8-24.1 2 2.8 0.6-12.0 20 53.4 32.4-73.3
$35,000- 49,999 48 7 9.7 3.9-21.9 8 18.4 6.9-40.5 4 7.0 2.2-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 29 65.0 46.1-80.1
$50,000-74,999 46 10 32.5 16.5-54.0 5 8.6 2.9-22.9 2 2.6 0.6-11.5 1 4.8 0.7-27.0 28 51.5 33.2-69.4
$75,000+ 59 9 26.9 9.7-55.7 4 7.2 2.2-21.3 5 5.0 1.7-14.0 3 6.4 1.6-22.0 38 54.5 33.8-73.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 272 38 15.9 10.7-22.9 42 14.2 9.7-20.4 35 8.9 5.9-13.2 34 15.0 9.6-22.8 123 46.0 38.1-54.1
No 135 24 28.8 16.5-45.2 8 7.8 3.3-17.0 5 2.7 1.0- 7.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5 94 59.9 45.6-72.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 35 3 11.4 2.8-36.8 2 6.0 1.1-27.3 6 17.9 7.3-37.7 2 2.3 0.5- 9.2 22 62.4 41.3-79.6
Non-Veteran 375 60 21.9 15.3-30.5 48 12.1 8.4-17.2 35 5.7 3.8- 8.5 36 10.1 6.4-15.6 196 50.2 42.8-57.6

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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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