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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Asthma

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  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
-Piedmont NC 7,583 586 7.0 6.2- 7.9 6,997 93.0 92.1-93.8
GENDER
Male 2,902 151 4.7 3.7- 6.0 2,751 95.3 94.0-96.3
Female 4,681 435 9.1 7.9-10.4 4,246 90.9 89.6-92.1
RACE
White 6,010 474 7.3 6.4- 8.3 5,536 92.7 91.7-93.6
African American 1,086 82 6.5 4.7- 9.0 1,004 93.5 91.0-95.3
Other Minorities 464 28 6.1 3.5-10.4 436 93.9 89.6-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 17 3.1 1.7- 5.7 333 96.9 94.3-98.3
Non-Hispanic 7,215 567 7.4 6.5- 8.3 6,648 92.6 91.7-93.5
AGE
18-24 213 16 8.0 4.4-13.9 197 92.0 86.1-95.6
25-34 756 52 5.9 4.3- 8.2 704 94.1 91.8-95.7
35-44 1,253 94 6.7 5.2- 8.5 1,159 93.3 91.5-94.8
45-54 1,527 121 7.1 5.6- 8.8 1,406 92.9 91.2-94.4
55-64 1,593 134 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,459 92.0 90.1-93.6
65-74 1,231 99 7.1 5.6- 8.9 1,132 92.9 91.1-94.4
75+ 947 68 6.8 5.1- 9.2 879 93.2 90.8-94.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 964 124 8.9 6.8-11.6 840 91.1 88.4-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,107 168 8.1 6.2-10.5 1,939 91.9 89.5-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,927 156 7.3 5.9- 9.0 1,771 92.7 91.0-94.1
College Graduate 2,566 138 5.1 4.1- 6.3 2,428 94.9 93.7-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 706 112 14.0 10.0-19.3 594 86.0 80.7-90.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,165 121 8.0 6.2-10.3 1,044 92.0 89.7-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 743 55 6.5 4.6- 9.1 688 93.5 90.9-95.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,005 70 6.7 5.0- 9.0 935 93.3 91.0-95.0
$50,000-74,999 1,057 64 5.0 3.7- 6.9 993 95.0 93.1-96.3
$75,000+ 1,868 91 5.0 3.6- 6.8 1,777 95.0 93.2-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,580 354 13.1 11.2-15.2 2,226 86.9 84.8-88.8
No 4,791 219 4.6 3.8- 5.6 4,572 95.4 94.4-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,006 53 5.1 3.6- 7.4 953 94.9 92.6-96.4
Non-Veteran 6,574 533 7.2 6.3- 8.2 6,041 92.8 91.8-93.7

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*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.

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