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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Asthma Management

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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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
-Piedmont NC 554 190 32.9 27.3-39.0 364 67.1 61.0-72.7
GENDER
Male 139 38 19.5 12.7-28.8 101 80.5 71.2-87.3
Female 415 152 39.1 32.0-46.6 263 60.9 53.4-68.0
RACE
White 449 152 32.3 26.6-38.6 297 67.7 61.4-73.4
African American 78 31 42.9 27.0-60.4 47 57.1 39.6-73.0
Other Minorities 26 7 20.2 7.6-43.8 19 79.8 56.2-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 4 26.7 7.5-62.1 12 73.3 37.9-92.5
Non-Hispanic 537 186 33.2 27.5-39.4 351 66.8 60.6-72.5
AGE
18-24 14 5 28.3 9.4-60.1 9 71.7 39.9-90.6
25-34 52 18 29.0 16.9-45.1 34 71.0 54.9-83.1
35-44 90 34 34.3 23.7-46.8 56 65.7 53.2-76.3
45-54 113 47 44.5 33.0-56.5 66 55.5 43.5-67.0
55-64 126 40 26.6 18.0-37.5 86 73.4 62.5-82.0
65-74 93 26 30.2 19.5-43.5 67 69.8 56.5-80.5
75+ 64 19 32.7 20.0-48.6 45 67.3 51.4-80.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 115 28 24.1 14.8-36.7 87 75.9 63.3-85.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 158 50 31.0 19.9-44.8 108 69.0 55.2-80.1
Some Post-H.S. 147 64 40.7 30.6-51.6 83 59.3 48.4-69.4
College Graduate 134 48 33.2 24.0-43.8 86 66.8 56.2-76.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 38 32.5 19.6-48.7 65 67.5 51.3-80.4
$15,000- 24,999 116 35 38.9 26.5-53.0 81 61.1 47.0-73.5
$25,000- 34,999 52 19 36.2 21.7-53.8 33 63.8 46.2-78.3
$35,000- 49,999 67 24 26.9 16.7-40.2 43 73.1 59.8-83.3
$50,000-74,999 61 25 39.0 25.3-54.8 36 61.0 45.2-74.7
$75,000+ 89 28 24.4 14.8-37.5 61 75.6 62.5-85.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 334 112 32.8 25.9-40.5 222 67.2 59.5-74.1
No 215 74 31.8 23.2-41.9 141 68.2 58.1-76.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 15 23.7 12.7-39.8 35 76.3 60.2-87.3
Non-Veteran 504 175 33.8 27.8-40.3 329 66.2 59.7-72.2

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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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