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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-Western NC 276 72 31.5 24.7-39.2 38 12.6 8.5-18.1 42 11.7 8.1-16.5 124 44.2 36.9-51.8
GENDER
Male 80 26 39.4 26.9-53.4 12 12.4 6.6-22.4 13 11.7 6.3-20.8 29 36.5 24.7-50.2
Female 196 46 27.3 19.9-36.3 26 12.7 7.8-20.0 29 11.7 7.5-17.8 95 48.3 39.4-57.4
RACE
White 254 68 32.5 25.3-40.5 35 11.9 7.9-17.6 41 12.3 8.5-17.4 110 43.3 35.7-51.3
African American 9 1 12.7 1.8-54.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-30.9 7 82.0 45.5-96.2
Other Minorities 13 3 18.9 5.2-49.4 3 42.5 15.0-75.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 38.6 15.1-69.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 1 21.0 2.6-72.4 1 9.9 1.1-51.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 69.1 23.7-94.1
Non-Hispanic 269 71 31.8 24.9-39.6 36 12.4 8.3-18.1 41 11.8 8.2-16.7 121 44.0 36.6-51.7
AGE
18-24 11 3 27.5 8.9-59.7 3 29.1 9.1-62.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 43.4 18.2-72.5
25-34 22 13 54.5 32.6-74.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 2.2-30.6 7 36.5 18.2-59.8
35-44 36 11 26.7 13.4-46.2 6 15.5 6.6-32.3 2 3.4 0.8-13.4 17 54.3 35.6-71.9
45-54 63 17 29.3 17.9-44.1 7 11.4 5.1-23.6 7 14.0 6.5-27.7 32 45.3 31.6-59.7
55-64 51 12 31.7 17.4-50.6 7 12.3 4.6-28.9 10 19.2 9.9-33.9 22 36.8 23.3-52.7
65-74 51 12 22.5 12.5-37.3 5 10.5 4.1-24.4 10 17.2 9.0-30.5 24 49.7 35.1-64.4
75+ 40 4 10.8 3.9-26.6 10 26.7 14.4-44.0 10 22.8 12.1-38.8 16 39.7 24.4-57.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 8 15.0 5.2-36.1 10 12.3 5.8-24.2 20 24.8 14.2-39.6 28 47.9 31.7-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 72 20 27.7 16.6-42.5 11 22.2 11.2-39.3 8 9.8 4.2-21.3 33 40.3 27.5-54.5
Some Post-H.S. 74 22 42.4 29.1-56.9 9 7.6 3.7-14.9 7 5.8 2.5-12.6 36 44.3 31.2-58.3
College Graduate 62 22 37.7 24.5-53.0 7 9.7 4.3-20.5 7 9.0 3.9-19.5 26 43.6 29.4-59.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 6 9.7 3.6-23.8 13 23.0 12.6-38.5 20 28.6 17.2-43.6 21 38.6 24.1-55.4
$15,000- 24,999 56 11 15.7 7.8-28.9 10 17.0 8.1-32.3 5 5.5 2.1-13.9 30 61.7 45.4-75.8
$25,000- 34,999 27 9 29.2 13.4-52.4 2 10.9 2.6-35.9 4 13.3 4.5-33.5 12 46.7 25.6-69.0
$35,000- 49,999 38 17 57.4 38.4-74.5 2 3.2 0.7-13.7 4 14.3 4.7-35.9 15 25.1 13.4-42.2
$50,000-74,999 32 10 38.4 20.7-59.8 1 2.3 0.3-14.8 3 7.3 2.0-23.2 18 52.1 32.1-71.5
$75,000+ 26 13 54.2 31.4-75.4 3 8.3 2.4-25.0 1 3.1 0.4-19.4 9 34.5 16.3-58.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 171 29 21.2 14.2-30.5 30 15.2 10.1-22.4 36 17.3 11.7-24.7 76 46.3 37.2-55.6
No 104 42 43.5 31.9-55.9 8 9.5 4.2-20.0 6 5.1 2.1-11.7 48 41.9 30.5-54.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 23 8 32.9 13.3-60.9 4 20.5 7.0-46.9 5 13.0 4.5-32.1 6 33.6 12.6-64.0
Non-Veteran 253 64 31.4 24.3-39.5 34 11.9 7.8-17.6 37 11.6 7.9-16.7 118 45.1 37.5-53.0

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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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