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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,107 1,541 12.6 11.6-13.7 10,566 87.4 86.3-88.4
-Eastern NC 3,140 416 12.3 10.4-14.5 2,724 87.7 85.5-89.6
GENDER
Male 1,092 104 11.3 8.2-15.2 988 88.7 84.8-91.8
Female 2,048 312 13.2 11.2-15.6 1,736 86.8 84.4-88.8
RACE
White 2,090 253 10.6 8.6-12.9 1,837 89.4 87.1-91.4
African American 747 112 14.8 10.9-19.8 635 85.2 80.2-89.1
Other Minorities 286 49 17.1 9.7-28.4 237 82.9 71.6-90.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 15 13.3 5.4-29.1 117 86.7 70.9-94.6
Non-Hispanic 3,001 400 12.2 10.4-14.3 2,601 87.8 85.7-89.6
AGE
18-24 130 25 15.3 8.6-25.7 105 84.7 74.3-91.4
25-34 317 41 13.1 8.1-20.7 276 86.9 79.3-91.9
35-44 426 51 9.0 5.9-13.5 375 91.0 86.5-94.1
45-54 577 75 11.7 8.6-15.8 502 88.3 84.2-91.4
55-64 685 104 13.6 10.2-17.8 581 86.4 82.2-89.8
65+ 973 117 11.8 8.9-15.5 856 88.2 84.5-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 83 18.5 13.2-25.3 348 81.5 74.7-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,009 132 11.3 8.3-15.2 877 88.7 84.8-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 834 111 12.0 8.9-16.1 723 88.0 83.9-91.1
College Graduate 863 89 10.9 7.4-15.8 774 89.1 84.2-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 82 16.9 12.0-23.2 299 83.1 76.8-88.0
$15,000- 24,999 549 93 17.1 11.7-24.3 456 82.9 75.7-88.3
$25,000- 34,999 349 44 11.0 7.2-16.6 305 89.0 83.4-92.8
$35,000- 49,999 379 39 12.5 7.4-20.2 340 87.5 79.8-92.6
$50,000-74,999 378 43 11.0 7.1-16.6 335 89.0 83.4-92.9
$75,000+ 569 54 10.5 6.4-16.7 515 89.5 83.3-93.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,246 257 19.0 15.8-22.7 989 81.0 77.3-84.2
No 1,755 148 9.3 7.0-12.4 1,607 90.7 87.6-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 501 43 9.8 6.0-15.7 458 90.2 84.3-94.0
Non-Veteran 2,638 373 12.8 10.7-15.2 2,265 87.2 84.8-89.3

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^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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