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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
-Eastern NC 3,132 273 7.1 5.8- 8.6 2,859 92.9 91.4-94.2
GENDER
Male 1,090 60 5.3 3.5- 7.8 1,030 94.7 92.2-96.5
Female 2,042 213 8.7 7.0-10.8 1,829 91.3 89.2-93.0
RACE
White 2,084 164 6.4 4.9- 8.2 1,920 93.6 91.8-95.1
African American 746 81 9.6 6.9-13.4 665 90.4 86.6-93.1
Other Minorities 285 26 5.5 2.5-11.5 259 94.5 88.5-97.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 7 4.4 1.3-14.3 125 95.6 85.7-98.7
Non-Hispanic 2,993 265 7.3 6.0- 8.9 2,728 92.7 91.1-94.0
AGE
18-24 130 11 5.2 2.5-10.7 119 94.8 89.3-97.5
25-34 317 24 6.8 3.4-13.0 293 93.2 87.0-96.6
35-44 425 31 6.4 3.7-11.0 394 93.6 89.0-96.3
45-54 575 52 8.4 5.8-12.1 523 91.6 87.9-94.2
55-64 682 74 8.1 5.8-11.3 608 91.9 88.7-94.2
65+ 971 79 7.3 5.2-10.1 892 92.7 89.9-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 63 11.5 7.8-16.6 368 88.5 83.4-92.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,005 88 6.4 4.5- 9.1 917 93.6 90.9-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 833 63 6.6 4.6- 9.3 770 93.4 90.7-95.4
College Graduate 860 59 6.4 3.9-10.4 801 93.6 89.6-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 68 12.3 8.6-17.2 312 87.7 82.8-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 546 61 9.5 6.2-14.3 485 90.5 85.7-93.8
$25,000- 34,999 348 29 7.4 4.2-12.7 319 92.6 87.3-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 378 20 3.2 1.9- 5.4 358 96.8 94.6-98.1
$50,000-74,999 378 27 8.0 4.7-13.3 351 92.0 86.7-95.3
$75,000+ 568 32 6.1 3.2-11.4 536 93.9 88.6-96.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,240 190 12.7 10.1-15.7 1,050 87.3 84.3-89.9
No 1,753 76 4.4 3.0- 6.5 1,677 95.6 93.5-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 23 3.9 2.2- 6.9 477 96.1 93.1-97.8
Non-Veteran 2,631 250 7.7 6.2- 9.5 2,381 92.3 90.5-93.8

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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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