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2010 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 12,107 1,541 12.6 11.6-13.7 10,566 87.4 86.3-88.4
-Piedmont NC 7,000 854 12.5 11.2-13.9 6,146 87.5 86.1-88.8
GENDER
Male 2,617 255 11.0 8.9-13.5 2,362 89.0 86.5-91.1
Female 4,383 599 13.9 12.3-15.5 3,784 86.1 84.5-87.7
RACE
White 5,537 670 12.5 11.0-14.1 4,867 87.5 85.9-89.0
African American 1,082 161 16.1 12.6-20.4 921 83.9 79.6-87.4
Other Minorities 340 21 5.3 2.9- 9.6 319 94.7 90.4-97.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 18 8.4 4.2-15.9 224 91.6 84.1-95.8
Non-Hispanic 6,736 835 12.8 11.5-14.3 5,901 87.2 85.7-88.5
AGE
18-24 179 30 19.7 13.1-28.5 149 80.3 71.5-86.9
25-34 529 71 13.0 9.8-17.1 458 87.0 82.9-90.2
35-44 1,042 114 9.8 7.8-12.1 928 90.2 87.9-92.2
45-54 1,390 171 11.3 9.3-13.8 1,219 88.7 86.2-90.7
55-64 1,540 202 12.1 10.3-14.3 1,338 87.9 85.7-89.7
65+ 2,247 260 11.6 10.0-13.6 1,987 88.4 86.4-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 816 139 17.5 13.3-22.8 677 82.5 77.2-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,878 220 13.9 10.9-17.4 1,658 86.1 82.6-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,675 209 10.9 8.8-13.5 1,466 89.1 86.5-91.2
College Graduate 2,618 285 10.7 9.0-12.6 2,333 89.3 87.4-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 140 20.1 16.1-24.8 536 79.9 75.2-83.9
$15,000- 24,999 991 153 14.9 11.2-19.5 838 85.1 80.5-88.8
$25,000- 34,999 700 78 12.0 8.8-16.2 622 88.0 83.8-91.2
$35,000- 49,999 866 94 10.6 8.0-14.0 772 89.4 86.0-92.0
$50,000-74,999 962 102 10.5 7.8-14.0 860 89.5 86.0-92.2
$75,000+ 1,717 178 10.0 8.2-12.2 1,539 90.0 87.8-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,453 459 20.4 17.6-23.6 1,994 79.6 76.4-82.4
No 4,249 362 9.0 7.7-10.5 3,887 91.0 89.5-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 893 76 8.9 6.4-12.3 817 91.1 87.7-93.6
Non-Veteran 6,103 778 12.9 11.5-14.5 5,325 87.1 85.5-88.5

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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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