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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
-Piedmont NC 6,981 565 7.4 6.5- 8.4 6,416 92.6 91.6-93.5
GENDER
Male 2,611 140 5.1 3.8- 6.7 2,471 94.9 93.3-96.2
Female 4,370 425 9.6 8.4-11.0 3,945 90.4 89.0-91.6
RACE
White 5,521 438 7.2 6.3- 8.2 5,083 92.8 91.8-93.7
African American 1,079 112 10.3 7.4-14.1 967 89.7 85.9-92.6
Other Minorities 340 13 3.0 1.4- 6.4 327 97.0 93.6-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 241 10 3.5 1.5- 8.2 231 96.5 91.8-98.5
Non-Hispanic 6,718 554 7.7 6.7- 8.8 6,164 92.3 91.2-93.3
AGE
18-24 179 13 8.6 4.7-15.4 166 91.4 84.6-95.3
25-34 527 34 6.0 4.0- 8.9 493 94.0 91.1-96.0
35-44 1,038 74 7.0 5.4- 9.1 964 93.0 90.9-94.6
45-54 1,385 121 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,264 92.6 90.7-94.2
55-64 1,536 134 7.9 6.4- 9.7 1,402 92.1 90.3-93.6
65+ 2,243 185 8.2 6.8- 9.8 2,058 91.8 90.2-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 814 103 11.0 7.8-15.2 711 89.0 84.8-92.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,869 148 8.2 6.3-10.7 1,721 91.8 89.3-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,671 139 6.6 5.2- 8.3 1,532 93.4 91.7-94.8
College Graduate 2,614 175 6.0 4.8- 7.5 2,439 94.0 92.5-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 674 101 14.0 10.9-17.7 573 86.0 82.3-89.1
$15,000- 24,999 988 115 11.5 8.2-16.0 873 88.5 84.0-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 697 50 8.2 5.6-12.1 647 91.8 87.9-94.4
$35,000- 49,999 861 59 6.7 4.6- 9.6 802 93.3 90.4-95.4
$50,000-74,999 960 67 5.8 4.1- 8.2 893 94.2 91.8-95.9
$75,000+ 1,716 107 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,609 94.8 93.4-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,444 339 14.0 11.9-16.5 2,105 86.0 83.5-88.1
No 4,240 206 4.6 3.7- 5.7 4,034 95.4 94.3-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 890 50 6.3 4.1- 9.5 840 93.7 90.5-95.9
Non-Veteran 6,087 515 7.5 6.5- 8.6 5,572 92.5 91.4-93.5

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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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