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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,967 271 13.8 11.7-16.2 1,696 86.2 83.8-88.3
GENDER
Male 768 76 11.5 8.4-15.6 692 88.5 84.4-91.6
Female 1,199 195 16.0 13.4-19.1 1,004 84.0 80.9-86.6
RACE
White 1,805 246 13.7 11.7-16.1 1,559 86.3 83.9-88.3
African American 49 5 6.3 2.3-16.1 44 93.7 83.9-97.7
Other Minorities 99 19 20.7 7.6-45.6 80 79.3 54.4-92.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 7 10.9 4.1-25.8 36 89.1 74.2-95.9
Non-Hispanic 1,921 263 14.0 11.8-16.4 1,658 86.0 83.6-88.2
AGE
18-24 45 6 20.2 8.2-41.9 39 79.8 58.1-91.8
25-34 127 18 14.1 7.8-24.2 109 85.9 75.8-92.2
35-44 242 41 17.3 12.5-23.4 201 82.7 76.6-87.5
45-54 318 39 9.6 6.6-13.8 279 90.4 86.2-93.4
55-64 462 64 11.9 9.1-15.5 398 88.1 84.5-90.9
65+ 753 102 13.0 10.5-16.1 651 87.0 83.9-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 60 19.4 14.0-26.2 229 80.6 73.8-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 69 11.6 8.0-16.7 538 88.4 83.3-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 513 72 14.8 11.0-19.6 441 85.2 80.4-89.0
College Graduate 554 70 12.9 9.5-17.4 484 87.1 82.6-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 54 16.0 11.4-22.0 219 84.0 78.0-88.6
$15,000- 24,999 366 58 17.4 12.3-24.1 308 82.6 75.9-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 245 33 12.4 8.1-18.5 212 87.6 81.5-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 258 29 11.6 6.9-18.9 229 88.4 81.1-93.1
$50,000-74,999 253 25 9.0 5.4-14.6 228 91.0 85.4-94.6
$75,000+ 247 27 11.7 7.3-18.2 220 88.3 81.8-92.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 846 165 20.2 16.2-24.8 681 79.8 75.2-83.8
No 1,054 99 10.4 8.1-13.3 955 89.6 86.7-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 22 9.1 4.8-16.5 258 90.9 83.5-95.2
Non-Veteran 1,687 249 14.5 12.2-17.1 1,438 85.5 82.9-87.8

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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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