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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
-Western NC 1,959 181 8.9 7.2-11.0 1,778 91.1 89.0-92.8
GENDER
Male 767 43 6.1 3.8- 9.7 724 93.9 90.3-96.2
Female 1,192 138 11.5 9.2-14.3 1,054 88.5 85.7-90.8
RACE
White 1,797 164 8.5 6.9-10.3 1,633 91.5 89.7-93.1
African American 49 4 5.4 1.8-15.2 45 94.6 84.8-98.2
Other Minorities 99 12 18.2 5.7-45.0 87 81.8 55.0-94.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 5 6.8 2.1-19.5 38 93.2 80.5-97.9
Non-Hispanic 1,913 175 9.0 7.2-11.1 1,738 91.0 88.9-92.8
AGE
18-24 45 3 13.3 3.7-37.8 42 86.7 62.2-96.3
25-34 127 12 7.6 3.5-15.6 115 92.4 84.4-96.5
35-44 240 27 12.1 8.1-17.7 213 87.9 82.3-91.9
45-54 316 25 4.7 3.0- 7.5 291 95.3 92.5-97.0
55-64 460 43 8.2 5.9-11.3 417 91.8 88.7-94.1
65+ 751 70 8.7 6.6-11.3 681 91.3 88.7-93.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 46 14.1 9.6-20.1 241 85.9 79.9-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 49 7.3 4.4-12.0 557 92.7 88.0-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 509 44 9.1 6.1-13.4 465 90.9 86.6-93.9
College Graduate 553 42 8.0 5.3-12.0 511 92.0 88.0-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 270 42 12.2 8.3-17.5 228 87.8 82.5-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 366 45 13.3 8.8-19.6 321 86.7 80.4-91.2
$25,000- 34,999 243 22 7.5 4.5-12.3 221 92.5 87.7-95.5
$35,000- 49,999 257 14 4.6 2.4- 8.8 243 95.4 91.2-97.6
$50,000-74,999 253 15 5.0 2.5- 9.6 238 95.0 90.4-97.5
$75,000+ 246 17 6.7 3.7-12.0 229 93.3 88.0-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 843 127 15.6 12.0-20.0 716 84.4 80.0-88.0
No 1,051 52 5.2 3.6- 7.5 999 94.8 92.5-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 13 4.2 2.2- 7.9 266 95.8 92.1-97.8
Non-Veteran 1,680 168 9.6 7.6-11.9 1,512 90.4 88.1-92.4

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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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