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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had asthma?

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Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,842 1,102 13.1 12.1-14.1 7,740 86.9 85.9-87.9
-Eastern NC 2,685 342 13.1 11.3-15.1 2,343 86.9 84.9-88.7
GENDER
Male 1,020 86 9.7 7.4-12.5 934 90.3 87.5-92.6
Female 1,665 256 16.4 13.8-19.3 1,409 83.6 80.7-86.2
RACE
White 1,534 184 12.3 10.3-14.6 1,350 87.7 85.4-89.7
African American 655 89 15.8 11.9-20.8 566 84.2 79.2-88.1
Other minorities 452 63 9.7 6.1-15.1 389 90.3 84.9-93.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,561 334 13.8 11.9-15.9 2,227 86.2 84.1-88.1
AGE
18-34 426 53 13.5 9.9-18.1 373 86.5 81.9-90.1
35-54 769 107 13.6 10.7-17.0 662 86.4 83.0-89.3
55-64 584 68 11.6 8.6-15.5 516 88.4 84.5-91.4
65-74 506 66 15.1 10.5-21.3 440 84.9 78.7-89.5
75+ 371 44 9.2 6.2-13.5 327 90.8 86.5-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 64 16.2 11.5-22.4 321 83.8 77.6-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 801 106 10.9 8.3-14.2 695 89.1 85.8-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 776 104 14.9 11.6-19.1 672 85.1 80.9-88.4
College Graduate 720 68 10.7 8.1-14.1 652 89.3 85.9-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 69 19.0 13.7-25.6 312 81.0 74.4-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 486 84 15.4 11.6-20.1 402 84.6 79.9-88.4
$25,000- 34,999 281 45 22.5 16.0-30.7 236 77.5 69.3-84.0
$35,000- 49,999 318 27 7.3 4.4-11.7 291 92.7 88.3-95.6
$50,000+ 706 62 11.9 8.5-16.5 644 88.1 83.5-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 824 175 22.0 18.1-26.5 649 78.0 73.5-81.9
No 1,823 162 10.2 8.3-12.5 1,661 89.8 87.5-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 28 6.2 3.9- 9.8 417 93.8 90.2-96.1
Non-Veteran 2,239 314 14.6 12.6-17.0 1,925 85.4 83.0-87.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,976 268 13.6 11.6-15.9 1,708 86.4 84.1-88.4
No 709 74 11.2 8.0-15.4 635 88.8 84.6-92.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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