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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,156 624 13.0 11.7-14.3 4,532 87.0 85.7-88.3
GENDER
Male 2,032 205 11.3 9.5-13.4 1,827 88.7 86.6-90.5
Female 3,124 419 14.5 12.8-16.3 2,705 85.5 83.7-87.2
RACE
White 3,722 435 12.9 11.4-14.6 3,287 87.1 85.4-88.6
African American 1,005 149 14.8 12.1-17.9 856 85.2 82.1-87.9
Other minorities 354 36 10.1 6.7-14.8 318 89.9 85.2-93.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 321 25 8.8 5.8-13.2 296 91.2 86.8-94.2
Non-Hispanic 4,804 594 13.3 12.0-14.8 4,210 86.7 85.2-88.0
AGE
18-34 834 132 16.4 13.6-19.8 702 83.6 80.2-86.4
35-54 1,605 195 11.8 9.9-14.0 1,410 88.2 86.0-90.1
55-64 1,013 127 13.9 11.3-17.0 886 86.1 83.0-88.7
65-74 901 95 9.3 7.3-11.8 806 90.7 88.2-92.7
75+ 753 70 8.8 6.5-11.6 683 91.2 88.4-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 672 99 14.5 11.3-18.3 573 85.5 81.7-88.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,380 173 14.8 12.3-17.8 1,207 85.2 82.2-87.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,349 162 12.9 10.5-15.6 1,187 87.1 84.4-89.5
College Graduate 1,749 190 10.5 8.8-12.5 1,559 89.5 87.5-91.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 557 120 22.4 17.9-27.7 437 77.6 72.3-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 887 115 13.6 10.9-17.0 772 86.4 83.0-89.1
$25,000- 34,999 477 65 15.8 11.8-20.9 412 84.2 79.1-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 600 74 14.6 11.0-19.1 526 85.4 80.9-89.0
$50,000+ 1,611 139 9.3 7.4-11.6 1,472 90.7 88.4-92.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,352 278 21.1 18.2-24.4 1,074 78.9 75.6-81.8
No 3,732 340 10.8 9.4-12.3 3,392 89.2 87.7-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 576 54 8.5 6.0-11.9 522 91.5 88.1-94.0
Non-Veteran 4,577 570 13.4 12.1-14.9 4,007 86.6 85.1-87.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,866 204 11.9 9.9-14.2 1,662 88.1 85.8-90.1
No 3,290 420 13.4 11.9-15.1 2,870 86.6 84.9-88.1

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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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