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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,001 136 13.3 10.6-16.5 865 86.7 83.5-89.4
GENDER
Male 397 40 9.8 6.7-14.2 357 90.2 85.8-93.3
Female 604 96 16.4 12.5-21.4 508 83.6 78.6-87.5
RACE
White 883 116 13.7 10.8-17.2 767 86.3 82.8-89.2
Other minorities 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 118 19 15.8 9.5-25.1 99 84.2 74.9-90.5
35-54 265 36 12.0 7.7-18.2 229 88.0 81.8-92.3
55-64 215 39 17.0 11.2-24.9 176 83.0 75.1-88.8
65-74 218 23 10.6 6.2-17.6 195 89.4 82.4-93.8
75+ 174 18 9.5 5.3-16.6 156 90.5 83.4-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 305 40 10.1 6.8-14.9 265 89.9 85.1-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 266 43 14.4 9.8-20.6 223 85.6 79.4-90.2
College Graduate 291 27 7.5 4.7-11.8 264 92.5 88.2-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 150 30 15.8 9.5-25.2 120 84.2 74.8-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 197 30 16.3 9.6-26.2 167 83.7 73.8-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 103 17 16.0 9.2-26.4 86 84.0 73.6-90.8
$35,000- 49,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 239 19 7.3 4.2-12.4 220 92.7 87.6-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 67 21.8 15.7-29.5 283 78.2 70.5-84.3
No 640 69 9.9 7.3-13.2 571 90.1 86.8-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 861 126 14.6 11.6-18.2 735 85.4 81.8-88.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 713 96 13.5 10.4-17.3 617 86.5 82.7-89.6
No 288 40 12.3 8.0-18.5 248 87.7 81.5-92.0

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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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