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2014 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 7,265 826 11.5 10.6-12.4 6,439 88.5 87.6-89.4
-Eastern NC 2,264 257 11.5 9.9-13.3 2,007 88.5 86.7-90.1
GENDER
Male 947 73 9.2 7.0-12.0 874 90.8 88.0-93.0
Female 1,317 184 13.6 11.5-16.1 1,133 86.4 83.9-88.5
RACE
White 1,465 159 11.4 9.5-13.7 1,306 88.6 86.3-90.5
African American 577 75 12.1 9.1-15.9 502 87.9 84.1-90.9
Other minorities 196 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,124 249 11.9 10.2-13.8 1,875 88.1 86.2-89.8
AGE
18-34 401 46 11.8 8.6-16.0 355 88.2 84.0-91.4
35-54 611 60 10.4 7.8-13.8 551 89.6 86.2-92.2
55-64 523 72 13.1 10.1-16.9 451 86.9 83.1-89.9
65-74 424 49 11.4 8.2-15.5 375 88.6 84.5-91.8
75+ 283 27 11.4 7.3-17.3 256 88.6 82.7-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 44 17.0 12.0-23.7 248 83.0 76.3-88.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 89 11.4 8.9-14.6 609 88.6 85.4-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 641 67 10.5 8.0-13.6 574 89.5 86.4-92.0
College Graduate 624 56 8.7 6.5-11.6 568 91.3 88.4-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 53 17.4 12.5-23.7 233 82.6 76.3-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 376 46 11.6 8.1-16.4 330 88.4 83.6-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 247 24 12.5 7.6-19.7 223 87.5 80.3-92.4
$35,000- 49,999 266 34 12.8 8.7-18.4 232 87.2 81.6-91.3
$50,000+ 647 51 8.0 5.7-11.1 596 92.0 88.9-94.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 137 22.4 18.5-26.9 515 77.6 73.1-81.5
No 1,523 110 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,413 92.0 90.1-93.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 20 5.4 3.4- 8.5 356 94.6 91.5-96.6
Non-Veteran 1,885 237 12.7 10.9-14.8 1,648 87.3 85.2-89.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,891 217 11.7 9.9-13.7 1,674 88.3 86.3-90.1
No 373 40 10.5 7.3-15.0 333 89.5 85.0-92.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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