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2014 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 7,265 826 11.5 10.6-12.4 6,439 88.5 87.6-89.4
-Western NC 1,008 122 12.1 9.9-14.6 886 87.9 85.4-90.1
GENDER
Male 428 47 12.3 9.0-16.5 381 87.7 83.5-91.0
Female 580 75 11.9 9.2-15.1 505 88.1 84.9-90.8
RACE
White 913 109 12.0 9.7-14.6 804 88.0 85.4-90.3
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 17 15.1 9.3-23.7 106 84.9 76.3-90.7
35-54 240 33 11.3 7.9-15.9 207 88.7 84.1-92.1
55-64 222 30 13.3 9.1-18.9 192 86.7 81.1-90.9
65-74 243 25 10.0 6.6-14.8 218 90.0 85.2-93.4
75+ 169 17 10.5 6.3-16.8 152 89.5 83.2-93.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 20 12.5 7.7-19.8 117 87.5 80.2-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 295 44 15.6 11.5-20.9 251 84.4 79.1-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 263 25 9.9 6.3-15.1 238 90.1 84.9-93.7
College Graduate 306 33 10.4 7.3-14.7 273 89.6 85.3-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 23 20.6 13.3-30.4 96 79.4 69.6-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 189 36 19.3 13.7-26.5 153 80.7 73.5-86.3
$25,000- 34,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 253 25 11.4 7.2-17.5 228 88.6 82.5-92.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 49 16.1 11.8-21.5 259 83.9 78.5-88.2
No 679 71 10.7 8.3-13.7 608 89.3 86.3-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 14 9.7 5.5-16.5 136 90.3 83.5-94.5
Non-Veteran 857 108 12.4 10.1-15.2 749 87.6 84.8-89.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 827 100 12.2 9.9-15.1 727 87.8 84.9-90.1
No 181 22 11.1 7.0-17.0 159 88.9 83.0-93.0

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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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