2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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 4,900 670 13.6 12.4-15.0 4,230 86.4 85.0-87.6
Region 3 & 5 927 141 14.5 12.1-17.4 786 85.5 82.6-87.9
GENDER
Male 394 53 12.3 9.0-16.5 341 87.7 83.5-91.0
Female 533 88 16.6 13.2-20.7 445 83.4 79.3-86.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 628 97 15.0 12.1-18.6 531 85.0 81.4-87.9
Non-Hispanic Black 178 26 12.1 7.6-18.7 152 87.9 81.3-92.4
Other 121 18 15.6 9.3-24.9 103 84.4 75.1-90.7
AGE
18-44 332 48 13.2 9.6-17.8 284 86.8 82.2-90.4
45-64 332 55 16.3 12.1-21.5 277 83.7 78.5-87.9
65+ 255 37 14.3 10.0-20.2 218 85.7 79.8-90.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 309 51 16.3 12.1-21.6 258 83.7 78.4-87.9
Some College + 614 89 13.4 10.6-16.8 525 86.6 83.2-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 395 79 19.6 15.4-24.7 316 80.4 75.3-84.6
$50,000+ 374 41 9.7 6.9-13.3 333 90.3 86.7-93.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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.

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