2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 1,012 125 13.3 10.7-16.5 887 86.7 83.5-89.3
GENDER
Male 485 47 11.8 8.1-16.8 438 88.2 83.2-91.9
Female 527 78 14.7 11.3-19.0 449 85.3 81.0-88.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 578 61 11.5 8.6-15.3 517 88.5 84.7-91.4
Non-Hispanic Black 279 50 20.8 14.5-28.8 229 79.2 71.2-85.5
Other 155 14 6.1 3.1-11.5 141 93.9 88.5-96.9
AGE
18-44 389 53 15.0 10.8-20.5 336 85.0 79.5-89.2
45-64 398 47 12.5 8.8-17.5 351 87.5 82.5-91.2
65+ 216 25 10.5 6.4-16.7 191 89.5 83.3-93.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 342 53 17.0 12.1-23.4 289 83.0 76.6-87.9
Some College + 667 72 11.0 8.3-14.4 595 89.0 85.6-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 446 74 17.1 12.9-22.4 372 82.9 77.6-87.1
$50,000+ 379 32 9.5 6.2-14.2 347 90.5 85.8-93.8

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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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