2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Chronic Health Conditions

Do you still have asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,706 431 9.4 8.3-10.6 4,275 90.6 89.4-91.7
-Eastern NC 1,692 142 8.0 6.3-10.0 1,550 92.0 90.0-93.7
GENDER
Male 786 38 3.6 2.5- 5.4 748 96.4 94.6-97.5
Female 906 104 12.2 9.3-15.8 802 87.8 84.2-90.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,052 76 7.2 5.2- 9.9 976 92.8 90.1-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 403 41 7.6 5.0-11.2 362 92.4 88.8-95.0
Other 239 25 13.0 7.6-21.2 214 87.0 78.8-92.4
AGE
18-34 335 24 8.3 5.0-13.5 311 91.7 86.5-95.0
35-44 223 16 7.9 4.5-13.4 207 92.1 86.6-95.5
45-54 279 25 9.8 5.6-16.6 254 90.2 83.4-94.4
55-64 306 33 8.2 5.1-13.0 273 91.8 87.0-94.9
65-74 320 25 7.3 4.5-11.7 295 92.7 88.3-95.5
75+ 200 17 5.5 3.3- 9.2 183 94.5 90.8-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 485 55 9.7 7.0-13.3 430 90.3 86.7-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 500 41 7.9 5.0-12.3 459 92.1 87.7-95.0
College Graduate 517 27 4.6 2.6- 8.1 490 95.4 91.9-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 38 18.6 11.9-28.1 137 81.4 71.9-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 279 29 11.3 7.2-17.3 250 88.7 82.7-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 174 18 12.4 7.4-20.0 156 87.6 80.0-92.6
$35,000- 49,999 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 311 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 585 88 14.4 11.0-18.7 497 85.6 81.3-89.0
No 1,068 51 4.4 3.1- 6.1 1,017 95.6 93.9-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 352 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2 335 96.5 93.8-98.0
Non-Veteran 1,338 124 9.2 7.2-11.7 1,214 90.8 88.3-92.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 397 29 6.3 4.2- 9.3 368 93.7 90.7-95.8
Rural 1,194 109 8.9 6.7-11.7 1,085 91.1 88.3-93.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 829 45 5.9 3.9- 8.8 784 94.1 91.2-96.1
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 494 43 7.1 5.1- 9.9 451 92.9 90.1-94.9
Unable to Work 195 35 19.1 12.2-28.8 160 80.9 71.2-87.8
Other not in Labor Force 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 135 18 12.5 6.9-21.5 117 87.5 78.5-93.1
101% to 150% 258 28 10.5 6.6-16.3 230 89.5 83.7-93.4
151% to 200% 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 758 43 4.8 3.3- 6.9 715 95.2 93.1-96.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 538 51 7.4 4.9-11.1 487 92.6 88.9-95.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 833 71 7.6 5.7-10.0 762 92.4 90.0-94.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 323 20 9.7 5.3-16.9 303 90.3 83.1-94.7

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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