NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions-Non-Hispanic Black

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had asthma?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,306 196 15.1 12.8-17.6 1,110 84.9 82.4-87.2
GENDER
Male 490 51 11.7 8.6-15.7 439 88.3 84.3-91.4
Female 816 145 17.8 14.8-21.3 671 82.2 78.7-85.2
AGE
18-34 252 43 18.3 13.4-24.5 209 81.7 75.5-86.6
35-44 217 33 14.4 9.9-20.5 184 85.6 79.5-90.1
45-54 257 37 14.4 10.1-20.2 220 85.6 79.8-89.9
55-64 280 43 14.6 10.3-20.2 237 85.4 79.8-89.7
65-74 183 22 8.8 5.4-14.0 161 91.2 86.0-94.6
75+ 102 18 16.1 9.5-26.0 84 83.9 74.0-90.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 163 29 14.6 9.3-22.3 134 85.4 77.7-90.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 478 72 16.4 12.5-21.1 406 83.6 78.9-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 356 58 14.9 11.0-19.7 298 85.1 80.3-89.0
College Graduate 308 37 13.1 9.3-18.1 271 86.9 81.9-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 200 42 17.5 11.8-25.2 158 82.5 74.8-88.2
$15,000- 24,999 301 40 14.1 9.9-19.7 261 85.9 80.3-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 130 18 13.4 8.1-21.4 112 86.6 78.6-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 142 16 12.1 6.8-20.7 126 87.9 79.3-93.2
$50,000- 74,999 129 17 13.6 7.8-22.6 112 86.4 77.4-92.2
$75,000+ 136 21 19.9 12.6-30.2 115 80.1 69.8-87.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 357 88 23.1 18.2-28.9 269 76.9 71.1-81.8
No 907 105 12.9 10.3-15.9 802 87.1 84.1-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 17 11.2 6.8-18.0 147 88.8 82.0-93.2
Non-Veteran 1,140 178 15.5 13.0-18.3 962 84.5 81.7-87.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 492 73 15.7 12.2-20.0 419 84.3 80.0-87.8
Regional City or Suburban 218 24 10.6 6.6-16.6 194 89.4 83.4-93.4
Rural 596 99 16.3 12.9-20.5 497 83.7 79.5-87.1

Back to Chronic Health Conditions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21SEP16.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts