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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 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 6,684 859 13.4 12.4-14.5 5,825 86.6 85.5-87.6
Region 5 825 111 15.0 12.2-18.3 714 85.0 81.7-87.8
GENDER
Male 354 42 12.9 9.1-17.8 312 87.1 82.2-90.9
Female 471 69 16.8 13.0-21.5 402 83.2 78.5-87.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 496 61 13.5 10.2-17.7 435 86.5 82.3-89.8
Non-Hispanic Black 191 32 19.8 13.5-27.9 159 80.2 72.1-86.5
Other 122 16 12.8 7.5-21.0 106 87.2 79.0-92.5
AGE
18-44 314 50 17.1 12.7-22.6 264 82.9 77.4-87.3
44-64 288 35 12.7 8.9-17.8 253 87.3 82.2-91.1
65+ 209 25 14.5 8.9-22.6 184 85.5 77.4-91.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 291 41 15.6 11.1-21.6 250 84.4 78.4-88.9
Some College + 528 69 14.5 11.3-18.6 459 85.5 81.4-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 349 47 14.4 10.3-19.7 302 85.6 80.3-89.7
$50,000+ 300 37 14.0 9.7-19.7 263 86.0 80.3-90.3

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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.

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