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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 669 86 12.5 9.9-15.6 583 87.5 84.4-90.1
GENDER
Male 279 28 9.8 6.5-14.5 251 90.2 85.5-93.5
Female 390 58 15.1 11.5-19.6 332 84.9 80.4-88.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 442 52 11.7 8.7-15.5 390 88.3 84.5-91.3
Non-Hispanic Black 126 26 20.4 13.4-29.7 100 79.6 70.3-86.6
Other 91 *** *** *** 83 92.1 83.5-96.4
AGE
18-44 218 28 11.8 8.0-17.2 190 88.2 82.8-92.0
44-64 245 35 14.4 10.1-20.1 210 85.6 79.9-89.9
65+ 195 22 11.0 7.1-16.6 173 89.0 83.4-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 283 43 14.1 10.2-19.2 240 85.9 80.8-89.8
Some College + 384 43 11.0 7.9-15.1 341 89.0 84.9-92.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 316 50 15.6 11.5-20.7 266 84.4 79.3-88.5
$50,000+ 209 20 8.7 5.4-13.8 189 91.3 86.2-94.6

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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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