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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western 1,131 141 14.1 11.4-17.3 990 85.9 82.7-88.6
GENDER
Male 501 46 11.5 8.1-16.1 455 88.5 83.9-91.9
Female 630 95 16.4 12.6-21.2 535 83.6 78.8-87.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 970 128 14.6 11.8-18.0 842 85.4 82.0-88.2
Non-Hispanic Black 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 174 22 17.0 10.9-25.6 152 83.0 74.4-89.1
35-44 122 20 15.8 9.3-25.6 102 84.2 74.4-90.7
45-54 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 242 26 11.1 6.9-17.2 216 88.9 82.8-93.1
65-74 255 34 11.3 7.6-16.5 221 88.7 83.5-92.4
75+ 160 18 13.5 7.6-22.7 142 86.5 77.3-92.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 318 43 10.5 7.4-14.8 275 89.5 85.2-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 314 42 15.4 10.9-21.4 272 84.6 78.6-89.1
College Graduate 375 35 10.6 7.0-15.7 340 89.4 84.3-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 30 17.7 11.1-27.1 170 82.3 72.9-88.9
$25,000- 34,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 19 12.3 7.1-20.6 172 87.7 79.4-92.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 78 23.7 18.0-30.6 277 76.3 69.4-82.0
No 756 62 10.3 7.5-13.9 694 89.7 86.1-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 969 128 14.5 11.6-18.0 841 85.5 82.0-88.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 27 12.7 8.1-19.4 234 87.3 80.6-91.9
Rural 870 114 14.6 11.4-18.4 756 85.4 81.6-88.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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