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

2016 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?

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 6,522 803 12.4 11.5-13.5 5,719 87.6 86.5-88.5
Region 8 590 82 13.9 10.9-17.6 508 86.1 82.4-89.1
GENDER
Male 276 24 9.0 5.9-13.6 252 91.0 86.4-94.1
Female 314 58 18.6 14.0-24.4 256 81.4 75.6-86.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 366 42 12.0 8.6-16.5 324 88.0 83.5-91.4
Non-Hispanic Black 120 26 22.6 14.6-33.2 94 77.4 66.8-85.4
Other 98 12 10.8 5.6-20.0 86 89.2 80.0-94.4
AGE
18-44 192 24 12.4 8.0-18.7 168 87.6 81.3-92.0
45-64 215 31 13.2 9.0-19.0 184 86.8 81.0-91.0
65+ 180 27 18.5 12.5-26.5 153 81.5 73.5-87.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 270 45 17.9 13.0-24.1 225 82.1 75.9-87.0
Some College + 319 37 10.1 7.1-14.2 282 89.9 85.8-92.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 53 17.0 12.6-22.6 251 83.0 77.4-87.4
$50,000+ 166 13 7.7 4.2-13.7 153 92.3 86.3-95.8

Back to Chronic Health Conditions.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 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 09AUG17.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts