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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,032 1,908 12.9 12.2-13.6 13,124 87.1 86.4-87.8
-Alamance County 403 54 14.3 10.5-19.0 349 85.7 81.0-89.5
GENDER
Male 123 9 10.3 4.9-20.3 114 89.7 79.7-95.1
Female 280 45 17.1 12.7-22.8 235 82.9 77.2-87.3
RACE
White 314 41 14.6 10.3-20.4 273 85.4 79.6-89.7
Other 87 12 12.8 6.8-22.7 75 87.2 77.3-93.2
AGE
18-44 143 12 10.2 5.4-18.6 131 89.8 81.4-94.6
45+ 259 42 17.2 12.3-23.6 217 82.8 76.4-87.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 26 12.6 8.3-18.5 175 87.4 81.5-91.7
Some College + 201 28 15.9 10.3-23.9 173 84.1 76.1-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 247 39 16.7 11.7-23.2 208 83.3 76.8-88.3
$50,000+ 81 4 8.6 2.9-22.9 77 91.4 77.1-97.1

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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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