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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Environmental Factors

Things like smog, automobile exhaust, and chemicals can cause outdoor air pollution. In the past 12 months have you had an illness or symptom that you think was caused by pollution in the air outdoors?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,801 1,863 12.0 11.4-12.7 12,938 88.0 87.3-88.6
-Catawba County 372 46 12.8 9.4-17.3 326 87.2 82.7-90.6
GENDER
Male 151 14 8.6 4.8-14.8 137 91.4 85.2-95.2
Female 221 32 17.8 12.4-24.7 189 82.2 75.3-87.6
RACE
White 339 40 12.9 9.3-17.8 299 87.1 82.2-90.7
Other 31 6 12.8 5.2-28.0 25 87.2 72.0-94.8
AGE
18-44 148 24 14.6 9.5-21.9 124 85.4 78.1-90.5
45+ 220 22 11.3 7.1-17.6 198 88.7 82.4-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 198 26 14.2 9.3-21.1 172 85.8 78.9-90.7
Some College + 174 20 11.0 7.0-17.0 154 89.0 83.0-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 28 14.4 9.6-21.2 187 85.6 78.8-90.4
$50,000+ 77 8 8.2 4.0-16.2 69 91.8 83.8-96.0

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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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