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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 375 46 12.0 8.7-16.3 329 88.0 83.7-91.3
GENDER
Male 145 18 11.0 6.6-17.8 127 89.0 82.2-93.4
Female 230 28 12.9 8.5-19.1 202 87.1 80.9-91.5
RACE
White 331 43 12.3 8.8-16.9 288 87.7 83.1-91.2
Other 44 3 9.9 2.9-29.0 41 90.1 71.0-97.1
AGE
18-44 139 20 14.0 8.6-21.8 119 86.0 78.2-91.4
45+ 232 26 10.6 6.8-16.0 206 89.4 84.0-93.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 29 12.6 8.4-18.6 199 87.4 81.4-91.6
Some College + 147 17 10.9 6.5-17.8 130 89.1 82.2-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 22 11.1 6.9-17.5 164 88.9 82.5-93.1
$50,000+ 84 11 12.4 6.6-22.2 73 87.6 77.8-93.4

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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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