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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell County

Environmental Factors

Things like dust, mold, smoke, and chemicals inside the home or office can cause poor indoor air quality. In the past 12 months have you had an illness or symptom that you think was caused by something in the air inside a home, office, or other building?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,812 2,446 16.4 15.6-17.1 12,366 83.6 82.9-84.4
-Iredell County 425 70 16.9 13.2-21.4 355 83.1 78.6-86.8
GENDER
Male 172 18 11.2 6.8-17.8 154 88.8 82.2-93.2
Female 253 52 23.4 17.9-30.0 201 76.6 70.0-82.1
RACE
White 367 58 15.3 11.7-19.7 309 84.7 80.3-88.3
Other 54 11 25.3 13.6-42.2 43 74.7 57.8-86.4
AGE
18-44 163 30 18.8 12.9-26.5 133 81.2 73.5-87.1
45+ 257 40 15.6 11.2-21.3 217 84.4 78.7-88.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 195 30 16.5 11.2-23.6 165 83.5 76.4-88.8
Some College + 228 40 17.4 12.6-23.6 188 82.6 76.4-87.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 40 17.8 12.8-24.4 163 82.2 75.6-87.2
$50,000+ 121 15 12.8 7.6-20.6 106 87.2 79.4-92.4

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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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