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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 346 56 13.9 10.3-18.5 290 86.1 81.5-89.7
GENDER
Male 138 13 8.7 4.8-15.3 125 91.3 84.7-95.2
Female 208 43 19.6 14.1-26.6 165 80.4 73.4-85.9
RACE
White 300 49 14.1 10.2-19.1 251 85.9 80.9-89.8
Other 45 7 13.2 6.0-26.7 38 86.8 73.3-94.0
AGE
18-44 132 21 14.9 9.1-23.3 111 85.1 76.7-90.9
45+ 211 35 13.4 9.2-19.1 176 86.6 80.9-90.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 199 29 10.6 7.1-15.5 170 89.4 84.5-92.9
Some College + 147 27 18.8 12.3-27.7 120 81.2 72.3-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 35 15.0 10.2-21.4 150 85.0 78.6-89.8
$50,000+ 72 14 17.4 10.3-28.1 58 82.6 71.9-89.7

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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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