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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 442 65 13.4 10.3-17.2 377 86.6 82.8-89.7
GENDER
Male 156 11 7.1 3.7-13.0 145 92.9 87.0-96.3
Female 286 54 19.0 14.5-24.6 232 81.0 75.4-85.5
RACE
White 368 51 12.9 9.5-17.2 317 87.1 82.8-90.5
Other 71 14 16.1 9.1-27.0 57 83.9 73.0-90.9
AGE
18-44 175 20 11.0 6.7-17.4 155 89.0 82.6-93.3
45+ 266 45 15.4 11.3-20.7 221 84.6 79.3-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 237 31 11.8 8.0-17.1 206 88.2 82.9-92.0
Some College + 205 34 15.3 10.7-21.5 171 84.7 78.5-89.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 42 14.9 10.7-20.3 212 85.1 79.7-89.3
$50,000+ 103 15 13.7 8.0-22.6 88 86.3 77.4-92.0

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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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