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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,072 554 50.6 46.5-54.8 518 49.4 45.2-53.5
-Alamance County 21 9 48.1 26.0-70.9 12 51.9 29.1-74.0
GENDER
Male 3 2 83.6 31.6-98.3 1 16.4 1.7-68.4
Female 18 7 38.9 18.0-64.9 11 61.1 35.1-82.0
RACE
White 17 8 50.8 25.8-75.4 9 49.2 24.6-74.2
Other 3 1 47.0 7.3-91.0 2 53.0 9.0-92.7
AGE
18-44 5 3 49.9 13.0-86.9 2 50.1 13.1-87.0
45+ 16 6 47.2 22.9-72.9 10 52.8 27.1-77.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 7 2 48.8 14.9-83.9 5 51.2 16.1-85.1
Some College + 14 7 47.7 22.0-74.7 7 52.3 25.3-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 11 5 48.5 20.8-77.2 6 51.5 22.8-79.2
$50,000+ 5 2 43.2 9.4-84.7 3 56.8 15.3-90.6

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma

^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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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