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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,166 312 27.6 24.0-31.4 109 8.5 6.6-10.7 247 18.8 16.1-21.9 498 45.1 41.1-49.2
-Alamance County 22 6 22.8 9.3-45.8 2 7.8 1.6-30.2 6 32.0 14.0-57.5 8 37.4 18.4-61.2
GENDER
Male 2 1 52.8 6.5-94.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 47.2 5.3-93.5 0 0.0 . - .
Female 20 5 17.6 6.8-38.4 2 9.2 1.9-34.3 5 29.4 11.5-57.1 8 43.8 22.2-68.1
RACE
White 16 5 28.6 10.8-57.0 2 11.4 2.4-40.5 4 22.0 7.3-50.1 5 38.0 15.8-66.6
Other 5 1 11.5 1.4-54.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 60.4 19.7-90.5 2 28.1 5.6-72.0
AGE
18-44 8 2 22.8 5.0-62.7 2 16.2 3.2-53.1 3 42.7 13.8-77.6 1 18.2 2.6-65.1
45+ 14 4 22.8 8.0-50.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 22.0 5.9-55.8 7 55.3 27.9-79.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 6 3 44.5 11.8-82.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 45.3 12.0-83.4 1 10.2 1.3-50.4
Some College + 16 3 14.2 4.4-37.6 2 10.9 2.3-39.3 4 26.7 8.7-58.3 7 48.1 23.3-73.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 12 3 17.1 4.9-45.5 2 16.8 3.5-52.7 4 40.9 14.6-73.8 3 25.2 7.7-57.5
$50,000+ 5 2 28.3 5.7-72.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 71.7 27.9-94.3

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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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