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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,123 190 18.8 15.4-22.7 107 8.7 6.8-11.0 71 5.1 3.8- 6.6 755 67.5 63.5-71.3
-Alamance County 25 2 7.5 1.3-33.5 2 14.8 3.7-43.9 2 10.0 2.5-32.7 19 67.6 42.9-85.3
GENDER
Male 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Female 22 2 9.0 1.6-38.2 2 17.8 4.5-49.6 2 12.0 3.0-37.6 16 61.2 35.7-81.7
RACE
White 19 2 10.7 1.9-43.0 1 7.8 1.1-39.3 2 14.2 3.6-42.7 14 67.3 39.8-86.5
Other 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 35.5 5.6-83.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 64.5 16.5-94.4
AGE
18-44 8 0 0.0 . - . 2 32.7 8.3-72.3 2 22.2 5.2-59.7 4 45.1 15.3-78.8
45+ 17 2 13.8 2.5-50.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 15 86.2 49.8-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 9 0 0.0 . - . 1 16.7 2.3-62.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 83.3 37.3-97.7
Some College + 16 2 11.2 1.9-44.7 1 13.9 2.0-55.4 2 15.0 3.7-44.6 11 59.9 31.4-83.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 15 1 1.6 0.2-11.4 1 18.6 2.9-63.8 2 20.0 5.1-53.8 11 59.8 28.8-84.5
$50,000+ 5 1 29.0 4.1-79.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 71.0 20.2-95.9

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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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