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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,186 154 13.8 11.0-17.3 95 9.1 6.8-11.9 145 11.5 9.3-14.0 792 65.6 61.6-69.4
-Alamance County 22 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 1 5.1 0.7-28.8 4 21.2 6.9-49.2 16 70.4 44.6-87.5
GENDER
Male 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Female 21 1 3.7 0.5-22.4 1 5.5 0.8-30.7 4 23.1 7.6-52.1 15 67.7 41.3-86.2
RACE
White 17 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.8 0.9-36.1 3 14.5 3.8-41.8 13 78.7 51.2-92.9
Other 4 1 15.3 1.7-65.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 47.3 8.4-89.8 2 37.4 6.7-83.2
AGE
18-44 8 1 6.7 0.9-37.1 1 10.0 1.3-48.1 2 32.7 8.3-72.3 4 50.6 18.5-82.2
45+ 14 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.3 1.8-36.7 12 90.7 63.3-98.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 6 1 13.6 1.7-58.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 86.4 41.2-98.3
Some College + 16 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.7 0.9-35.9 4 28.2 9.4-59.7 11 65.1 35.6-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 13 1 6.6 0.9-35.7 1 9.9 1.4-46.5 3 34.1 10.3-70.0 8 49.5 21.8-77.5
$50,000+ 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.1 1.7-61.1 4 85.9 38.9-98.3

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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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