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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,207 1,849 10.1 9.5-10.7 15,358 89.9 89.3-90.5
-Alamance County 462 44 9.6 6.6-13.9 418 90.4 86.1-93.4
GENDER
Male 147 7 6.9 2.7-16.5 140 93.1 83.5-97.3
Female 315 37 11.7 8.1-16.5 278 88.3 83.5-91.9
RACE
White 347 34 10.3 6.5-15.7 313 89.7 84.3-93.5
Other 112 9 7.8 3.6-16.0 103 92.2 84.0-96.4
AGE
18-44 176 14 9.3 4.9-16.9 162 90.7 83.1-95.1
45+ 284 30 10.0 6.8-14.5 254 90.0 85.5-93.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 222 19 8.5 4.9-14.4 203 91.5 85.6-95.1
Some College + 237 25 10.8 6.4-17.7 212 89.2 82.3-93.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 265 28 9.0 5.7-13.8 237 91.0 86.2-94.3
$50,000+ 116 8 8.8 3.3-21.4 108 91.2 78.6-96.7

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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: 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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