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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,141 266 27.2 23.5-31.2 152 18.5 15.0-22.6 289 25.8 22.4-29.4 434 28.6 25.5-31.9
-Alamance County 22 5 27.1 10.8-53.3 1 9.2 1.3-43.3 9 35.0 17.0-58.7 7 28.7 12.6-53.0
GENDER
Male 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 52.8 6.5-94.7 1 47.2 5.3-93.5
Female 20 5 32.1 13.1-59.7 1 10.8 1.6-48.1 8 31.8 14.5-56.1 6 25.3 10.1-50.7
RACE
White 18 2 13.0 3.1-41.0 1 12.2 1.8-51.5 9 46.4 23.1-71.4 6 28.4 11.4-55.1
Other 3 2 65.3 13.3-95.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 34.7 4.2-86.7
AGE
18-44 8 3 39.4 12.0-75.5 1 18.2 2.6-65.1 4 42.4 14.2-76.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 14 2 14.7 3.6-44.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 27.5 10.2-55.8 7 57.8 30.1-81.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 7 1 11.0 1.4-51.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 46.7 13.3-83.4 4 42.3 11.8-80.1
Some College + 15 4 34.2 12.7-65.1 1 13.2 1.9-54.2 7 29.9 12.4-56.2 3 22.7 7.0-53.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 14 4 44.5 18.2-74.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 29.0 10.6-58.5 5 26.5 9.6-55.1
$50,000+ 5 1 14.1 1.7-61.1 1 35.6 5.5-84.0 2 21.2 3.9-64.1 1 29.0 4.1-79.8

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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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