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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to prevent an asthma attack from occurring?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,183 240 21.5 18.4-25.0 36 3.4 2.1- 5.6 496 37.7 34.0-41.7 411 37.3 33.5-41.3
-Alamance County 24 3 9.8 3.1-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 11 38.7 20.0-61.5 10 51.4 29.9-72.5
GENDER
Male 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Female 22 3 11.5 3.6-31.1 0 0.0 . - . 11 45.2 23.9-68.3 8 43.4 22.3-67.1
RACE
White 18 2 9.7 2.3-32.4 0 0.0 . - . 8 33.0 14.7-58.4 8 57.3 32.4-79.0
Other 5 1 11.5 1.4-54.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 45.9 10.5-85.9 2 42.6 9.7-83.7
AGE
18-44 8 1 6.7 0.9-37.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 46.8 16.3-79.9 3 46.6 16.0-79.9
45+ 16 2 12.6 3.1-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 31.7 13.7-57.5 7 55.7 30.1-78.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 8 1 10.0 1.3-48.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.0 2.9-47.2 5 76.0 40.7-93.6
Some College + 16 2 9.8 2.3-32.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 49.9 24.7-75.1 5 40.4 17.6-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 14 2 13.3 3.2-41.7 0 0.0 . - . 8 63.4 34.5-85.0 4 23.3 7.7-52.5
$50,000+ 5 1 14.1 1.7-61.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 21.2 3.9-64.1 2 64.6 22.8-91.9

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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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