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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 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%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,155 339 30.4 26.9-34.0 224 19.0 16.1-22.2 228 20.6 17.3-24.2 109 8.5 6.8-10.7 255 21.5 18.1-25.4
-Alamance County 22 4 20.1 7.0-45.4 2 11.0 2.5-37.5 4 11.7 3.9-30.1 3 17.6 5.6-43.5 9 39.7 20.1-63.3
GENDER
Male 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 52.8 6.5-94.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 47.2 5.3-93.5 0 0.0 . - .
Female 20 4 23.5 8.4-50.9 1 3.7 0.5-22.7 4 13.7 4.6-34.5 2 12.5 2.9-40.3 9 46.6 24.3-70.3
RACE
White 16 1 12.8 1.9-53.0 2 16.0 3.6-48.9 3 12.4 3.4-36.4 2 15.5 3.6-47.1 8 43.4 20.5-69.5
Other 5 2 28.1 5.6-72.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.5 1.4-54.6 1 24.9 3.4-76.0 1 35.5 5.6-83.5
AGE
18-44 8 1 18.2 2.6-65.1 1 16.2 2.3-61.8 3 20.7 5.5-53.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 44.9 15.0-78.9
45+ 14 3 21.8 6.8-51.4 1 6.1 0.8-33.7 1 3.4 0.4-21.2 3 33.8 11.8-66.0 6 34.9 14.5-62.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 6 1 10.1 1.2-49.8 1 27.1 4.0-76.8 1 11.1 1.4-52.6 1 24.2 3.4-74.1 2 27.5 5.5-71.2
Some College + 16 3 24.1 7.5-55.4 1 4.5 0.6-26.5 3 11.9 3.2-35.5 2 14.9 3.5-46.0 7 44.6 20.8-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 12 1 7.4 1.0-39.0 1 6.8 0.9-36.7 3 21.2 6.1-52.7 1 7.4 1.0-39.0 6 57.3 27.5-82.6
$50,000+ 5 1 35.6 5.5-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.1 0.8-41.4 1 29.0 4.1-79.8 2 28.3 5.7-72.1

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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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