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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,166 312 27.6 24.0-31.4 109 8.5 6.6-10.7 247 18.8 16.1-21.9 498 45.1 41.1-49.2
-Cabarrus County 33 12 38.2 18.4-62.8 3 14.0 3.0-46.5 6 8.4 3.3-19.9 12 39.4 17.5-66.5
GENDER
Male 12 4 20.5 6.1-50.5 1 19.7 2.8-67.8 1 2.9 0.3-19.9 6 56.9 22.0-86.1
Female 21 8 60.9 34.7-82.0 2 6.7 1.5-24.9 5 15.6 5.6-36.5 6 16.8 6.4-37.3
RACE
White 29 11 47.2 22.8-73.1 2 3.7 0.9-15.0 6 10.8 4.2-25.4 10 38.2 14.9-68.6
Other 4 1 6.2 0.6-41.7 1 50.4 7.5-92.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 43.4 5.9-90.4
AGE
18-44 10 6 45.2 13.9-80.9 2 23.2 4.0-68.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 31.6 5.6-78.2
45+ 23 6 29.7 12.8-54.7 1 2.9 0.4-18.6 6 18.7 7.6-39.0 10 48.8 25.0-73.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 4 15.7 4.4-42.9 1 20.8 2.9-69.5 2 6.2 1.3-25.3 7 57.3 21.5-86.8
Some College + 19 8 63.9 37.9-83.7 2 6.3 1.4-23.6 4 11.0 3.6-29.3 5 18.8 6.8-42.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 15 6 65.1 34.1-87.0 1 4.0 0.5-25.6 4 18.0 5.5-45.3 4 13.0 3.9-35.1
$50,000+ 10 6 72.0 40.9-90.5 1 6.9 0.9-37.2 1 3.6 0.5-23.0 2 17.5 4.2-50.5

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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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