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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 33 5 23.3 8.2-50.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.6 12 27.2 11.3-52.2 15 48.4 24.9-72.6
GENDER
Male 12 4 36.4 10.5-73.6 1 1.9 0.2-14.0 1 2.9 0.3-19.9 6 58.8 23.3-87.0
Female 21 1 6.6 0.9-35.6 0 0.0 . - . 11 58.4 31.2-81.3 9 35.0 15.2-61.8
RACE
White 29 4 15.7 5.4-37.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.7 11 33.1 13.6-61.0 13 49.8 24.4-75.3
Other 4 1 50.4 7.5-92.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.2 0.6-41.7 2 43.4 5.9-90.4
AGE
18-44 10 3 33.0 8.2-73.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 23.7 4.3-68.3 5 43.3 11.9-81.2
45+ 23 2 11.7 2.9-37.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.7 10 31.4 15.1-54.0 10 54.5 30.5-76.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 3 30.7 7.3-71.4 1 2.0 0.2-14.7 4 12.0 3.4-34.4 6 55.3 20.1-85.9
Some College + 19 2 14.9 3.7-44.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 44.6 18.7-73.7 9 40.5 18.2-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 15 2 16.0 3.6-49.5 1 3.3 0.4-21.7 8 64.5 32.3-87.4 4 16.2 4.8-42.7
$50,000+ 10 2 29.9 8.2-67.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.8 2.7-44.1 6 57.3 25.9-83.7

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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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