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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 36 13 32.4 17.4-52.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.5 7 13.4 5.7-28.5 15 51.6 32.2-70.5
GENDER
Male 13 2 10.0 2.3-35.0 1 6.1 0.8-34.2 3 15.6 4.0-45.2 7 68.2 38.4-88.1
Female 23 11 49.0 25.7-72.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 11.7 3.8-30.6 8 39.3 17.9-65.8
RACE
White 33 13 38.0 20.9-58.7 1 3.0 0.4-18.9 6 13.8 5.5-30.7 13 45.1 25.9-66.0
Other 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.9 1.0-58.6 2 89.1 41.4-99.0
AGE
18-44 9 2 20.2 4.5-57.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 79.8 42.6-95.5
45+ 26 10 33.7 17.1-55.7 1 4.8 0.7-27.7 7 25.0 10.9-47.5 8 36.5 16.5-62.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 7 28.3 11.8-53.7 1 3.5 0.5-21.8 5 15.0 5.4-35.3 10 53.2 29.3-75.7
Some College + 13 6 43.8 19.5-71.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.0 2.1-31.2 5 47.2 21.4-74.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 23 12 48.6 25.8-72.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 14.6 4.8-36.6 7 36.8 16.1-63.9
$50,000+ 7 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.6 1.6-55.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 87.4 44.5-98.4

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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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