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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,186 154 13.8 11.0-17.3 95 9.1 6.8-11.9 145 11.5 9.3-14.0 792 65.6 61.6-69.4
-Catawba County 36 5 11.1 4.1-26.4 3 6.3 1.9-18.3 4 13.3 3.5-39.0 24 69.4 48.6-84.5
GENDER
Male 13 3 15.6 4.0-45.2 1 5.5 0.7-31.6 1 4.6 0.6-27.8 8 74.3 44.9-91.1
Female 23 2 7.7 1.7-28.0 2 6.8 1.6-24.5 3 19.7 4.5-56.1 16 65.8 37.8-85.9
RACE
White 33 4 11.1 3.7-28.6 3 7.3 2.3-21.1 3 5.2 1.5-15.9 23 76.4 58.3-88.2
Other 3 1 10.9 1.0-58.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 60.4 11.3-94.8 1 28.7 2.9-84.3
AGE
18-44 9 1 2.9 0.4-19.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 22.1 3.3-70.0 7 75.0 30.5-95.4
45+ 26 4 18.5 6.6-42.2 3 11.7 3.7-31.4 3 8.2 2.5-24.1 16 61.7 39.1-80.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 4 13.0 4.2-33.5 2 6.0 1.4-22.0 3 16.4 3.9-49.1 14 64.6 38.9-84.0
Some College + 13 1 5.8 0.8-32.5 1 7.0 0.9-36.9 1 4.6 0.6-27.4 10 82.6 55.7-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 23 3 12.3 3.5-35.1 3 9.8 3.0-27.5 2 5.0 1.1-19.2 15 73.0 50.5-87.8
$50,000+ 7 1 7.6 1.0-41.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 92.4 58.8-99.0

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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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