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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 37 4 13.9 5.0-33.3 0 0.0 . - . 19 41.0 24.2-60.2 14 45.1 26.3-65.4
GENDER
Male 14 2 15.6 3.6-47.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 25.8 9.3-54.1 6 58.6 29.1-83.0
Female 23 2 12.7 2.8-41.9 0 0.0 . - . 13 52.5 28.2-75.7 8 34.8 14.6-62.5
RACE
White 34 3 11.4 3.4-32.2 0 0.0 . - . 18 46.1 27.4-65.9 13 42.5 23.7-63.7
Other 3 1 28.7 2.9-84.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.9 1.0-58.6 1 60.4 11.3-94.8
AGE
18-44 9 2 23.5 5.6-61.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 17.2 4.5-47.4 4 59.3 26.1-85.7
45+ 27 2 8.5 2.1-29.0 0 0.0 . - . 15 51.7 29.7-73.0 10 39.8 19.6-64.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 2 10.5 2.4-35.7 0 0.0 . - . 10 34.1 16.2-58.0 12 55.4 31.6-77.0
Some College + 13 2 23.6 5.9-60.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 60.2 30.2-84.1 2 16.2 4.0-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 2 11.2 2.5-38.2 0 0.0 . - . 12 45.5 23.9-68.8 10 43.4 21.6-68.0
$50,000+ 7 2 33.1 8.0-73.9 0 0.0 . - . 3 31.6 8.7-69.3 2 35.3 8.0-77.4

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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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