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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,072 554 50.6 46.5-54.8 518 49.4 45.2-53.5
-Cumberland County 30 17 48.5 27.2-70.3 13 51.5 29.7-72.8
GENDER
Male 4 2 57.8 13.2-92.5 2 42.2 7.5-86.8
Female 26 15 46.5 24.2-70.3 11 53.5 29.7-75.8
RACE
White 18 11 48.6 21.3-76.7 7 51.4 23.3-78.7
Other 11 5 43.9 16.0-76.3 6 56.1 23.7-84.0
AGE
18-44 14 10 53.2 23.0-81.3 4 46.8 18.7-77.0
45+ 16 7 40.2 18.0-67.3 9 59.8 32.7-82.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 11 7 47.5 14.8-82.5 4 52.5 17.5-85.2
Some College + 19 10 49.2 25.6-73.1 9 50.8 26.9-74.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 19 11 41.0 17.7-69.3 8 59.0 30.7-82.3
$50,000+ 9 5 59.3 24.6-86.6 4 40.7 13.4-75.4

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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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