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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 38 13 36.4 19.2-58.0 3 9.4 2.6-28.8 12 23.5 11.3-42.7 10 30.7 15.7-51.4
GENDER
Male 7 1 9.3 1.2-47.1 2 22.3 4.0-66.2 2 27.2 5.8-69.3 2 41.2 11.1-79.8
Female 31 12 47.3 25.9-69.8 1 4.1 0.6-24.5 10 22.1 9.6-43.1 8 26.5 12.3-48.0
RACE
White 22 7 38.4 15.8-67.4 3 14.8 4.0-42.1 5 15.8 4.7-41.5 7 31.1 12.6-58.5
Other 15 6 35.2 14.6-63.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 32.8 12.0-63.7 3 32.0 11.0-64.1
AGE
18-44 17 6 36.2 13.7-67.0 1 8.5 1.2-42.2 5 24.6 8.5-53.5 5 30.7 11.7-59.8
45+ 21 7 36.8 17.5-61.5 2 10.7 2.3-37.6 7 21.8 9.4-42.9 5 30.7 12.4-58.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 4 42.8 12.8-79.1 1 3.0 0.4-20.1 6 30.7 9.5-65.4 3 23.5 6.5-57.4
Some College + 24 9 32.8 16.0-55.4 2 13.0 3.2-40.8 6 19.4 7.1-43.2 7 34.8 15.9-60.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 26 10 41.5 19.0-68.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.6 9 22.9 9.3-46.4 6 34.0 14.6-60.8
$50,000+ 10 3 38.0 12.6-72.3 2 32.4 8.5-71.1 2 12.6 2.6-43.8 3 17.0 4.7-46.2

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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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