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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 38 5 7.8 3.0-18.6 3 6.5 1.9-20.3 5 6.3 2.4-15.8 25 79.4 64.2-89.3
GENDER
Male 7 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.3 1.2-47.1 1 3.8 0.5-25.0 5 86.9 53.0-97.5
Female 31 5 10.9 4.1-25.6 2 5.4 1.1-22.8 4 7.4 2.4-20.1 20 76.4 57.8-88.4
RACE
White 22 2 4.2 0.9-17.4 1 4.6 0.6-27.4 3 4.6 1.3-14.7 16 86.6 68.2-95.1
Other 15 3 14.8 4.4-39.4 2 10.3 2.1-38.2 2 9.9 2.3-34.3 8 65.0 37.8-85.0
AGE
18-44 17 2 5.0 1.1-19.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-21.2 14 91.6 74.8-97.6
45+ 21 3 12.3 3.7-33.9 3 17.3 5.2-44.4 4 11.3 4.0-28.3 11 59.1 35.5-79.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 1 4.3 0.5-27.1 1 2.4 0.3-16.8 5 17.3 5.5-43.0 7 76.0 47.9-91.6
Some College + 24 4 9.7 3.3-25.2 2 8.8 2.2-29.8 0 0.0 . - . 18 81.4 61.4-92.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 26 5 12.0 4.5-28.6 2 5.5 1.1-23.3 5 9.8 3.5-24.5 14 72.6 51.5-86.9
$50,000+ 10 0 0.0 . - . 1 11.5 1.6-51.6 0 0.0 . - . 9 88.5 48.4-98.4

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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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