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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 35 10 36.5 18.1-59.9 2 7.2 1.3-30.9 16 30.6 16.6-49.3 7 25.7 11.4-48.1
GENDER
Male 7 2 22.3 4.0-66.2 1 19.3 2.7-67.6 3 32.7 8.9-70.8 1 25.7 3.9-74.8
Female 28 8 43.1 20.7-68.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 13 29.6 14.8-50.3 6 25.7 10.9-49.6
RACE
White 21 8 46.5 21.6-73.3 2 10.6 1.9-41.7 6 15.7 5.9-35.4 5 27.2 9.7-56.5
Other 13 2 16.8 3.9-50.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 58.8 28.5-83.7 2 24.4 6.4-60.3
AGE
18-44 15 6 46.3 19.5-75.5 1 10.0 1.4-47.0 5 17.1 6.0-39.9 3 26.6 8.2-59.6
45+ 20 4 21.3 7.3-48.2 1 2.8 0.4-17.7 11 51.6 28.0-74.5 4 24.4 8.9-51.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 12 3 46.9 13.0-83.9 1 3.3 0.4-22.8 6 27.4 8.4-61.0 2 22.4 4.9-61.9
Some College + 23 7 31.6 14.2-56.3 1 9.0 1.3-42.9 10 32.1 15.5-54.8 5 27.3 10.4-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 6 29.9 9.7-62.9 2 10.7 2.0-41.9 11 27.5 12.6-49.9 5 31.9 12.6-60.4
$50,000+ 10 4 58.9 27.2-84.5 0 0.0 . - . 4 25.8 8.3-57.3 2 15.3 3.1-50.8

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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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