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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 18 3 18.5 5.1-49.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 52.0 25.0-77.9 7 29.6 11.4-57.9
GENDER
Male 8 2 27.4 4.9-73.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 63.3 21.4-91.6 1 9.3 1.1-48.5
Female 10 1 9.9 1.3-47.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 41.0 13.8-75.1 6 49.1 18.7-80.1
RACE
White 17 2 8.8 1.9-32.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 58.1 29.4-82.2 7 33.1 12.7-62.8
Other 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 6 2 27.4 5.5-70.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 45.6 11.1-84.8 2 27.1 5.2-71.4
45+ 12 1 6.6 0.9-36.0 0 0.0 . - . 6 60.5 30.7-84.1 5 32.9 12.3-63.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 12 2 19.4 3.8-59.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 74.9 38.3-93.5 2 5.8 1.2-23.7
Some College + 6 1 16.5 2.1-64.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 83.5 35.5-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 14 2 17.4 3.4-55.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 67.4 35.1-88.8 4 15.2 4.6-39.9
$50,000+ 3 1 24.6 2.6-79.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 75.4 20.3-97.4

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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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