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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 24 6 21.0 8.8-42.3 1 11.2 1.7-48.7 5 15.7 5.8-35.7 12 52.1 30.2-73.2
GENDER
Male 11 3 18.2 4.9-49.1 1 18.6 2.8-64.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 63.1 29.4-87.6
Female 13 3 25.2 8.1-56.3 0 0.0 . - . 5 39.5 16.2-68.8 5 35.3 13.9-64.8
RACE
White 20 5 18.1 7.0-39.4 1 13.7 2.1-54.5 5 19.1 7.1-42.1 9 49.1 26.1-72.5
Other 4 1 34.2 4.5-85.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 65.8 14.9-95.5
AGE
18-44 12 3 17.5 5.1-45.4 1 19.5 3.0-65.6 3 21.2 6.2-52.1 5 41.9 16.5-72.4
45+ 12 3 25.9 7.4-60.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.2 1.8-29.7 7 66.0 34.4-87.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 2 9.5 2.2-33.0 1 18.4 2.8-64.0 2 5.7 1.3-22.0 9 66.4 33.2-88.7
Some College + 10 4 38.9 14.0-71.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 31.2 9.8-65.4 3 29.9 9.0-65.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 13 3 16.5 4.7-44.5 1 20.9 3.3-67.4 3 19.4 5.4-50.4 6 43.1 17.8-72.6
$50,000+ 6 2 30.2 6.8-72.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.4 1.6-55.3 3 57.3 20.2-87.7

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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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