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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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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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
-Iredell County 24 4 16.4 5.5-39.8 1 2.8 0.4-17.9 11 38.6 20.4-60.7 8 42.2 21.8-65.6
GENDER
Male 11 3 24.6 7.2-57.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.2 4.9-49.1 5 57.2 27.0-82.8
Female 13 1 4.0 0.5-24.6 1 7.1 1.0-37.4 8 69.6 41.6-88.0 3 19.3 5.9-47.6
RACE
White 20 2 15.1 3.9-44.0 1 3.4 0.5-21.3 10 39.6 19.8-63.4 7 41.9 20.1-67.5
Other 4 2 22.5 3.8-68.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 34.2 4.5-85.1 1 43.3 6.7-89.0
AGE
18-44 12 3 25.7 7.7-58.9 1 4.9 0.6-29.0 4 28.9 10.1-59.5 4 40.6 14.7-73.0
45+ 12 1 3.8 0.5-23.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 51.9 22.9-79.7 4 44.3 17.6-74.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 3 17.0 4.4-47.6 1 4.6 0.6-27.8 5 23.0 8.1-50.4 5 55.4 27.1-80.6
Some College + 10 1 15.5 2.2-59.6 0 0.0 . - . 6 62.9 30.2-86.9 3 21.6 6.3-53.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 13 3 19.2 5.0-51.7 1 5.2 0.7-30.6 6 41.4 17.0-70.9 3 34.1 10.5-69.6
$50,000+ 6 1 20.1 2.8-68.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 42.7 12.3-79.8 2 37.2 9.1-77.9

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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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