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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,072 554 50.6 46.5-54.8 518 49.4 45.2-53.5
-Johnston County 30 17 67.8 46.9-83.3 13 32.2 16.7-53.1
GENDER
Male 8 6 91.7 67.5-98.3 2 8.3 1.7-32.5
Female 22 11 55.3 30.8-77.5 11 44.7 22.5-69.2
RACE
White 28 16 67.2 45.4-83.5 12 32.8 16.5-54.6
Other 2 1 77.2 17.5-98.2 1 22.8 1.8-82.5
AGE
18-44 11 6 74.6 45.0-91.3 5 25.4 8.7-55.0
45+ 19 11 58.6 32.4-80.7 8 41.4 19.3-67.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 16 8 66.0 36.6-86.7 8 34.0 13.3-63.4
Some College + 14 9 70.3 41.5-88.8 5 29.7 11.2-58.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 18 10 73.3 48.6-88.8 8 26.7 11.2-51.4
$50,000+ 8 5 70.4 33.6-91.8 3 29.6 8.2-66.4

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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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