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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 29 9 18.3 8.4-35.6 2 9.6 1.8-38.7 7 17.1 7.0-35.9 11 55.0 33.1-75.1
GENDER
Male 8 2 8.3 1.7-32.5 1 23.1 3.3-72.8 3 24.8 5.8-63.9 2 43.8 11.6-82.2
Female 21 7 24.0 9.9-47.4 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 4 12.8 4.3-32.6 9 61.2 36.7-81.1
RACE
White 28 8 17.2 7.6-34.6 2 9.8 1.8-39.1 7 17.3 7.1-36.4 11 55.7 33.5-75.8
Other 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 11 2 12.0 2.7-39.8 1 13.8 1.9-56.6 1 9.1 1.2-44.9 7 65.0 32.0-88.0
45+ 18 7 27.8 12.1-52.0 1 3.3 0.4-20.8 6 29.0 12.2-54.5 4 39.9 16.5-68.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 16 5 15.4 5.1-38.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.9 2 6.0 1.3-23.6 8 76.5 51.8-90.7
Some College + 13 4 23.0 7.5-52.4 1 21.4 3.4-68.0 5 34.6 12.6-66.1 3 20.9 6.2-51.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 17 7 32.1 12.9-60.3 1 2.7 0.4-18.0 3 10.6 3.0-31.4 6 54.5 26.5-80.0
$50,000+ 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 21.3 3.0-70.1 3 22.8 5.5-60.3 4 55.9 20.0-86.5

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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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