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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,186 154 13.8 11.0-17.3 95 9.1 6.8-11.9 145 11.5 9.3-14.0 792 65.6 61.6-69.4
-Johnston County 29 4 9.6 2.9-28.0 3 13.0 2.9-42.6 4 11.0 3.7-28.4 18 66.3 43.1-83.7
GENDER
Male 8 1 15.3 2.0-61.4 2 33.3 6.5-78.0 0 0.0 . - . 5 51.4 15.9-85.6
Female 21 3 6.6 1.9-20.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.9 4 16.9 5.7-40.6 13 74.3 51.1-88.8
RACE
White 27 3 8.8 2.2-29.0 3 13.8 3.1-44.4 4 11.7 3.9-30.0 17 65.7 41.6-83.7
Other 2 1 22.8 1.8-82.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 77.2 17.5-98.2
AGE
18-44 11 1 9.1 1.2-44.9 1 17.1 2.5-62.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 73.8 35.3-93.6
45+ 18 3 10.3 3.1-29.4 2 7.4 1.8-26.4 4 26.2 9.4-54.8 9 56.0 30.6-78.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 15 3 14.4 3.5-43.6 1 17.1 2.5-62.0 2 11.4 2.5-39.5 9 57.2 26.6-83.1
Some College + 14 1 3.1 0.4-20.2 2 7.4 1.7-27.1 2 10.5 2.3-36.8 9 79.0 53.6-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 18 4 18.6 5.5-47.6 1 2.8 0.4-18.5 3 15.6 4.3-43.3 10 62.9 34.8-84.3
$50,000+ 8 0 0.0 . - . 2 30.7 6.0-75.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 69.3 24.7-94.0

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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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