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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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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  Total
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
-Johnston County 30 4 10.3 2.8-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 14 44.5 24.8-66.2 12 45.2 24.6-67.5
GENDER
Male 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 66.7 22.0-93.5 2 33.3 6.5-78.0
Female 22 4 15.7 4.4-42.9 0 0.0 . - . 8 33.0 15.2-57.4 10 51.4 27.3-74.8
RACE
White 28 4 10.9 3.0-32.6 0 0.0 . - . 13 42.6 22.7-65.1 11 46.5 25.1-69.3
Other 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 77.2 17.5-98.2 1 22.8 1.8-82.5
AGE
18-44 11 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 44.1 17.0-75.2 6 55.9 24.8-83.0
45+ 19 4 24.1 7.3-56.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 45.1 22.5-69.9 6 30.8 12.8-57.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 16 3 15.1 3.4-47.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 23.2 7.8-51.8 8 61.7 32.2-84.5
Some College + 14 1 3.5 0.5-22.1 0 0.0 . - . 9 74.7 46.9-90.8 4 21.8 7.3-49.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 18 2 5.3 1.2-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 49.4 22.9-76.2 7 45.3 19.4-74.0
$50,000+ 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 44.1 13.5-80.0 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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