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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Asthma"

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room or urgent care center because of your asthma?*

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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 1,164 59 5.0 3.4- 7.3 30 3.1 1.9- 5.0 164 15.5 12.7-18.8 911 76.4 72.7-79.8
COUNTY/REGIONS***
Alamance 24 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 19.1 5.9-47.1 20 80.0 52.6-93.5
Buncombe 51 3 4.4 1.3-13.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 10 24.2 12.6-41.6 37 70.5 53.8-83.0
Cabarrus 32 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 29.8 9.9-62.1 28 70.2 37.9-90.1
Catawba 36 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 2 11.1 2.2-40.8 5 14.6 5.3-34.5 28 73.1 50.1-88.1
Cumberland 35 3 4.7 1.4-14.7 0 0.0 . - . 9 28.0 12.9-50.5 23 67.3 45.6-83.5
Davidson 19 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.7 1.3-22.0 17 94.3 78.0-98.7
Durham 31 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 20.2 4.2-59.3 28 79.8 40.7-95.8
Forsyth 25 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.5 1.6-23.5 4 10.7 3.8-26.5 19 82.8 65.0-92.6
Gaston 34 1 11.1 1.7-48.0 1 2.2 0.3-14.3 3 4.7 1.4-14.8 29 82.0 54.5-94.5
Guilford 39 3 15.7 3.9-45.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.8-13.8 34 80.8 53.5-93.9
Iredell 24 1 4.0 0.5-23.7 1 11.2 1.7-48.7 4 17.5 6.2-40.7 18 67.3 41.8-85.5
Johnston 29 1 5.4 0.8-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 27 93.3 71.9-98.7
Mecklenburg 63 3 4.5 1.4-13.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 10.7 4.5-23.4 54 84.8 71.9-92.4
New Hanover 26 1 2.9 0.4-18.2 1 3.3 0.5-20.6 3 9.9 3.0-28.2 21 83.9 64.9-93.6
Onslow 24 0 0.0 . - . 4 21.6 8.3-45.6 3 14.8 4.4-39.2 17 63.7 40.4-81.9
Orange 30 2 6.6 1.4-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.0 1.4-22.7 26 87.3 68.4-95.7
Pitt 25 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.2 5.7-34.7 20 84.8 65.3-94.3
Randolph 34 4 9.1 3.2-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 19.0 8.4-37.3 24 72.0 53.7-85.0
Robeson 38 5 13.6 5.4-30.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 8 20.5 9.8-38.0 24 64.8 46.8-79.4
Rowan 36 3 3.8 1.1-12.0 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 8 19.2 8.7-37.1 24 73.3 54.6-86.2
Union 22 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.7-30.2 21 94.6 69.8-99.3
Wake 49 3 6.3 1.9-19.0 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 43 89.4 76.6-95.6
Carteret/Currituck/Craven/Dare/Hyde/Pamlico 28 3 15.0 3.2-48.7 3 4.9 1.3-17.2 6 31.1 11.6-60.8 16 49.0 26.2-72.2
Northeast Partnership II 37 4 7.7 2.7-20.4 1 4.3 0.6-25.0 4 14.7 4.8-37.4 28 73.2 53.1-86.8
Northeast Partnership I 34 2 7.5 1.8-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 24.6 11.8-44.3 23 67.9 48.1-82.8
Franklin/Nash/Wilson 33 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.4-23.1 7 12.8 5.5-27.1 24 81.0 64.1-91.0
Duplin/Greene/Harn./Jones/Lenoir/Samp./Wayne 34 3 3.4 1.1-10.7 3 12.5 3.5-35.9 9 25.5 12.6-44.7 19 58.6 39.1-75.8
Bladen/Brunswick/Columbus/Pender 24 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 17.4 6.3-39.5 19 82.6 60.5-93.7
Caswell/Granville/Person/Vance 40 3 5.7 1.8-16.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 24.5 11.8-44.2 29 69.8 50.9-83.8
Chatham/Lee/Moore 28 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.1 0.9-32.4 26 91.5 69.2-98.1
Anson/Hoke/Montgo./Richmond/Scotland/Stanly 46 3 4.2 1.1-14.3 3 15.0 3.0-50.7 3 4.9 1.2-17.2 37 75.9 48.4-91.4
Davie/Rockingham/Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 28 1 3.6 0.5-21.8 2 5.1 1.2-19.2 6 23.5 9.9-46.4 19 67.8 44.9-84.5
Alleghany/Ashe/Avery/Watauga/Wilkes 16 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.7 0.8-31.6 2 23.0 6.3-57.3 13 71.3 40.0-90.3
Alexander/Burke/Caldwell/Cleve./Lincoln 29 2 7.4 1.8-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 16.2 4.7-43.2 24 76.4 51.8-90.7
Mountain AHEC (Excludes Buncombe) 61 2 1.8 0.3-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 18.8 7.9-38.5 52 79.4 60.2-90.7
NORTHEASTERN PARTNERSHIP**
Yes 79 7 8.0 3.6-16.7 2 2.8 0.6-12.1 14 17.0 9.2-29.3 56 72.2 59.5-82.1
No 1,085 52 4.8 3.2- 7.3 28 3.1 1.9- 5.1 150 15.4 12.6-18.8 855 76.6 72.7-80.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 376 24 5.7 3.0-10.5 16 5.0 2.7- 9.2 69 20.2 14.8-26.8 267 69.1 62.0-75.4
Piedmont 642 29 5.2 3.0- 8.9 12 2.8 1.3- 6.1 75 12.2 9.1-16.2 526 79.8 74.8-84.0
Western NC 146 6 3.2 1.2- 7.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 20 18.7 11.1-29.6 118 77.5 66.8-85.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS(AHEC)****
Mountain AHEC 112 5 2.8 1.0- 7.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 17 20.8 11.9-33.8 89 76.1 63.4-85.4
Northwest 189 7 3.1 1.2- 7.7 8 5.5 2.6-11.4 29 15.0 10.0-22.1 145 76.3 68.3-82.9
Charlotte 182 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 2 0.6 0.2- 2.6 17 13.1 7.3-22.3 157 81.5 72.1-88.2
Greensboro 148 10 9.3 3.0-25.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 18 10.3 5.9-17.4 119 79.8 66.7-88.6
Southern Regional 135 12 5.5 3.0-10.0 4 8.4 2.1-27.8 24 19.9 12.2-30.8 95 66.2 53.2-77.2
Coastal 49 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 2 8.0 1.5-33.7 8 14.6 6.7-29.0 38 76.4 57.2-88.7
Wake 157 7 4.6 1.9-10.5 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 13 8.8 3.9-18.7 136 85.5 75.7-91.8
Area L 53 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 3 8.3 2.6-23.3 17 26.6 15.9-41.0 32 63.6 48.5-76.4
Eastern 139 10 8.2 3.0-20.4 8 4.6 2.2- 9.5 21 21.7 12.4-35.2 100 65.4 52.6-76.3

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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, Edgecombe, 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.

*** 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.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

****Learn about the NC Area Health Education Centers Program

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