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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,123 190 18.8 15.4-22.7 107 8.7 6.8-11.0 71 5.1 3.8- 6.6 755 67.5 63.5-71.3
-New Hanover County 24 5 21.7 8.7-44.8 1 4.1 0.6-24.2 0 0.0 . - . 18 74.2 51.2-88.8
GENDER
Male 3 1 21.8 2.3-76.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 78.2 23.1-97.7
Female 21 4 21.7 7.9-47.2 1 5.3 0.7-29.8 0 0.0 . - . 16 73.0 47.9-88.8
RACE
White 17 3 23.6 7.5-54.1 1 6.9 1.0-36.2 0 0.0 . - . 13 69.6 40.7-88.4
Other 7 2 19.0 4.0-57.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 81.0 43.0-96.0
AGE
18-44 8 2 23.8 5.3-63.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 76.2 36.5-94.7
45+ 16 3 20.0 6.2-48.8 1 7.4 1.0-38.0 0 0.0 . - . 12 72.6 44.3-89.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 6 1 15.8 1.9-64.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 84.2 35.9-98.1
Some College + 17 4 25.6 9.3-53.5 1 6.3 0.9-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 12 68.1 41.0-86.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 14 4 31.2 11.5-61.2 1 7.3 1.0-37.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 61.6 33.0-83.9
$50,000+ 6 1 20.5 2.8-70.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 79.5 29.8-97.2

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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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