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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 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
GENDER
Male 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.4 1.8-61.0 4 85.6 39.0-98.2
Female 21 1 4.1 0.6-24.5 1 4.8 0.7-27.5 2 8.0 1.9-28.7 17 83.1 61.0-93.9
RACE
White 18 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.9 0.8-32.3 2 11.3 2.6-37.7 15 82.8 56.7-94.7
Other 8 1 6.7 0.8-37.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.1 1.0-43.2 6 85.2 52.1-96.8
AGE
18-44 8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 15.3 3.2-49.9 6 84.7 50.1-96.8
45+ 18 1 4.6 0.6-26.8 1 5.3 0.7-30.0 1 6.8 0.9-35.8 15 83.4 57.9-94.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 9 1 6.2 0.8-35.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 93.8 64.8-99.2
Some College + 16 0 0.0 . - . 1 6.5 0.9-34.9 3 19.4 6.0-47.5 12 74.1 46.4-90.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 15 1 5.7 0.8-31.9 1 6.6 0.9-35.5 1 4.3 0.6-25.5 12 83.4 57.6-94.9
$50,000+ 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.1 3.0-74.4 4 76.9 25.6-97.0

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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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