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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?

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  Total
Respond.^
None 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%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,155 339 30.4 26.9-34.0 224 19.0 16.1-22.2 228 20.6 17.3-24.2 109 8.5 6.8-10.7 255 21.5 18.1-25.4
-New Hanover County 25 10 45.8 25.0-68.2 7 19.8 8.5-39.6 3 14.4 3.7-42.7 2 4.7 1.1-18.3 3 15.2 4.9-38.4
GENDER
Male 5 3 65.8 22.6-92.7 1 19.8 2.6-70.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.4 1.8-61.0
Female 20 7 37.1 17.2-62.7 6 19.8 8.3-40.4 3 20.7 5.5-53.9 2 6.8 1.5-25.1 2 15.6 4.0-45.1
RACE
White 18 7 43.2 21.1-68.3 7 34.1 15.3-59.6 1 3.0 0.4-19.3 1 3.0 0.4-19.3 2 16.6 4.3-47.1
Other 7 3 49.5 15.5-84.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 30.2 6.3-73.6 1 7.0 0.9-39.7 1 13.2 1.7-57.3
AGE
18-44 8 4 68.0 31.3-90.8 3 17.4 4.6-47.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.7 1.9-59.9
45+ 17 6 32.5 13.5-59.7 4 21.3 7.1-48.9 3 23.1 6.2-57.8 2 7.6 1.7-27.7 2 15.5 3.9-45.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 8 2 34.0 8.1-75.1 1 13.1 1.8-56.1 2 27.5 5.8-70.1 1 3.9 0.5-25.1 2 21.5 4.9-59.6
Some College + 17 8 55.9 31.0-78.1 6 25.6 10.8-49.2 1 3.3 0.4-20.6 1 5.4 0.7-30.6 1 9.9 1.4-45.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 15 5 36.7 15.4-65.0 3 15.2 4.6-39.9 2 9.2 2.1-32.2 2 9.2 2.1-32.3 3 29.7 10.4-60.6
$50,000+ 6 3 65.3 26.2-90.9 3 34.7 9.1-73.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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