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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Asthma

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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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 1,186 154 13.8 11.0-17.3 95 9.1 6.8-11.9 145 11.5 9.3-14.0 792 65.6 61.6-69.4
-Piedmont NC 652 82 14.1 10.1-19.3 45 6.6 4.5- 9.7 68 10.2 7.5-13.8 457 69.1 63.6-74.1
GENDER
Male 169 19 16.9 8.7-30.3 16 8.3 4.2-16.0 15 10.5 5.5-19.2 119 64.2 52.4-74.5
Female 483 63 12.4 9.3-16.3 29 5.6 3.7- 8.5 53 10.0 7.3-13.7 338 71.9 66.8-76.5
RACE
White 526 68 16.1 11.2-22.5 36 5.8 4.0- 8.4 44 7.3 5.0-10.5 378 70.8 64.6-76.3
African American 106 11 7.1 3.4-14.4 8 10.7 4.2-24.8 24 23.5 14.1-36.6 63 58.6 45.2-70.9
Other Minorities 16 3 9.5 2.8-27.7 1 3.1 0.4-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 12 87.4 68.3-95.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 15 2 26.2 5.3-69.3 3 13.1 3.3-39.5 0 0.0 . - . 10 60.7 27.0-86.6
Non-Hispanic 635 80 13.8 9.8-19.0 42 6.5 4.3- 9.6 68 10.6 7.7-14.3 445 69.2 63.6-74.3
AGE
18-24 32 3 16.3 3.5-51.4 3 10.5 2.5-35.2 3 6.4 1.9-19.3 23 66.7 40.7-85.4
25-34 87 13 15.8 7.3-30.9 7 5.2 2.4-11.1 8 6.1 2.8-12.7 59 73.0 59.2-83.4
35-44 128 20 15.2 8.7-25.4 7 5.9 2.7-12.2 9 9.2 4.2-18.9 92 69.7 58.7-78.9
45-54 128 19 16.6 9.8-26.7 12 9.2 4.9-16.8 17 16.9 8.5-30.6 80 57.4 45.6-68.3
55-64 112 13 11.3 6.3-19.5 8 5.9 2.8-12.0 13 10.4 5.4-19.3 78 72.4 61.9-80.9
65-74 96 6 5.5 2.1-13.9 7 6.7 2.7-15.5 13 15.9 8.6-27.8 70 71.8 59.6-81.5
75+ 65 6 9.3 3.8-20.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.4 5 9.1 2.9-25.3 53 80.1 65.1-89.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 10 14.8 4.5-39.1 10 5.5 2.6-11.2 21 20.9 11.5-34.8 89 58.7 43.1-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 175 31 18.4 11.0-29.3 18 11.3 5.9-20.7 17 9.4 5.1-16.5 109 60.9 50.0-70.8
Some Post-H.S. 148 17 11.9 6.7-20.1 8 5.3 2.5-11.2 16 9.2 5.2-15.9 107 73.6 64.2-81.2
College Graduate 198 24 11.5 7.0-18.2 9 4.1 1.9- 8.5 14 5.7 2.9-10.8 151 78.8 70.9-84.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 126 13 8.8 4.9-15.4 8 4.1 1.9- 8.5 20 16.5 10.0-26.0 85 70.6 60.2-79.2
$15,000- 24,999 109 16 16.9 7.2-34.9 8 6.9 3.2-14.4 11 8.9 3.9-18.8 74 67.3 52.3-79.4
$25,000- 34,999 73 10 10.0 4.7-19.9 6 4.7 2.0-10.8 10 10.6 4.8-21.6 47 74.7 61.1-84.7
$35,000- 49,999 83 8 16.9 7.7-33.2 10 13.7 7.1-24.8 8 6.9 3.0-15.1 57 62.5 48.2-75.0
$50,000-74,999 56 5 5.7 2.1-14.3 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 2 2.7 0.6-11.1 46 87.5 76.7-93.7
$75,000+ 94 19 21.3 13.0-33.0 5 4.6 1.7-11.6 4 3.2 0.9-10.4 66 70.9 59.0-80.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 346 40 14.0 8.3-22.5 31 8.5 5.7-12.6 52 15.8 11.1-22.1 223 61.6 53.6-69.1
No 296 40 14.4 9.3-21.7 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6 16 5.0 2.6- 9.3 227 77.5 70.1-83.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 5 6.2 2.3-16.1 4 4.5 1.5-12.5 6 10.0 4.1-22.2 37 79.3 65.4-88.5
Non-Veteran 600 77 14.7 10.5-20.3 41 6.8 4.5-10.1 62 10.2 7.3-14.1 420 68.3 62.4-73.6

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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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