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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,072 554 50.6 46.5-54.8 518 49.4 45.2-53.5
-Rowan County 30 16 54.1 31.4-75.3 14 45.9 24.7-68.6
GENDER
Male 12 7 53.5 19.3-84.7 5 46.5 15.3-80.7
Female 18 9 54.8 29.1-78.1 9 45.2 21.9-70.9
RACE
White 27 15 57.6 32.6-79.2 12 42.4 20.8-67.4
Other 3 1 20.1 2.0-75.5 2 79.9 24.5-98.0
AGE
18-44 14 10 54.8 24.0-82.4 4 45.2 17.6-76.0
45+ 16 6 52.9 26.1-78.2 10 47.1 21.8-73.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 13 56.3 28.9-80.3 10 43.7 19.7-71.1
Some College + 7 3 47.9 13.9-84.0 4 52.1 16.0-86.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 15 73.4 51.2-87.9 9 26.6 12.1-48.8
$50,000+ 1 1 100 . - . 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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