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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,166 312 27.6 24.0-31.4 109 8.5 6.6-10.7 247 18.8 16.1-21.9 498 45.1 41.1-49.2
-Rowan County 36 10 31.2 15.9-52.2 5 9.1 3.3-22.5 5 8.5 3.0-21.9 16 51.2 31.2-70.9
GENDER
Male 14 3 29.2 9.0-63.1 2 11.4 2.6-38.6 2 4.3 0.9-17.7 7 55.1 24.4-82.3
Female 22 7 33.2 14.7-59.0 3 6.8 2.0-20.4 3 12.5 3.5-36.2 9 47.5 25.0-71.1
RACE
White 31 8 28.3 12.9-51.1 3 5.3 1.5-17.5 5 9.7 3.3-24.8 15 56.7 34.8-76.3
Other 5 2 52.1 13.1-88.7 2 35.4 6.9-80.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.5 1.5-57.5
AGE
18-44 16 6 33.7 13.5-62.4 3 7.7 2.0-25.2 1 5.9 0.8-33.1 6 52.7 25.2-78.6
45+ 20 4 27.4 9.0-59.1 2 11.2 2.5-38.5 4 12.4 4.3-30.9 10 49.0 25.5-73.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 6 28.4 11.9-53.8 4 10.9 3.5-29.0 5 11.7 4.0-29.5 12 49.1 25.9-72.7
Some College + 9 4 38.7 11.9-74.7 1 4.3 0.5-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 57.0 22.6-85.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 29 8 32.6 15.6-56.0 5 13.1 4.9-30.8 5 12.3 4.4-29.9 11 42.0 22.9-63.8
$50,000+ 2 1 55.2 7.1-95.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 44.8 4.8-92.9

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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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