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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,123 190 18.8 15.4-22.7 107 8.7 6.8-11.0 71 5.1 3.8- 6.6 755 67.5 63.5-71.3
-Rowan County 32 7 21.7 9.0-43.9 2 2.8 0.7-11.2 3 10.5 3.1-29.6 20 65.0 43.1-82.0
GENDER
Male 13 2 15.0 2.7-53.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.1 1.1-42.1 10 76.9 41.4-94.0
Female 19 5 29.5 11.4-57.8 2 6.1 1.4-22.5 2 13.2 3.1-42.1 10 51.2 27.0-74.8
RACE
White 27 6 23.2 8.9-48.1 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 3 12.2 3.6-33.9 17 63.1 38.8-82.1
Other 5 1 13.0 1.5-58.7 1 10.4 1.2-52.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 76.6 33.6-95.5
AGE
18-44 14 4 15.6 4.3-43.0 1 2.3 0.3-15.7 2 14.4 3.4-44.7 7 67.7 37.9-87.8
45+ 18 3 30.6 9.7-64.3 1 3.6 0.5-22.6 1 4.8 0.7-27.9 13 61.0 31.6-84.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 24 6 26.8 10.4-53.6 1 1.9 0.3-13.3 3 13.8 4.1-37.5 14 57.5 31.9-79.6
Some College + 8 1 5.6 0.7-33.4 1 5.6 0.7-33.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 88.7 60.5-97.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 25 7 33.7 15.2-59.0 2 4.4 1.0-16.7 3 16.2 5.1-41.2 13 45.7 25.1-68.0
$50,000+ 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .

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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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