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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 36 4 16.9 6.2-38.5 1 3.1 0.4-19.0 3 4.1 1.2-12.8 28 75.9 55.4-88.8
GENDER
Male 15 3 23.7 6.9-56.5 1 6.0 0.8-33.7 0 0.0 . - . 11 70.3 38.5-89.9
Female 21 1 9.8 1.4-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.4 2.5-24.7 17 81.7 54.7-94.3
RACE
White 30 2 11.3 2.7-36.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.3 0.8-13.2 26 85.4 62.4-95.3
Other 5 1 39.1 6.5-85.6 1 25.0 3.3-76.4 1 10.4 1.2-52.4 2 25.5 5.0-68.9
AGE
18-44 16 2 14.3 3.4-44.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.9 0.3-13.4 13 83.8 55.2-95.6
45+ 20 2 20.9 5.1-56.2 1 7.6 1.1-38.5 2 7.3 1.7-26.3 15 64.2 36.0-85.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 3 16.6 5.1-42.8 1 4.2 0.6-24.9 2 4.0 0.9-15.8 21 75.1 50.7-89.9
Some College + 9 1 17.8 2.5-64.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.3 0.5-27.1 7 77.9 35.9-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 29 3 17.5 5.5-43.4 1 4.4 0.6-25.6 3 5.9 1.8-17.8 22 72.2 49.2-87.5
$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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