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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room or urgent care center because of your asthma?*

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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 1,164 59 5.0 3.4- 7.3 30 3.1 1.9- 5.0 164 15.5 12.7-18.8 911 76.4 72.7-79.8
-Rowan County 36 3 3.8 1.1-12.0 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 8 19.2 8.7-37.1 24 73.3 54.6-86.2
GENDER
Male 14 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.5 1.0-39.5 3 18.6 5.4-47.8 10 73.9 43.6-91.2
Female 22 3 7.6 2.2-22.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 19.8 7.1-44.5 14 72.6 48.9-88.0
RACE
White 30 3 4.4 1.3-14.1 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 5 14.5 5.2-34.3 21 76.6 56.2-89.4
Other 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 35.4 6.9-80.1 3 64.6 19.9-93.1
AGE
18-44 16 2 3.5 0.8-14.4 1 6.3 0.8-34.5 3 15.3 4.2-42.8 10 74.9 47.5-90.7
45+ 20 1 4.2 0.6-24.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 25.0 9.8-50.4 14 70.9 45.8-87.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 2 3.6 0.8-14.7 1 5.2 0.7-29.2 6 19.6 7.8-41.2 18 71.7 49.0-86.9
Some College + 9 1 4.3 0.5-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.2 3.6-57.0 6 77.5 41.1-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 29 3 5.4 1.6-16.7 1 5.4 0.8-29.9 7 22.2 9.8-43.0 18 66.9 45.9-82.8
$50,000+ 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 55.2 7.1-95.2 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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