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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for a routine checkup for 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 1,171 307 27.3 23.9-31.1 136 11.6 9.0-14.7 220 16.3 13.8-19.2 508 44.8 40.9-48.8
-Rowan County 36 11 34.7 18.5-55.3 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 5 7.5 2.9-17.9 19 56.6 36.5-74.7
GENDER
Male 15 7 48.1 20.1-77.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 51.9 22.7-79.9
Female 21 4 20.6 6.9-47.7 1 2.6 0.3-17.0 5 15.3 6.0-34.1 11 61.5 37.2-81.1
RACE
White 30 8 28.5 13.1-51.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 5.1 1.5-15.9 19 66.4 44.0-83.2
Other 5 2 64.1 22.4-91.7 1 10.4 1.2-52.4 2 25.5 5.0-68.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 6 33.4 13.3-62.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.3-17.6 9 64.0 35.6-85.1
45+ 20 5 36.6 15.4-64.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 4 14.6 5.2-35.1 10 45.6 23.3-69.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 7 31.1 13.9-55.9 1 1.7 0.2-11.9 5 10.2 3.9-24.4 14 56.9 33.3-77.7
Some College + 9 4 44.2 14.8-78.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 55.8 21.7-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 29 9 37.6 19.5-59.9 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 3 6.1 1.9-18.4 16 54.5 33.5-74.0
$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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