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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,207 1,849 10.1 9.5-10.7 15,358 89.9 89.3-90.5
-Rowan County 473 49 12.0 8.6-16.6 424 88.0 83.4-91.4
GENDER
Male 166 21 13.5 8.0-22.0 145 86.5 78.0-92.0
Female 307 28 10.7 7.1-15.9 279 89.3 84.1-92.9
RACE
White 391 41 12.9 8.9-18.4 350 87.1 81.6-91.1
Other 79 7 7.7 3.3-17.1 72 92.3 82.9-96.7
AGE
18-44 154 21 15.0 9.1-23.7 133 85.0 76.3-90.9
45+ 319 28 9.3 6.1-13.9 291 90.7 86.1-93.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 261 35 15.8 10.6-22.9 226 84.2 77.1-89.4
Some College + 212 14 7.6 4.0-13.9 198 92.4 86.1-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 307 37 13.2 9.1-18.7 270 86.8 81.3-90.9
$50,000+ 99 6 5.1 2.1-12.0 93 94.9 88.0-97.9

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^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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