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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,155 339 30.4 26.9-34.0 224 19.0 16.1-22.2 228 20.6 17.3-24.2 109 8.5 6.8-10.7 255 21.5 18.1-25.4
-Rowan County 36 11 44.2 24.8-65.5 8 11.9 5.1-25.5 5 14.6 5.2-34.8 5 12.6 4.6-30.2 7 16.7 7.2-34.2
GENDER
Male 15 4 49.5 20.7-78.7 2 9.4 1.8-37.2 3 11.1 2.9-34.6 1 9.0 1.2-44.1 5 21.0 7.0-48.3
Female 21 7 38.6 18.3-63.9 6 14.6 5.9-31.6 2 18.2 4.3-52.5 4 16.4 5.4-40.2 2 12.2 2.7-40.9
RACE
White 30 10 46.2 24.8-69.1 6 10.3 3.7-25.7 4 13.5 4.0-36.8 4 13.3 4.4-33.8 6 16.6 6.5-36.4
Other 5 1 39.1 6.5-85.6 2 25.5 5.0-68.9 1 25.0 3.3-76.4 1 10.4 1.2-52.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 16 5 43.7 17.8-73.6 5 14.4 4.7-36.6 1 10.7 1.5-48.5 2 13.6 3.2-42.7 3 17.6 5.2-45.2
45+ 20 6 44.9 22.1-70.0 3 8.2 2.4-24.8 4 20.4 7.2-46.0 3 11.1 3.2-31.8 4 15.4 5.2-37.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 8 46.8 23.9-71.1 4 7.0 2.4-19.0 4 11.3 3.7-29.3 5 17.3 6.2-39.7 6 17.7 6.9-38.6
Some College + 9 3 37.2 11.2-73.6 4 25.2 6.9-60.5 1 23.6 3.6-72.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.9 1.9-57.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 29 6 27.3 12.0-50.9 7 15.0 6.1-32.3 5 21.0 7.8-45.5 5 18.1 6.8-40.1 6 18.6 7.6-38.9
$50,000+ 2 1 44.8 4.8-92.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 55.2 7.1-95.2

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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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