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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,166 312 27.6 24.0-31.4 109 8.5 6.6-10.7 247 18.8 16.1-21.9 498 45.1 41.1-49.2
-Union County 23 7 19.4 8.1-39.5 1 1.8 0.2-12.3 4 17.3 5.2-44.2 11 61.5 37.7-80.9
GENDER
Male 7 2 17.5 3.9-52.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.4 3.5-72.1 4 59.1 22.1-88.0
Female 16 5 20.7 6.9-47.8 1 3.2 0.4-20.5 3 12.8 3.6-36.4 7 63.3 35.2-84.6
RACE
White 21 7 21.2 8.8-43.0 1 2.0 0.3-13.5 3 15.9 4.0-46.3 10 60.8 35.7-81.3
Other 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 31.1 2.7-88.0 1 68.9 12.0-97.3
AGE
18-44 11 3 15.5 4.2-43.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.3 4.1-57.4 6 65.2 32.9-87.8
45+ 12 4 27.2 9.1-58.4 1 5.5 0.7-31.7 2 13.2 3.0-42.7 5 54.0 25.6-80.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 8 4 34.2 9.1-73.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.6 0.9-41.9 3 58.2 20.7-88.1
Some College + 15 3 10.9 3.1-32.0 1 2.9 0.4-18.6 3 22.8 5.9-58.1 8 63.4 34.0-85.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 11 4 22.0 7.3-50.2 1 5.8 0.8-33.1 3 23.6 7.0-55.9 3 48.5 19.5-78.6
$50,000+ 9 2 12.9 2.8-43.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.3 2.4-63.5 6 69.8 32.5-91.7

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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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