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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 23 5 17.9 6.2-41.9 3 10.9 3.3-30.4 3 13.1 3.0-42.9 12 58.0 33.9-78.7
GENDER
Male 7 2 27.2 6.0-68.6 1 9.7 1.3-47.7 1 23.4 3.5-72.1 3 39.8 12.0-76.2
Female 16 3 11.2 3.1-33.3 2 11.8 2.7-39.3 2 5.7 1.3-21.8 9 71.3 44.1-88.7
RACE
White 21 5 19.7 6.8-45.2 2 9.0 2.2-30.6 3 14.4 3.2-45.8 11 56.9 31.7-79.0
Other 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 31.1 2.7-88.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 68.9 12.0-97.3
AGE
18-44 11 3 21.6 5.9-54.9 1 6.1 0.8-34.3 1 14.7 2.1-58.2 6 57.5 26.2-83.8
45+ 12 2 10.4 2.4-35.3 2 20.8 5.1-55.9 2 9.9 2.3-34.0 6 58.9 29.6-83.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 8 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.9 3.8-57.5 2 9.0 1.8-35.1 4 72.1 34.8-92.6
Some College + 15 5 28.1 9.9-58.2 1 6.4 0.9-34.8 1 15.5 2.3-58.8 8 49.9 23.5-76.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 11 3 20.7 5.9-51.9 1 8.7 1.2-43.7 2 10.4 2.4-35.7 5 60.2 29.6-84.4
$50,000+ 9 2 20.0 4.2-58.6 2 14.3 3.2-45.8 1 17.3 2.4-63.5 4 48.4 17.2-80.9

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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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