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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Asthma

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to prevent an asthma attack from occurring?*

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Respond.^
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%)
North Carolina 1,183 240 21.5 18.4-25.0 36 3.4 2.1- 5.6 496 37.7 34.0-41.7 411 37.3 33.5-41.3
-Union County 23 8 27.7 12.2-51.4 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 6 22.1 8.2-47.4 8 47.0 24.5-70.8
GENDER
Male 7 3 36.8 10.6-74.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.4 3.5-72.1 3 39.8 12.0-76.2
Female 16 5 21.1 7.1-48.3 1 5.5 0.7-31.7 5 21.1 7.5-46.8 5 52.3 24.1-79.1
RACE
White 21 8 30.4 13.3-55.5 1 3.5 0.5-21.8 5 21.2 7.1-48.8 7 44.9 21.7-70.5
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 4 27.7 8.8-60.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.3 4.1-57.4 5 53.1 22.9-81.1
45+ 12 4 27.9 9.4-59.0 1 9.7 1.3-46.0 4 27.8 9.6-58.1 3 34.6 11.5-68.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 8 3 29.8 7.3-69.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 20.8 5.1-56.5 2 49.4 13.9-85.5
Some College + 15 5 26.6 9.1-56.6 1 5.0 0.7-29.1 3 22.8 5.9-58.1 6 45.6 20.6-73.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 11 4 22.8 7.6-51.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 28.7 9.7-60.2 3 48.5 19.5-78.6
$50,000+ 9 3 27.2 7.5-63.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.3 2.4-63.5 5 55.5 21.9-84.7

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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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