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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 23 12 63.1 39.1-82.0 4 11.5 3.7-30.6 5 12.8 4.7-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.6 2.6-43.5
GENDER
Male 7 4 59.1 22.1-88.0 1 7.8 1.0-41.8 1 9.7 1.3-47.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.4 3.5-72.1
Female 16 8 66.0 37.8-86.1 3 14.3 3.6-42.5 4 15.0 4.8-38.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.7 0.6-28.3
RACE
White 21 11 62.5 37.1-82.5 4 12.7 4.0-33.3 5 14.0 5.1-33.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.8 1.6-48.1
Other 2 1 68.9 12.0-97.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 31.1 2.7-88.0
AGE
18-44 11 7 69.8 36.1-90.4 2 12.4 2.8-41.3 1 3.0 0.4-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.7 2.1-58.2
45+ 12 5 49.4 21.9-77.2 2 9.7 2.3-33.5 4 32.6 11.6-63.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.1-41.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 8 3 54.0 17.3-86.8 2 18.3 3.3-59.4 2 20.1 4.2-59.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.6 0.9-41.9
Some College + 15 9 68.2 37.4-88.5 2 7.7 1.7-29.1 3 8.6 2.5-25.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 15.5 2.3-58.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 11 5 63.6 33.4-85.9 2 10.2 2.3-35.2 3 17.4 5.1-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.7 1.2-43.7
$50,000+ 9 6 69.8 32.5-91.7 1 5.8 0.7-33.7 1 7.2 0.9-39.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.3 2.4-63.5

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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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