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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Asthma

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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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 1,186 154 13.8 11.0-17.3 95 9.1 6.8-11.9 145 11.5 9.3-14.0 792 65.6 61.6-69.4
-Wake County 51 7 16.2 7.1-32.7 2 2.4 0.5- 9.7 3 5.9 1.7-18.9 39 75.5 58.9-86.9
GENDER
Male 11 1 18.6 2.8-64.3 1 5.8 0.8-33.0 2 19.7 4.8-54.4 7 56.0 25.1-82.8
Female 40 6 15.3 6.4-32.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.3 32 82.5 65.8-92.0
RACE
White 40 5 15.3 5.7-35.1 2 3.0 0.7-12.1 3 7.5 2.1-23.2 30 74.2 55.0-87.2
Other 11 2 19.6 4.4-56.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 80.4 43.7-95.6
AGE
18-44 27 3 15.4 4.7-40.1 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 1 4.7 0.7-27.3 22 77.5 53.7-91.1
45+ 24 4 17.6 6.2-40.9 1 2.4 0.3-15.4 2 8.1 1.8-30.5 17 71.9 49.0-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 13 4 34.1 11.1-68.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 65.9 31.7-88.9
Some College + 38 3 10.1 3.2-27.5 2 3.2 0.7-12.8 3 8.0 2.3-24.5 30 78.7 60.5-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 25 4 18.4 5.8-45.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 20 80.1 53.7-93.3
$50,000+ 17 2 16.8 4.4-47.4 2 7.6 1.7-27.9 1 6.8 0.9-35.7 12 68.8 41.9-87.0

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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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