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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 51 13 23.4 12.7-39.1 4 7.3 1.8-24.7 4 5.5 1.8-15.0 30 63.9 47.1-77.8
GENDER
Male 12 2 11.3 2.6-37.4 1 18.0 2.7-63.3 2 10.7 2.2-38.9 7 60.0 28.8-84.7
Female 39 11 27.9 14.2-47.5 3 3.3 0.9-11.3 2 3.5 0.8-14.2 23 65.4 46.0-80.7
RACE
White 40 9 18.6 8.9-34.8 2 7.1 1.3-31.0 4 6.8 2.3-18.7 25 67.4 48.6-81.9
Other 11 4 41.9 14.6-75.3 2 8.0 1.5-33.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 50.1 20.1-80.0
AGE
18-44 27 8 26.6 12.2-48.6 2 8.1 1.3-37.2 0 0.0 . - . 17 65.2 42.1-82.9
45+ 24 5 17.4 6.4-39.3 2 5.7 1.3-21.6 4 15.4 5.3-37.1 13 61.4 39.4-79.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 1 2.9 0.4-19.1 3 26.6 6.8-64.0 2 9.5 2.0-34.7 8 61.0 29.8-85.2
Some College + 37 12 30.6 16.2-50.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 2 4.0 0.9-16.7 22 64.9 45.4-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 5 18.1 6.1-42.9 2 11.0 2.0-43.1 1 3.3 0.4-20.7 16 67.6 41.1-86.2
$50,000+ 17 6 31.7 13.6-57.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.5 2.1-34.3 9 58.8 33.7-79.9

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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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