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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Asthma

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,141 266 27.2 23.5-31.2 152 18.5 15.0-22.6 289 25.8 22.4-29.4 434 28.6 25.5-31.9
-Wake County 50 11 30.8 15.8-51.3 13 22.6 12.2-37.9 16 34.6 20.8-51.7 10 12.0 6.0-22.6
GENDER
Male 12 5 52.0 23.6-79.1 4 26.0 8.6-56.8 1 11.3 1.6-50.2 2 10.7 2.2-38.9
Female 38 6 22.8 7.6-51.4 9 21.3 10.0-39.7 15 43.5 25.4-63.5 8 12.5 5.7-25.1
RACE
White 41 10 35.5 18.1-57.9 9 21.5 10.5-38.9 13 30.1 16.5-48.5 9 12.9 6.1-25.1
Other 9 1 9.9 1.3-47.7 4 27.4 7.6-63.2 3 54.5 21.6-83.9 1 8.3 1.1-42.9
AGE
18-44 27 7 33.8 14.2-61.1 10 28.1 13.5-49.6 10 38.1 19.7-60.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 23 4 25.1 9.5-51.7 3 12.2 3.8-32.9 6 28.1 11.7-53.7 10 34.6 17.7-56.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 12 1 20.4 3.1-67.0 4 35.3 12.3-68.1 4 27.6 8.8-60.0 3 16.7 4.7-44.8
Some College + 38 10 34.1 16.6-57.4 9 18.5 8.7-35.3 12 36.9 20.5-56.9 7 10.5 4.5-22.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 4 32.4 10.9-65.3 6 20.2 7.7-43.3 10 37.0 17.4-62.2 4 10.4 3.5-27.0
$50,000+ 17 4 30.4 12.0-58.5 5 27.2 11.0-53.1 3 24.0 8.0-53.4 5 18.3 6.8-40.9

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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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