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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 51 24 44.6 29.1-61.3 11 22.3 11.7-38.2 9 20.7 8.2-43.1 4 6.3 2.1-17.6 3 6.0 1.7-19.0
GENDER
Male 12 5 38.4 14.3-70.0 4 39.6 15.3-70.4 1 2.9 0.4-19.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.1 4.6-53.3
Female 39 19 47.0 28.4-66.4 7 15.8 6.6-33.4 8 27.3 10.9-53.6 4 8.7 2.9-23.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
RACE
White 40 20 43.3 26.1-62.2 6 18.0 7.9-35.9 7 23.2 8.5-49.6 4 8.0 2.6-21.8 3 7.6 2.2-23.3
Other 11 4 50.1 20.2-79.9 5 39.2 13.8-72.3 2 10.7 2.4-37.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 27 14 48.5 27.0-70.5 8 24.3 10.9-45.6 3 18.1 3.9-54.5 1 4.4 0.6-25.8 1 4.7 0.7-27.3
45+ 24 10 37.6 19.7-59.7 3 18.6 5.7-46.6 6 25.5 10.5-50.1 3 9.9 3.0-28.1 2 8.4 1.9-30.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 9 79.8 54.6-92.9 1 2.9 0.4-19.1 4 17.3 5.6-42.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 37 15 32.2 17.8-51.0 10 29.1 15.0-48.9 5 21.9 7.0-51.1 4 8.6 2.8-23.3 3 8.2 2.3-24.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 24 12 52.7 27.2-76.9 5 16.4 5.7-38.7 5 27.1 7.8-62.2 2 3.8 0.8-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 17 8 38.6 18.6-63.5 5 43.2 20.6-69.0 1 3.7 0.5-22.9 1 5.0 0.7-28.4 2 9.5 2.1-34.3

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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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