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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Franklin/Nash/Wilson Counties

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,965 1,189 7.6 7.0- 8.1 13,776 92.4 91.9-93.0
-Franklin/Nash/Wilson 367 35 10.1 6.9-14.6 332 89.9 85.4-93.1
GENDER
Male 134 6 5.6 2.3-13.0 128 94.4 87.0-97.7
Female 233 29 14.4 9.6-21.1 204 85.6 78.9-90.4
RACE
White 226 26 11.7 7.5-17.8 200 88.3 82.2-92.5
Other 139 9 7.8 3.6-15.8 130 92.2 84.2-96.4
AGE
18-44 135 10 6.6 3.4-12.6 125 93.4 87.4-96.6
45+ 230 25 12.4 7.9-19.2 205 87.6 80.8-92.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 207 14 7.3 3.9-13.4 193 92.7 86.6-96.1
Some College + 159 21 13.7 8.4-21.5 138 86.3 78.5-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 15 9.0 5.0-15.6 190 91.0 84.4-95.0
$50,000+ 72 10 13.6 6.4-26.6 62 86.4 73.4-93.6

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
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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