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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,191 418 6.4 5.5- 7.5 5,773 93.6 92.5-94.5
GENDER
Male 2,376 111 4.5 3.4- 5.9 2,265 95.5 94.1-96.6
Female 3,815 307 8.2 6.8- 9.8 3,508 91.8 90.2-93.2
RACE
White 4,687 304 6.2 5.2- 7.4 4,383 93.8 92.6-94.8
African American 1,142 91 7.8 5.6-10.9 1,051 92.2 89.1-94.4
Other Minorities 264 15 3.8 1.9- 7.7 249 96.2 92.3-98.1
HISPANIC
Yes 173 13 5.9 2.4-13.6 160 94.1 86.4-97.6
No 6,003 405 6.4 5.5- 7.5 5,598 93.6 92.5-94.5
AGE
18-24 546 48 8.5 5.3-13.4 498 91.5 86.6-94.7
25-34 1,154 82 6.3 4.4- 9.0 1,072 93.7 91.0-95.6
35-44 1,287 68 5.3 3.6- 7.7 1,219 94.7 92.3-96.4
45-54 1,131 75 5.5 3.9- 7.7 1,056 94.5 92.3-96.1
55-64 821 65 7.7 5.4-10.9 756 92.3 89.1-94.6
65+ 1,189 74 6.2 4.5- 8.5 1,115 93.8 91.5-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 829 81 7.7 5.6-10.4 748 92.3 89.6-94.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,857 125 7.3 5.4- 9.8 1,732 92.7 90.2-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,584 99 4.9 3.7- 6.4 1,485 95.1 93.6-96.3
College Graduate 1,889 109 5.6 4.3- 7.3 1,780 94.4 92.7-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 588 51 8.0 5.1-12.3 537 92.0 87.7-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,010 93 8.0 5.9-10.9 917 92.0 89.1-94.1
$25,000- 34,999 881 51 3.9 2.6- 5.8 830 96.1 94.2-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 965 62 6.3 4.5- 8.7 903 93.7 91.3-95.5
$50,000+ 1,588 77 5.1 3.5- 7.3 1,511 94.9 92.7-96.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 422 27 6.5 4.2- 9.8 395 93.5 90.2-95.8
Cumberland 429 25 4.5 2.9- 7.0 404 95.5 93.0-97.1
Durham 400 28 6.8 4.4-10.2 372 93.2 89.8-95.6
Forsyth 454 38 8.0 5.5-11.6 416 92.0 88.4-94.5
Gaston 467 25 5.4 3.6- 8.2 442 94.6 91.8-96.4
Guilford 416 25 5.9 3.6- 9.6 391 94.1 90.4-96.4
Mecklenburg 431 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 405 94.7 91.9-96.6
New Hanover 405 29 6.4 4.3- 9.3 376 93.6 90.7-95.7
Onslow 433 27 5.5 3.6- 8.3 406 94.5 91.7-96.4
Wake 428 29 6.5 4.2- 9.7 399 93.5 90.3-95.8
Western NC 617 35 4.9 3.4- 7.0 582 95.1 93.0-96.6
Piedmont NC 669 54 6.9 4.9- 9.8 615 93.1 90.2-95.1
Eastern NC 620 50 7.2 5.0-10.3 570 92.8 89.7-95.0

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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