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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,032 1,908 12.9 12.2-13.6 13,124 87.1 86.4-87.8
-Forsyth County 448 40 10.5 7.5-14.5 408 89.5 85.5-92.5
GENDER
Male 162 14 9.2 5.2-15.8 148 90.8 84.2-94.8
Female 286 26 11.7 7.8-17.3 260 88.3 82.7-92.2
RACE
White 324 22 8.1 5.2-12.5 302 91.9 87.5-94.8
Other 122 18 17.0 10.2-26.8 104 83.0 73.2-89.8
AGE
18-44 171 16 11.7 6.9-19.3 155 88.3 80.7-93.1
45+ 276 24 9.7 6.3-14.6 252 90.3 85.4-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 19 14.4 8.8-22.5 147 85.6 77.5-91.2
Some College + 282 21 8.3 5.2-13.0 261 91.7 87.0-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 232 29 14.0 9.5-20.1 203 86.0 79.9-90.5
$50,000+ 138 5 4.0 1.5-10.1 133 96.0 89.9-98.5

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^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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