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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 14,965 1,189 7.6 7.0- 8.1 13,776 92.4 91.9-93.0
-Forsyth County 445 22 5.7 3.6- 8.9 423 94.3 91.1-96.4
GENDER
Male 161 5 2.7 1.0- 7.0 156 97.3 93.0-99.0
Female 284 17 8.4 5.1-13.6 267 91.6 86.4-94.9
RACE
White 323 11 4.3 2.3- 8.0 312 95.7 92.0-97.7
Other 120 11 9.5 5.0-17.4 109 90.5 82.6-95.0
AGE
18-44 171 8 5.4 2.5-11.2 163 94.6 88.8-97.5
45+ 273 14 5.9 3.4-10.2 259 94.1 89.8-96.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 166 15 11.0 6.4-18.2 151 89.0 81.8-93.6
Some College + 279 7 2.6 1.2- 5.9 272 97.4 94.1-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 17 9.2 5.5-15.1 212 90.8 84.9-94.5
$50,000+ 138 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 136 98.9 95.4-99.7

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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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