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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 643 75 12.3 9.5-15.6 568 87.7 84.4-90.5
GENDER
Male 250 27 11.9 7.9-17.6 223 88.1 82.4-92.1
Female 393 48 12.6 9.2-16.9 345 87.4 83.1-90.8
RACE
White 443 59 13.9 10.5-18.3 384 86.1 81.7-89.5
Other 195 15 8.9 5.1-14.9 180 91.1 85.1-94.9
AGE
18-44 322 33 11.6 8.1-16.5 289 88.4 83.5-91.9
45+ 319 42 13.1 9.3-18.2 277 86.9 81.8-90.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 20 12.7 7.6-20.3 163 87.3 79.7-92.4
Some College + 459 55 12.1 9.1-15.9 404 87.9 84.1-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 33 13.0 8.8-18.8 233 87.0 81.2-91.2
$50,000+ 245 23 11.4 7.3-17.4 222 88.6 82.6-92.7

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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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