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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,803 276 15.8 13.8-18.0 1,527 84.2 82.0-86.2
AGE
18-24 116 19 18.7 10.9-30.2 97 81.3 69.8-89.1
25-34 327 42 12.5 8.9-17.3 285 87.5 82.7-91.1
35-44 353 64 19.4 14.8-25.1 289 80.6 74.9-85.2
45-54 347 58 14.7 11.1-19.4 289 85.3 80.6-88.9
55-64 262 44 17.4 12.2-24.3 218 82.6 75.7-87.8
65-74 225 32 14.7 9.7-21.7 193 85.3 78.3-90.3
75+ 162 17 13.2 7.4-22.3 145 86.8 77.7-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 77 21.1 16.6-26.5 308 78.9 73.5-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 593 88 15.4 12.2-19.3 505 84.6 80.7-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 468 65 14.5 10.8-19.2 403 85.5 80.8-89.2
College Graduate 354 46 13.8 9.8-19.1 308 86.2 80.9-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 387 79 19.8 15.6-24.9 308 80.2 75.1-84.4
$15,000- 24,999 444 68 16.6 12.6-21.4 376 83.4 78.6-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 234 32 13.9 9.0-20.8 202 86.1 79.2-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 180 21 11.4 7.0-17.9 159 88.6 82.1-93.0
$50,000-74,999 93 10 9.9 5.1-18.2 83 90.1 81.8-94.9
$75,000+ 80 10 13.8 6.9-25.8 70 86.2 74.2-93.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 645 158 25.1 21.2-29.5 487 74.9 70.5-78.8
No 1,095 112 11.4 9.1-14.1 983 88.6 85.9-90.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 6 9.2 3.7-21.1 44 90.8 78.9-96.3
Non-Veteran 1,742 269 16.0 14.0-18.3 1,473 84.0 81.7-86.0
Currently Serving 10 1 14.6 2.1-57.8 9 85.4 42.2-97.9

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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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