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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 1,797 186 10.0 8.4-11.8 1,611 90.0 88.2-91.6
AGE
18-24 116 12 10.3 4.9-20.4 104 89.7 79.6-95.1
25-34 327 33 10.0 6.8-14.6 294 90.0 85.4-93.2
35-44 352 36 10.2 6.9-14.8 316 89.8 85.2-93.1
45-54 345 38 9.4 6.5-13.4 307 90.6 86.6-93.5
55-64 260 33 12.3 8.5-17.6 227 87.7 82.4-91.5
65-74 224 23 9.1 5.5-14.6 201 90.9 85.4-94.5
75+ 162 11 8.4 4.0-16.9 151 91.6 83.1-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 59 16.6 12.5-21.7 323 83.4 78.3-87.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 62 10.0 7.6-13.2 530 90.0 86.8-92.4
Some Post-H.S. 468 40 7.9 5.3-11.5 428 92.1 88.5-94.7
College Graduate 352 25 7.3 4.5-11.6 327 92.7 88.4-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 59 13.9 10.4-18.3 327 86.1 81.7-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 441 51 12.4 9.0-16.9 390 87.6 83.1-91.0
$25,000- 34,999 234 19 7.2 4.0-12.7 215 92.8 87.3-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 180 12 7.2 3.8-13.2 168 92.8 86.8-96.2
$50,000-74,999 93 4 3.6 1.3- 9.8 89 96.4 90.2-98.7
$75,000+ 80 6 8.4 3.5-19.1 74 91.6 80.9-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 640 119 19.0 15.5-23.0 521 81.0 77.0-84.5
No 1,094 63 5.7 4.2- 7.6 1,031 94.3 92.4-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 50 4 7.3 2.5-19.6 46 92.7 80.4-97.5
Non-Veteran 1,736 182 10.1 8.5-12.0 1,554 89.9 88.0-91.5
Currently Serving 10 0 0.0 . - . 10 100 . - .

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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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