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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 895 107 12.8 10.2-15.8 788 87.2 84.2-89.8
AGE
18-24 60 9 20.3 9.9-37.2 51 79.7 62.8-90.1
25-34 141 23 16.1 10.2-24.5 118 83.9 75.5-89.8
35-44 178 26 17.4 11.3-25.7 152 82.6 74.3-88.7
45-54 177 16 11.2 6.3-19.0 161 88.8 81.0-93.7
55-64 168 13 6.1 3.3-10.9 155 93.9 89.1-96.7
65-74 105 12 9.8 5.2-17.7 93 90.2 82.3-94.8
75+ 61 7 6.9 2.9-15.8 54 93.1 84.2-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 222 33 17.2 11.6-24.8 189 82.8 75.2-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 336 33 10.2 6.8-14.8 303 89.8 85.2-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 191 24 14.0 8.9-21.3 167 86.0 78.7-91.1
College Graduate 143 15 9.6 5.2-17.3 128 90.4 82.7-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 21 11.8 7.3-18.4 125 88.2 81.6-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 178 14 7.9 4.1-14.6 164 92.1 85.4-95.9
$25,000- 34,999 111 12 11.3 6.0-20.1 99 88.7 79.9-94.0
$35,000- 49,999 123 20 20.9 13.2-31.5 103 79.1 68.5-86.8
$50,000-74,999 99 11 11.0 5.6-20.4 88 89.0 79.6-94.4
$75,000+ 65 9 12.8 5.6-26.6 56 87.2 73.4-94.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 309 53 16.6 12.4-22.0 256 83.4 78.0-87.6
No 543 50 11.1 8.1-15.1 493 88.9 84.9-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 262 24 9.4 5.8-15.0 238 90.6 85.0-94.2
Non-Veteran 599 82 14.6 11.4-18.5 517 85.4 81.5-88.6
Currently Serving 28 1 4.1 0.6-24.2 27 95.9 75.8-99.4

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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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