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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,553 556 10.8 9.8-11.9 4,997 89.2 88.1-90.2
RACE
White 4,195 415 11.2 10.0-12.5 3,780 88.8 87.5-90.0
African American 895 107 12.8 10.2-15.8 788 87.2 84.2-89.8
Asian 41 4 6.0 2.1-16.1 37 94.0 83.9-97.9
Native American 91 13 13.2 6.8-24.1 78 86.8 75.9-93.2
Other Minorities 301 13 4.1 2.0- 8.3 288 95.9 91.7-98.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 13 3.6 1.8- 7.3 290 96.4 92.7-98.2
-English Speaking 102 9 9.0 3.8-19.8 93 91.0 80.2-96.2
-Spanish Speaking 201 4 1.8 0.5- 5.9 197 98.2 94.1-99.5
Non-Hispanic 5,242 542 11.5 10.4-12.7 4,700 88.5 87.3-89.6
AGE
18-24 339 53 17.0 12.4-22.8 286 83.0 77.2-87.6
25-34 902 80 10.2 7.8-13.2 822 89.8 86.8-92.2
35-44 1,098 112 11.4 9.2-14.0 986 88.6 86.0-90.8
45-54 1,048 93 10.5 8.4-13.2 955 89.5 86.8-91.6
55-64 1,007 104 10.2 8.2-12.6 903 89.8 87.4-91.8
65-74 694 68 8.8 6.8-11.4 626 91.2 88.6-93.2
75+ 446 45 10.0 6.9-14.1 401 90.0 85.9-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 968 114 12.2 9.7-15.1 854 87.8 84.9-90.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,585 141 10.4 8.6-12.5 1,444 89.6 87.5-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,302 132 11.2 9.2-13.5 1,170 88.8 86.5-90.8
College Graduate 1,685 166 10.0 8.4-12.0 1,519 90.0 88.0-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 507 77 15.1 11.5-19.4 430 84.9 80.6-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 836 74 9.8 7.4-12.8 762 90.2 87.2-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 668 55 8.9 6.6-11.9 613 91.1 88.1-93.4
$35,000- 49,999 829 84 11.7 9.2-14.8 745 88.3 85.2-90.8
$50,000-74,999 792 59 8.4 6.3-11.0 733 91.6 89.0-93.7
$75,000+ 897 97 11.1 8.8-13.9 800 88.9 86.1-91.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,652 230 14.0 12.0-16.1 1,422 86.0 83.9-88.0
No 3,692 308 9.5 8.3-10.8 3,384 90.5 89.2-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,770 163 9.6 8.0-11.5 1,607 90.4 88.5-92.0
Non-Veteran 3,630 384 11.5 10.2-12.9 3,246 88.5 87.1-89.8
Currently Serving 134 8 6.2 2.8-13.0 126 93.8 87.0-97.2

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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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