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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-WHITE FEMALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,043 988 14.7 13.7-15.8 6,055 85.3 84.2-86.3
AGE
18-24 314 55 21.0 15.6-27.7 259 79.0 72.3-84.4
25-34 967 114 10.5 8.5-13.0 853 89.5 87.0-91.5
35-44 1,237 184 16.5 14.0-19.3 1,053 83.5 80.7-86.0
45-54 1,321 200 16.1 13.7-18.8 1,121 83.9 81.2-86.3
55-64 1,230 188 15.9 13.5-18.6 1,042 84.1 81.4-86.5
65-74 1,039 140 13.0 10.7-15.6 899 87.0 84.4-89.3
75+ 901 104 12.0 9.6-14.9 797 88.0 85.1-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 909 170 20.6 17.4-24.3 739 79.4 75.7-82.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,080 264 13.3 11.5-15.3 1,816 86.7 84.7-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,874 279 15.0 13.1-17.2 1,595 85.0 82.8-86.9
College Graduate 2,172 275 13.7 11.9-15.6 1,897 86.3 84.4-88.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 739 163 23.9 20.2-28.1 576 76.1 71.9-79.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,098 171 17.4 14.6-20.6 927 82.6 79.4-85.4
$25,000- 34,999 780 101 12.9 10.3-16.1 679 87.1 83.9-89.7
$35,000- 49,999 909 116 14.4 11.7-17.7 793 85.6 82.3-88.3
$50,000-74,999 879 90 11.7 9.3-14.7 789 88.3 85.3-90.7
$75,000+ 1,009 120 11.7 9.5-14.4 889 88.3 85.6-90.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,319 484 21.9 19.9-24.1 1,835 78.1 75.9-80.1
No 4,582 492 11.5 10.4-12.8 4,090 88.5 87.2-89.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 10 11.6 5.6-22.5 88 88.4 77.5-94.4
Non-Veteran 6,921 973 14.8 13.7-15.8 5,948 85.2 84.2-86.3
Currently Serving 20 5 15.7 5.7-36.2 15 84.3 63.8-94.3

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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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