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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,195 415 11.2 10.0-12.5 3,780 88.8 87.5-90.0
AGE
18-24 206 34 20.7 14.3-28.9 172 79.3 71.1-85.7
25-34 617 52 10.4 7.4-14.4 565 89.6 85.6-92.6
35-44 814 79 11.2 8.7-14.4 735 88.8 85.6-91.3
45-54 809 72 10.8 8.3-13.9 737 89.2 86.1-91.7
55-64 798 86 11.2 8.9-14.1 712 88.8 85.9-91.1
65-74 571 55 8.8 6.6-11.7 516 91.2 88.3-93.4
75+ 370 37 10.8 7.3-15.7 333 89.2 84.3-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 535 75 15.8 12.2-20.1 460 84.2 79.9-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,158 98 10.7 8.5-13.3 1,060 89.3 86.7-91.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,033 101 11.1 8.9-13.8 932 88.9 86.2-91.1
College Graduate 1,463 140 10.1 8.3-12.3 1,323 89.9 87.7-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 304 53 21.6 15.9-28.5 251 78.4 71.5-84.1
$15,000- 24,999 492 53 13.7 10.1-18.3 439 86.3 81.7-89.9
$25,000- 34,999 501 40 9.2 6.5-13.0 461 90.8 87.0-93.5
$35,000- 49,999 667 59 10.0 7.4-13.3 608 90.0 86.7-92.6
$50,000-74,999 661 45 7.9 5.7-10.8 616 92.1 89.2-94.3
$75,000+ 800 81 10.6 8.2-13.5 719 89.4 86.5-91.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,231 164 13.8 11.7-16.3 1,067 86.2 83.7-88.3
No 2,813 238 10.2 8.7-11.8 2,575 89.8 88.2-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,460 136 9.6 7.9-11.6 1,324 90.4 88.4-92.1
Non-Veteran 2,636 274 12.2 10.6-13.9 2,362 87.8 86.1-89.4
Currently Serving 87 4 6.2 2.1-16.7 83 93.8 83.3-97.9

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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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