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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,207 1,849 10.1 9.5-10.7 15,358 89.9 89.3-90.5
-Wake County 861 77 7.6 5.9- 9.9 784 92.4 90.1-94.1
GENDER
Male 331 22 5.1 3.2- 7.9 309 94.9 92.1-96.8
Female 530 55 10.4 7.5-14.1 475 89.6 85.9-92.5
RACE
White 639 60 8.7 6.5-11.7 579 91.3 88.3-93.5
Other 213 17 5.4 3.1- 9.3 196 94.6 90.7-96.9
AGE
18-44 419 39 7.8 5.3-11.1 380 92.2 88.9-94.7
45+ 440 38 7.5 5.3-10.5 402 92.5 89.5-94.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 18 5.9 3.5-10.0 198 94.1 90.0-96.5
Some College + 643 59 8.3 6.2-11.2 584 91.7 88.8-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 36 9.5 6.2-14.1 312 90.5 85.9-93.8
$50,000+ 398 30 6.2 4.2- 9.1 368 93.8 90.9-95.8

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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