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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,799 1,939 11.7 10.9-12.5 13,860 88.3 87.5-89.1
-Alamance County 388 46 15.8 9.5-25.0 342 84.2 75.0-90.5
GENDER
Male 119 14 18.9 7.9-38.9 105 81.1 61.1-92.1
Female 269 32 13.3 8.5-20.0 237 86.7 80.0-91.5
RACE
White 304 41 19.8 11.8-31.3 263 80.2 68.7-88.2
Other 83 4 3.6 1.1-11.3 79 96.4 88.7-98.9
AGE
18-44 103 15 21.1 10.1-38.9 88 78.9 61.1-89.9
45+ 281 30 10.5 7.1-15.2 251 89.5 84.8-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 23 19.5 9.5-35.7 154 80.5 64.3-90.5
Some College + 210 23 11.6 6.8-19.1 187 88.4 80.9-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 23 11.8 7.2-18.7 168 88.2 81.3-92.8
$50,000+ 133 14 16.4 6.2-36.5 119 83.6 63.5-93.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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