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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Asthma

Do you still have asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-Alamance County 388 31 12.9 7.0-22.7 357 87.1 77.3-93.0
GENDER
Male 119 10 17.0 6.4-38.1 109 83.0 61.9-93.6
Female 269 21 9.6 5.5-16.4 248 90.4 83.6-94.5
RACE
White 304 27 16.3 8.6-28.6 277 83.7 71.4-91.4
Other 83 3 2.7 0.7-10.7 80 97.3 89.3-99.3
AGE
18-44 103 11 18.7 8.1-37.4 92 81.3 62.6-91.9
45+ 281 20 7.5 4.6-12.0 261 92.5 88.0-95.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 177 18 17.7 8.0-34.6 159 82.3 65.4-92.0
Some College + 210 13 7.5 3.5-15.4 197 92.5 84.6-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 18 9.7 5.5-16.3 173 90.3 83.7-94.5
$50,000+ 133 7 12.6 3.6-36.1 126 87.4 63.9-96.4

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^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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