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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Asthma

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had 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
-Buncombe County 345 45 11.6 8.3-16.0 300 88.4 84.0-91.7
GENDER
Male 127 13 8.5 4.6-15.0 114 91.5 85.0-95.4
Female 218 32 14.0 9.4-20.5 186 86.0 79.5-90.6
RACE
White 311 42 12.4 8.8-17.2 269 87.6 82.8-91.2
Other 32 3 4.8 1.4-15.4 29 95.2 84.6-98.6
AGE
18-44 75 11 11.9 6.3-21.4 64 88.1 78.6-93.7
45+ 269 34 11.4 8.0-16.2 235 88.6 83.8-92.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 15 8.4 4.6-14.7 100 91.6 85.3-95.4
Some College + 229 29 13.0 8.6-19.0 200 87.0 81.0-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 24 10.6 6.7-16.5 161 89.4 83.5-93.3
$50,000+ 123 19 14.9 9.1-23.6 104 85.1 76.4-90.9

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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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