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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 343 33 7.5 5.0-10.9 310 92.5 89.1-95.0
GENDER
Male 127 7 3.6 1.6- 7.8 120 96.4 92.2-98.4
Female 216 26 10.5 6.7-16.1 190 89.5 83.9-93.3
RACE
White 309 30 7.8 5.2-11.6 279 92.2 88.4-94.8
Other 32 3 4.8 1.4-15.4 29 95.2 84.6-98.6
AGE
18-44 74 7 6.1 2.7-13.2 67 93.9 86.8-97.3
45+ 268 26 8.4 5.5-12.7 242 91.6 87.3-94.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 115 13 7.0 3.7-13.1 102 93.0 86.9-96.3
Some College + 227 19 7.4 4.5-12.0 208 92.6 88.0-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 20 8.3 5.0-13.4 164 91.7 86.6-95.0
$50,000+ 122 11 7.5 3.9-14.2 111 92.5 85.8-96.1

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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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