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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 368 51 11.2 8.0-15.6 317 88.8 84.4-92.0
GENDER
Male 138 13 7.6 4.0-14.2 125 92.4 85.8-96.0
Female 230 38 14.2 9.5-20.7 192 85.8 79.3-90.5
RACE
White 306 44 11.9 8.2-16.9 262 88.1 83.1-91.8
Other 61 7 8.4 3.3-19.8 54 91.6 80.2-96.7
AGE
18-44 108 11 9.2 4.7-17.1 97 90.8 82.9-95.3
45+ 257 40 13.4 9.5-18.7 217 86.6 81.3-90.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 151 24 13.6 8.1-21.9 127 86.4 78.1-91.9
Some College + 216 27 10.0 6.3-15.4 189 90.0 84.6-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 30 16.2 10.4-24.4 143 83.8 75.6-89.6
$50,000+ 147 17 9.5 5.4-16.1 130 90.5 83.9-94.6

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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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