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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 448 60 12.4 8.9-17.2 388 87.6 82.8-91.1
GENDER
Male 178 21 13.4 7.7-22.5 157 86.6 77.5-92.3
Female 270 39 11.5 8.1-16.0 231 88.5 84.0-91.9
RACE
White 389 53 12.1 8.8-16.4 336 87.9 83.6-91.2
Other 57 7 13.8 4.7-34.4 50 86.2 65.6-95.3
AGE
18-44 122 12 10.0 4.7-20.1 110 90.0 79.9-95.3
45+ 322 48 14.6 10.7-19.6 274 85.4 80.4-89.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 28 11.5 7.3-17.7 168 88.5 82.3-92.7
Some College + 252 32 13.2 8.1-20.7 220 86.8 79.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 37 14.6 9.1-22.5 203 85.4 77.5-90.9
$50,000+ 156 17 11.4 6.7-18.8 139 88.6 81.2-93.3

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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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