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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-Catawba County 447 38 7.2 4.9-10.4 409 92.8 89.6-95.1
GENDER
Male 178 15 7.3 4.0-13.2 163 92.7 86.8-96.0
Female 269 23 7.0 4.4-11.0 246 93.0 89.0-95.6
RACE
White 388 36 8.3 5.6-12.2 352 91.7 87.8-94.4
Other 57 2 2.6 0.6-10.4 55 97.4 89.6-99.4
AGE
18-44 122 8 4.5 1.9-10.3 114 95.5 89.7-98.1
45+ 321 30 9.5 6.3-14.0 291 90.5 86.0-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 20 8.1 4.7-13.5 176 91.9 86.5-95.3
Some College + 251 18 6.4 3.7-10.9 233 93.6 89.1-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 239 24 8.6 5.2-13.7 215 91.4 86.3-94.8
$50,000+ 156 9 5.7 2.6-11.8 147 94.3 88.2-97.4

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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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