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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 395 48 12.6 8.9-17.5 347 87.4 82.5-91.1
GENDER
Male 146 16 10.4 5.8-18.1 130 89.6 81.9-94.2
Female 249 32 15.1 10.0-22.0 217 84.9 78.0-90.0
RACE
White 224 22 10.9 6.8-17.1 202 89.1 82.9-93.2
Other 167 26 14.0 8.6-21.8 141 86.0 78.2-91.4
AGE
18-44 135 20 13.8 8.4-21.9 115 86.2 78.1-91.6
45+ 258 28 10.9 7.1-16.4 230 89.1 83.6-92.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 20 14.0 7.8-23.8 98 86.0 76.2-92.2
Some College + 277 28 11.7 7.6-17.7 249 88.3 82.3-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 25 11.7 7.0-19.0 145 88.3 81.0-93.0
$50,000+ 183 16 10.8 6.4-17.8 167 89.2 82.2-93.6

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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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