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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 394 33 8.7 5.7-13.0 361 91.3 87.0-94.3
GENDER
Male 145 9 5.8 2.6-12.2 136 94.2 87.8-97.4
Female 249 24 12.0 7.5-18.8 225 88.0 81.2-92.5
RACE
White 223 14 6.8 3.6-12.2 209 93.2 87.8-96.4
Other 167 19 10.1 5.8-17.1 148 89.9 82.9-94.2
AGE
18-44 134 16 10.3 5.8-17.6 118 89.7 82.4-94.2
45+ 258 17 6.4 3.7-11.0 241 93.6 89.0-96.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 14 8.4 4.2-16.4 104 91.6 83.6-95.8
Some College + 276 19 8.8 5.2-14.6 257 91.2 85.4-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 170 17 7.5 4.2-12.9 153 92.5 87.1-95.8
$50,000+ 182 10 6.4 3.2-12.5 172 93.6 87.5-96.8

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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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