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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 409 46 12.2 8.4-17.4 363 87.8 82.6-91.6
GENDER
Male 160 15 11.3 6.0-20.5 145 88.7 79.5-94.0
Female 249 31 13.0 8.5-19.4 218 87.0 80.6-91.5
RACE
White 307 30 11.4 7.1-17.9 277 88.6 82.1-92.9
Other 102 16 14.0 7.6-24.2 86 86.0 75.8-92.4
AGE
18-44 110 13 12.0 6.0-22.5 97 88.0 77.5-94.0
45+ 294 33 12.5 8.3-18.4 261 87.5 81.6-91.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 12 9.4 3.6-22.4 123 90.6 77.6-96.4
Some College + 274 34 13.4 9.1-19.4 240 86.6 80.6-90.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 16 7.3 4.1-12.7 157 92.7 87.3-95.9
$50,000+ 185 22 15.3 9.2-24.2 163 84.7 75.8-90.8

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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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