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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-Forsyth County 409 32 7.2 4.7-10.9 377 92.8 89.1-95.3
GENDER
Male 160 7 3.4 1.5- 7.8 153 96.6 92.2-98.5
Female 249 25 11.0 6.8-17.4 224 89.0 82.6-93.2
RACE
White 307 20 6.5 3.8-11.1 287 93.5 88.9-96.2
Other 102 12 8.7 4.4-16.5 90 91.3 83.5-95.6
AGE
18-44 110 11 8.0 4.0-15.5 99 92.0 84.5-96.0
45+ 294 21 6.7 4.0-10.9 273 93.3 89.1-96.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 9 3.3 1.6- 6.7 126 96.7 93.3-98.4
Some College + 274 23 9.0 5.6-14.3 251 91.0 85.7-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 173 13 6.2 3.2-11.5 160 93.8 88.5-96.8
$50,000+ 185 14 8.4 4.5-15.1 171 91.6 84.9-95.5

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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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