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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 412 55 11.2 8.2-15.2 357 88.8 84.8-91.8
GENDER
Male 170 14 6.1 3.4-10.7 156 93.9 89.3-96.6
Female 242 41 16.0 11.1-22.6 201 84.0 77.4-88.9
RACE
White 351 49 12.8 9.2-17.5 302 87.2 82.5-90.8
Other 61 6 5.9 2.2-14.5 55 94.1 85.5-97.8
AGE
18-44 110 15 9.5 5.3-16.5 95 90.5 83.5-94.7
45+ 299 40 13.0 9.3-17.8 259 87.0 82.2-90.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 221 36 14.0 9.5-20.2 185 86.0 79.8-90.5
Some College + 190 19 8.0 4.6-13.5 171 92.0 86.5-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 35 14.4 9.6-20.9 185 85.6 79.1-90.4
$50,000+ 124 11 8.6 4.5-15.9 113 91.4 84.1-95.5

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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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