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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 411 37 8.0 5.5-11.5 374 92.0 88.5-94.5
GENDER
Male 169 5 2.3 0.9- 5.6 164 97.7 94.4-99.1
Female 242 32 13.3 8.8-19.5 210 86.7 80.5-91.2
RACE
White 350 33 9.5 6.4-13.9 317 90.5 86.1-93.6
Other 61 4 2.8 0.9- 8.5 57 97.2 91.5-99.1
AGE
18-44 110 10 6.5 3.2-12.9 100 93.5 87.1-96.8
45+ 298 27 9.5 6.3-14.1 271 90.5 85.9-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 25 10.0 6.3-15.7 195 90.0 84.3-93.7
Some College + 190 12 5.6 2.9-10.7 178 94.4 89.3-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 21 9.4 5.7-15.4 198 90.6 84.6-94.3
$50,000+ 124 9 6.9 3.4-13.5 115 93.1 86.5-96.6

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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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