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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Asthma

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had 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
-Guilford County 422 46 9.1 6.2-13.1 376 90.9 86.9-93.8
GENDER
Male 164 16 8.6 4.5-15.7 148 91.4 84.3-95.5
Female 258 30 9.5 6.0-14.8 228 90.5 85.2-94.0
RACE
White 314 43 12.3 8.3-17.9 271 87.7 82.1-91.7
Other 105 3 3.4 1.0-11.6 102 96.6 88.4-99.0
AGE
18-44 107 11 8.7 4.2-17.0 96 91.3 83.0-95.8
45+ 311 35 9.6 6.6-13.8 276 90.4 86.2-93.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 19 8.1 4.0-15.9 141 91.9 84.1-96.0
Some College + 261 27 9.7 6.2-14.9 234 90.3 85.1-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 27 10.7 6.5-17.2 161 89.3 82.8-93.5
$50,000+ 176 12 6.5 3.4-11.9 164 93.5 88.1-96.6

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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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