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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 420 24 3.5 2.2- 5.6 396 96.5 94.4-97.8
GENDER
Male 162 5 1.4 0.5- 4.0 157 98.6 96.0-99.5
Female 258 19 5.3 3.1- 9.1 239 94.7 90.9-96.9
RACE
White 313 23 5.2 3.2- 8.5 290 94.8 91.5-96.8
Other 104 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 103 99.5 96.6-99.9
AGE
18-44 106 6 2.7 1.1- 6.8 100 97.3 93.2-98.9
45+ 310 18 4.2 2.5- 7.1 292 95.8 92.9-97.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 14 4.4 2.2- 8.8 145 95.6 91.2-97.8
Some College + 260 10 2.9 1.5- 5.6 250 97.1 94.4-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 15 5.0 2.6- 9.3 173 95.0 90.7-97.4
$50,000+ 175 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 169 97.4 94.0-98.9

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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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