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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 677 76 11.8 9.0-15.3 601 88.2 84.7-91.0
GENDER
Male 274 32 12.1 8.1-17.7 242 87.9 82.3-91.9
Female 403 44 11.5 8.1-16.2 359 88.5 83.8-91.9
RACE
White 462 53 12.0 8.8-16.1 409 88.0 83.9-91.2
Other 213 23 11.6 7.2-18.3 190 88.4 81.7-92.8
AGE
18-44 200 17 9.0 5.3-14.8 183 91.0 85.2-94.7
45+ 467 58 14.5 10.8-19.2 409 85.5 80.8-89.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 23 12.4 7.3-20.2 159 87.6 79.8-92.7
Some College + 491 53 11.6 8.5-15.6 438 88.4 84.4-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 32 10.8 7.0-16.2 235 89.2 83.8-93.0
$50,000+ 316 34 12.0 8.3-17.0 282 88.0 83.0-91.7

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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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