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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 676 50 7.4 5.2-10.5 626 92.6 89.5-94.8
GENDER
Male 273 18 6.6 3.7-11.6 255 93.4 88.4-96.3
Female 403 32 8.2 5.3-12.5 371 91.8 87.5-94.7
RACE
White 461 36 7.4 5.0-10.8 425 92.6 89.2-95.0
Other 213 14 7.5 3.9-13.9 199 92.5 86.1-96.1
AGE
18-44 200 9 5.3 2.5-10.8 191 94.7 89.2-97.5
45+ 466 40 9.4 6.4-13.5 426 90.6 86.5-93.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 17 8.3 4.3-15.5 165 91.7 84.5-95.7
Some College + 490 33 7.1 4.7-10.5 457 92.9 89.5-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 26 8.6 5.2-13.7 240 91.4 86.3-94.8
$50,000+ 316 18 6.1 3.6-10.4 298 93.9 89.6-96.4

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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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