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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,386 216 7.8 6.4- 9.6 2,170 92.2 90.4-93.6
GENDER
Males 726 50 6.3 4.3- 9.0 676 93.7 91.0-95.7
Females 1,660 166 9.1 7.2-11.5 1,494 90.9 88.5-92.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 2 3.6 0.8-14.9 23 96.4 85.1-99.2
Non-Hispanic 2,349 210 7.8 6.4- 9.6 2,139 92.2 90.4-93.6
AGE
18-24 82 8 10.4 4.3-23.0 74 89.6 77.0-95.7
25-34 272 24 8.2 5.1-13.0 248 91.8 87.0-94.9
35-44 414 31 6.0 3.8- 9.3 383 94.0 90.7-96.2
45-54 537 50 8.4 5.7-12.1 487 91.6 87.9-94.3
55-64 461 41 7.7 5.2-11.2 420 92.3 88.8-94.8
65-74 353 42 10.4 7.4-14.5 311 89.6 85.5-92.6
75+ 240 18 4.3 2.5- 7.2 222 95.7 92.8-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 65 14.0 9.8-19.7 378 86.0 80.3-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 837 72 6.5 4.4- 9.5 765 93.5 90.5-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 585 45 8.2 5.5-12.2 540 91.8 87.8-94.5
College Graduate 515 34 5.8 3.6- 9.2 481 94.2 90.8-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 68 13.2 9.5-18.1 366 86.8 81.9-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 509 56 8.6 6.1-12.1 453 91.4 87.9-93.9
$25,000- 34,999 304 13 3.1 1.7- 5.6 291 96.9 94.4-98.3
$35,000- 49,999 324 22 6.7 4.0-10.9 302 93.3 89.1-96.0
$50,000-74,999 252 18 6.7 3.7-12.1 234 93.3 87.9-96.3
$75,000+ 242 12 6.1 2.7-13.1 230 93.9 86.9-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 945 143 12.2 9.7-15.1 802 87.8 84.9-90.3
No 1,332 66 5.6 3.9- 8.1 1,266 94.4 91.9-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 294 15 3.7 2.0- 6.8 279 96.3 93.2-98.0
Non-Veteran 2,092 201 8.6 6.9-10.6 1,891 91.4 89.4-93.1

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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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