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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,662 236 12.9 10.7-15.6 1,426 87.1 84.4-89.3
AGE
18-24 53 6 13.8 4.5-35.0 47 86.2 65.0-95.5
25-34 203 30 16.7 10.9-24.5 173 83.3 75.5-89.1
35-44 281 28 7.4 4.8-11.4 253 92.6 88.6-95.2
45-54 357 50 14.0 9.6-19.9 307 86.0 80.1-90.4
55-64 310 46 12.9 8.9-18.4 264 87.1 81.6-91.1
65-74 261 52 18.0 13.2-24.2 209 82.0 75.8-86.8
75+ 177 22 8.8 5.5-13.9 155 91.2 86.1-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 70 18.9 14.1-24.8 243 81.1 75.2-85.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 70 12.9 8.6-18.9 479 87.1 81.1-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 414 47 9.9 6.8-14.2 367 90.1 85.8-93.2
College Graduate 382 48 12.7 8.5-18.7 334 87.3 81.3-91.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 67 17.0 12.5-22.7 262 83.0 77.3-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 374 58 14.1 9.8-19.9 316 85.9 80.1-90.2
$25,000- 34,999 211 21 10.8 6.1-18.4 190 89.2 81.6-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 195 17 7.9 4.5-13.7 178 92.1 86.3-95.5
$50,000-74,999 165 20 11.4 6.6-19.1 145 88.6 80.9-93.4
$75,000+ 141 14 10.6 5.2-20.5 127 89.4 79.5-94.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 652 140 19.7 15.7-24.4 512 80.3 75.6-84.3
No 940 87 9.6 6.9-13.1 853 90.4 86.9-93.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 5 16.1 5.3-39.8 47 83.9 60.2-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,610 231 12.8 10.5-15.4 1,379 87.2 84.6-89.5

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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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