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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 1,660 166 9.1 7.2-11.5 1,494 90.9 88.5-92.8
AGE
18-24 53 5 10.7 2.8-33.2 48 89.3 66.8-97.2
25-34 203 20 11.1 6.6-17.9 183 88.9 82.1-93.4
35-44 281 22 5.9 3.5- 9.7 259 94.1 90.3-96.5
45-54 357 34 8.8 5.4-14.0 323 91.2 86.0-94.6
55-64 308 32 9.9 6.3-15.4 276 90.1 84.6-93.7
65-74 261 36 13.5 9.3-19.1 225 86.5 80.9-90.7
75+ 177 15 5.6 3.1- 9.8 162 94.4 90.2-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 51 14.4 10.2-19.9 262 85.6 80.1-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 549 54 9.7 5.9-15.5 495 90.3 84.5-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 413 30 6.3 3.8-10.0 383 93.7 90.0-96.2
College Graduate 382 31 8.5 5.2-13.8 351 91.5 86.2-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 53 13.5 9.4-18.9 276 86.5 81.1-90.6
$15,000- 24,999 374 41 10.2 6.7-15.2 333 89.8 84.8-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 210 10 4.0 2.0- 8.0 200 96.0 92.0-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 195 14 6.4 3.4-11.6 181 93.6 88.4-96.6
$50,000-74,999 165 16 9.5 5.1-16.9 149 90.5 83.1-94.9
$75,000+ 141 8 7.2 2.8-17.3 133 92.8 82.7-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 108 14.3 11.2-18.2 543 85.7 81.8-88.8
No 940 52 6.5 4.2-10.0 888 93.5 90.0-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 3 7.0 1.6-25.9 49 93.0 74.1-98.4
Non-Veteran 1,608 163 9.2 7.3-11.7 1,445 90.8 88.3-92.7

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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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