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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 AMERICAN MALES 726 50 6.3 4.3- 9.0 676 93.7 91.0-95.7
AGE
18-24 29 3 10.1 3.1-28.3 26 89.9 71.7-96.9
25-34 69 4 4.1 1.3-11.8 65 95.9 88.2-98.7
35-44 133 9 6.1 2.9-12.4 124 93.9 87.6-97.1
45-54 180 16 8.0 4.4-14.2 164 92.0 85.8-95.6
55-64 153 9 5.0 2.4-10.0 144 95.0 90.0-97.6
65-74 92 6 5.8 2.5-13.0 86 94.2 87.0-97.5
75+ 63 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 60 98.0 93.7-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 14 13.6 6.5-26.3 116 86.4 73.7-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 18 3.6 2.0- 6.5 270 96.4 93.5-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 172 15 11.0 6.0-19.4 157 89.0 80.6-94.0
College Graduate 133 3 1.7 0.4- 6.2 130 98.3 93.8-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 15 12.9 6.7-23.4 90 87.1 76.6-93.3
$15,000- 24,999 135 15 6.6 3.6-11.9 120 93.4 88.1-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 94 3 1.8 0.6- 5.9 91 98.2 94.1-99.4
$35,000- 49,999 129 8 6.9 3.1-14.5 121 93.1 85.5-96.9
$50,000-74,999 87 2 4.0 0.9-15.5 85 96.0 84.5-99.1
$75,000+ 101 4 5.0 1.2-18.8 97 95.0 81.2-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 294 35 9.8 6.4-14.6 259 90.2 85.4-93.6
No 392 14 4.5 2.3- 8.7 378 95.5 91.3-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 242 12 3.2 1.6- 6.1 230 96.8 93.9-98.4
Non-Veteran 484 38 7.6 5.0-11.3 446 92.4 88.7-95.0

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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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