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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-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
-FEMALES 9,819 1,350 13.0 12.0-14.0 8,469 87.0 86.0-88.0
RACE
White 7,503 1,023 13.1 12.1-14.2 6,480 86.9 85.8-87.9
African American 1,662 236 12.9 10.7-15.6 1,426 87.1 84.4-89.3
Other Minorities 614 87 12.3 8.4-17.8 527 87.7 82.2-91.6
AGE
18-24 272 34 10.4 6.5-16.2 238 89.6 83.8-93.5
25-34 945 133 13.7 11.2-16.6 812 86.3 83.4-88.8
35-44 1,496 182 11.7 9.8-13.8 1,314 88.3 86.2-90.2
45-54 1,880 282 15.0 12.9-17.2 1,598 85.0 82.8-87.1
55-64 2,017 286 13.9 12.0-16.1 1,731 86.1 83.9-88.0
65-74 1,739 256 13.6 11.8-15.6 1,483 86.4 84.4-88.2
75+ 1,386 166 11.3 9.4-13.5 1,220 88.7 86.5-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,357 262 17.4 14.7-20.4 1,095 82.6 79.6-85.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,880 376 12.6 10.7-14.8 2,504 87.4 85.2-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,737 377 12.8 11.2-14.6 2,360 87.2 85.4-88.8
College Graduate 2,820 331 11.6 10.1-13.4 2,489 88.4 86.6-89.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,251 267 20.3 16.6-24.7 984 79.7 75.3-83.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,625 259 15.2 12.7-18.0 1,366 84.8 82.0-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,034 123 11.5 9.1-14.3 911 88.5 85.7-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,301 176 12.7 10.6-15.3 1,125 87.3 84.7-89.4
$50,000-74,999 1,278 155 11.8 9.6-14.3 1,123 88.2 85.7-90.4
$75,000+ 1,728 168 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,560 90.3 88.3-92.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,703 795 22.2 20.2-24.4 2,908 77.8 75.6-79.8
No 5,854 522 8.6 7.7- 9.7 5,332 91.4 90.3-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 18 10.5 5.5-19.2 191 89.5 80.8-94.5
Non-Veteran 9,610 1,332 13.0 12.1-14.0 8,278 87.0 86.0-87.9

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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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