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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-FEMALES 9,794 977 9.5 8.7-10.4 8,817 90.5 89.6-91.3
RACE
White 7,482 741 9.5 8.7-10.5 6,741 90.5 89.5-91.3
African American 1,660 166 9.1 7.2-11.5 1,494 90.9 88.5-92.8
Other Minorities 612 68 10.4 6.6-15.9 544 89.6 84.1-93.4
AGE
18-24 272 26 8.1 4.6-13.7 246 91.9 86.3-95.4
25-34 943 87 8.8 6.9-11.2 856 91.2 88.8-93.1
35-44 1,493 143 9.5 7.9-11.5 1,350 90.5 88.5-92.1
45-54 1,874 196 10.5 8.7-12.5 1,678 89.5 87.5-91.3
55-64 2,008 196 10.1 8.4-12.1 1,812 89.9 87.9-91.6
65-74 1,735 200 11.0 9.3-12.8 1,535 89.0 87.2-90.7
75+ 1,385 121 8.3 6.6-10.3 1,264 91.7 89.7-93.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,354 216 14.9 12.4-17.8 1,138 85.1 82.2-87.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,875 287 9.4 7.7-11.5 2,588 90.6 88.5-92.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,731 262 9.1 7.7-10.7 2,469 90.9 89.3-92.3
College Graduate 2,810 209 7.7 6.5- 9.2 2,601 92.3 90.8-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,250 220 17.0 13.4-21.4 1,030 83.0 78.6-86.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,622 206 12.0 9.9-14.4 1,416 88.0 85.6-90.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,030 86 7.5 5.7- 9.8 944 92.5 90.2-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,298 115 8.8 7.0-11.0 1,183 91.2 89.0-93.0
$50,000-74,999 1,276 104 7.8 6.1- 9.9 1,172 92.2 90.1-93.9
$75,000+ 1,723 107 6.6 5.2- 8.4 1,616 93.4 91.6-94.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,690 619 17.4 15.5-19.4 3,071 82.6 80.6-84.5
No 5,843 336 5.8 5.0- 6.8 5,507 94.2 93.2-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 209 13 5.7 2.7-11.3 196 94.3 88.7-97.3
Non-Veteran 9,585 964 9.6 8.8-10.5 8,621 90.4 89.5-91.2

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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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