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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-MALES

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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
-MALES 5,980 589 10.3 9.1-11.6 5,391 89.7 88.4-90.9
RACE
White 4,756 464 10.4 9.1-11.8 4,292 89.6 88.2-90.9
African American 728 94 14.5 11.0-19.0 634 85.5 81.0-89.0
Other Minorities 472 29 4.8 2.9- 7.9 443 95.2 92.1-97.1
AGE
18-24 201 29 15.9 10.5-23.3 172 84.1 76.7-89.5
25-34 566 53 7.9 5.8-10.7 513 92.1 89.3-94.2
35-44 953 91 9.6 7.5-12.3 862 90.4 87.7-92.5
45-54 1,198 128 10.9 8.7-13.6 1,070 89.1 86.4-91.3
55-64 1,365 135 10.0 8.2-12.1 1,230 90.0 87.9-91.8
65-74 992 92 9.3 7.3-11.7 900 90.7 88.3-92.7
75+ 674 57 7.9 5.9-10.5 617 92.1 89.5-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 900 112 9.5 7.2-12.5 788 90.5 87.5-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,770 177 12.2 9.6-15.3 1,593 87.8 84.7-90.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,362 144 11.7 9.4-14.5 1,218 88.3 85.5-90.6
College Graduate 1,934 156 7.7 6.3- 9.5 1,778 92.3 90.5-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 527 74 10.5 7.6-14.4 453 89.5 85.6-92.4
$15,000- 24,999 902 113 11.6 8.6-15.3 789 88.4 84.7-91.4
$25,000- 34,999 647 58 9.3 6.7-12.8 589 90.7 87.2-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 890 85 9.1 7.0-11.8 805 90.9 88.2-93.0
$50,000-74,999 962 95 10.5 8.2-13.3 867 89.5 86.7-91.8
$75,000+ 1,503 115 8.7 6.6-11.4 1,388 91.3 88.6-93.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,163 320 15.8 13.5-18.4 1,843 84.2 81.6-86.5
No 3,630 260 8.1 6.8- 9.7 3,370 91.9 90.3-93.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,170 200 9.6 8.0-11.5 1,970 90.4 88.5-92.0
Non-Veteran 3,803 388 10.5 9.0-12.2 3,415 89.5 87.8-91.0

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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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