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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-MALES 5,969 337 5.5 4.7- 6.5 5,632 94.5 93.5-95.3
RACE
White 4,747 267 5.7 4.8- 6.9 4,480 94.3 93.1-95.2
African American 726 50 6.3 4.3- 9.0 676 93.7 91.0-95.7
Other Minorities 472 19 3.5 1.9- 6.5 453 96.5 93.5-98.1
AGE
18-24 200 14 7.8 4.2-13.9 186 92.2 86.1-95.8
25-34 566 27 4.3 2.7- 6.7 539 95.7 93.3-97.3
35-44 951 47 5.1 3.6- 7.0 904 94.9 93.0-96.4
45-54 1,198 77 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,121 94.5 92.8-95.8
55-64 1,361 88 6.6 5.1- 8.4 1,273 93.4 91.6-94.9
65-74 988 47 4.2 3.1- 5.8 941 95.8 94.2-96.9
75+ 674 36 5.2 3.6- 7.5 638 94.8 92.5-96.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 898 83 6.3 4.6- 8.5 815 93.7 91.5-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,768 100 6.4 4.6- 8.8 1,668 93.6 91.2-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,360 78 5.9 4.4- 7.9 1,282 94.1 92.1-95.6
College Graduate 1,929 76 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,853 96.1 94.7-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 527 64 9.7 6.9-13.6 463 90.3 86.4-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 900 68 6.5 4.6- 9.1 832 93.5 90.9-95.4
$25,000- 34,999 645 32 5.1 3.3- 7.8 613 94.9 92.2-96.7
$35,000- 49,999 889 46 5.2 3.6- 7.5 843 94.8 92.5-96.4
$50,000-74,999 960 45 4.3 3.0- 6.3 915 95.7 93.7-97.0
$75,000+ 1,501 54 4.1 2.6- 6.3 1,447 95.9 93.7-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,155 210 9.7 8.0-11.8 1,945 90.3 88.2-92.0
No 3,627 123 3.8 3.0- 5.0 3,504 96.2 95.0-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,163 117 5.3 4.1- 6.7 2,046 94.7 93.3-95.9
Non-Veteran 3,799 219 5.6 4.5- 6.8 3,580 94.4 93.2-95.5

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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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