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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-WHITE 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
-WHITE FEMALES 7,503 1,023 13.1 12.1-14.2 6,480 86.9 85.8-87.9
AGE
18-24 148 21 8.1 4.9-13.2 127 91.9 86.8-95.1
25-34 600 88 14.2 11.2-17.8 512 85.8 82.2-88.8
35-44 1,053 139 13.2 10.9-15.9 914 86.8 84.1-89.1
45-54 1,412 212 15.3 13.1-17.9 1,200 84.7 82.1-86.9
55-64 1,631 226 13.7 11.7-16.0 1,405 86.3 84.0-88.3
65-74 1,430 190 12.4 10.5-14.5 1,240 87.6 85.5-89.5
75+ 1,175 140 11.7 9.6-14.2 1,035 88.3 85.8-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 823 169 23.0 18.8-27.7 654 77.0 72.3-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,165 286 12.5 10.6-14.6 1,879 87.5 85.4-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,178 300 12.8 11.1-14.8 1,878 87.2 85.2-88.9
College Graduate 2,320 266 11.4 9.8-13.2 2,054 88.6 86.8-90.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 793 174 22.3 18.4-26.8 619 77.7 73.2-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,093 186 17.9 14.6-21.8 907 82.1 78.2-85.4
$25,000- 34,999 751 97 12.6 9.9-16.1 654 87.4 83.9-90.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,045 149 14.2 11.6-17.3 896 85.8 82.7-88.4
$50,000-74,999 1,058 124 10.9 8.7-13.5 934 89.1 86.5-91.3
$75,000+ 1,535 147 9.4 7.7-11.4 1,388 90.6 88.6-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,823 607 22.6 20.4-24.9 2,216 77.4 75.1-79.6
No 4,525 396 8.5 7.5- 9.6 4,129 91.5 90.4-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 8 4.7 2.2- 9.7 132 95.3 90.3-97.8
Non-Veteran 7,363 1,015 13.3 12.2-14.4 6,348 86.7 85.6-87.8

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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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