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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-WHITE FEMALES 7,482 741 9.5 8.7-10.5 6,741 90.5 89.5-91.3
AGE
18-24 148 16 5.5 3.2- 9.4 132 94.5 90.6-96.8
25-34 598 53 8.5 6.2-11.5 545 91.5 88.5-93.8
35-44 1,051 112 11.4 9.2-13.9 939 88.6 86.1-90.8
45-54 1,406 145 10.9 8.9-13.2 1,261 89.1 86.8-91.1
55-64 1,625 153 9.6 7.8-11.7 1,472 90.4 88.3-92.2
65-74 1,426 152 10.1 8.4-12.1 1,274 89.9 87.9-91.6
75+ 1,174 104 8.7 6.8-11.0 1,070 91.3 89.0-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 821 145 20.2 16.2-24.9 676 79.8 75.1-83.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,160 215 9.0 7.5-10.7 1,945 91.0 89.3-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,173 211 9.2 7.7-10.9 1,962 90.8 89.1-92.3
College Graduate 2,311 168 7.6 6.3- 9.2 2,143 92.4 90.8-93.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 792 144 18.2 14.7-22.3 648 81.8 77.7-85.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,090 154 14.4 11.6-17.8 936 85.6 82.2-88.4
$25,000- 34,999 748 72 9.5 7.0-12.7 676 90.5 87.3-93.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,042 94 9.5 7.3-12.1 948 90.5 87.9-92.7
$50,000-74,999 1,057 81 7.0 5.4- 9.1 976 93.0 90.9-94.6
$75,000+ 1,530 94 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,436 93.6 91.9-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,812 475 17.7 15.7-19.8 2,337 82.3 80.2-84.3
No 4,515 253 5.6 4.8- 6.6 4,262 94.4 93.4-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 140 8 4.7 2.2- 9.7 132 95.3 90.3-97.8
Non-Veteran 7,342 733 9.6 8.8-10.6 6,609 90.4 89.4-91.2

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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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