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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-WHITES

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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
-WHITES 12,259 1,487 11.8 11.0-12.7 10,772 88.2 87.3-89.0
GENDER
Males 4,756 464 10.4 9.1-11.8 4,292 89.6 88.2-90.9
Females 7,503 1,023 13.1 12.1-14.2 6,480 86.9 85.8-87.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 20 15.9 9.0-26.6 92 84.1 73.4-91.0
Non-Hispanic 12,123 1,465 11.8 10.9-12.7 10,658 88.2 87.3-89.1
AGE
18-24 269 42 14.0 9.7-19.9 227 86.0 80.1-90.3
25-34 985 123 11.1 9.1-13.6 862 88.9 86.4-90.9
35-44 1,757 205 11.2 9.6-13.1 1,552 88.8 86.9-90.4
45-54 2,351 305 12.5 10.9-14.3 2,046 87.5 85.7-89.1
55-64 2,766 342 12.2 10.7-13.8 2,424 87.8 86.2-89.3
65-74 2,290 267 10.7 9.3-12.2 2,023 89.3 87.8-90.7
75+ 1,767 193 10.7 9.1-12.7 1,574 89.3 87.3-90.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,393 253 18.6 15.6-22.0 1,140 81.4 78.0-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,525 418 12.4 10.6-14.4 3,107 87.6 85.6-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,300 409 11.7 10.2-13.4 2,891 88.3 86.6-89.8
College Graduate 4,018 405 9.5 8.4-10.7 3,613 90.5 89.3-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,124 222 19.4 16.2-23.0 902 80.6 77.0-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,713 269 16.4 13.9-19.4 1,444 83.6 80.6-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,232 143 11.7 9.4-14.4 1,089 88.3 85.6-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,764 212 11.2 9.5-13.2 1,552 88.8 86.8-90.5
$50,000-74,999 1,899 205 10.3 8.7-12.1 1,694 89.7 87.9-91.3
$75,000+ 2,877 251 9.2 7.7-11.0 2,626 90.8 89.0-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,544 857 19.6 17.9-21.4 3,687 80.4 78.6-82.1
No 7,441 604 8.3 7.3- 9.3 6,837 91.7 90.7-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,982 175 9.5 7.9-11.4 1,807 90.5 88.6-92.1
Non-Veteran 10,273 1,312 12.2 11.3-13.2 8,961 87.8 86.8-88.7

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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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