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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-WHITES 12,229 1,008 7.7 7.1- 8.5 11,221 92.3 91.5-92.9
GENDER
Males 4,747 267 5.7 4.8- 6.9 4,480 94.3 93.1-95.2
Females 7,482 741 9.5 8.7-10.5 6,741 90.5 89.5-91.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 111 15 10.7 5.4-20.3 96 89.3 79.7-94.6
Non-Hispanic 12,094 991 7.7 7.0- 8.4 11,103 92.3 91.6-93.0
AGE
18-24 268 26 7.8 4.7-12.7 242 92.2 87.3-95.3
25-34 983 72 6.5 4.9- 8.4 911 93.5 91.6-95.1
35-44 1,753 144 8.2 6.8- 9.9 1,609 91.8 90.1-93.2
45-54 2,345 203 8.2 6.9- 9.6 2,142 91.8 90.4-93.1
55-64 2,757 228 8.2 7.0- 9.7 2,529 91.8 90.3-93.0
65-74 2,283 191 7.3 6.2- 8.7 2,092 92.7 91.3-93.8
75+ 1,766 137 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,629 92.3 90.6-93.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,389 208 14.3 11.8-17.1 1,181 85.7 82.9-88.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,519 291 8.4 6.9-10.1 3,228 91.6 89.9-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,293 270 7.3 6.3- 8.6 3,023 92.7 91.4-93.7
College Graduate 4,005 237 5.8 4.9- 6.7 3,768 94.2 93.3-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,123 185 16.3 13.3-19.7 938 83.7 80.3-86.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,709 203 11.9 9.8-14.3 1,506 88.1 85.7-90.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,227 99 8.0 6.1-10.4 1,128 92.0 89.6-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,760 129 7.2 5.8- 9.0 1,631 92.8 91.0-94.2
$50,000-74,999 1,897 124 5.8 4.7- 7.2 1,773 94.2 92.8-95.3
$75,000+ 2,870 143 5.2 4.1- 6.6 2,727 94.8 93.4-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,526 636 14.1 12.7-15.7 3,890 85.9 84.3-87.3
No 7,429 357 4.9 4.2- 5.7 7,072 95.1 94.3-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,977 109 5.5 4.4- 7.0 1,868 94.5 93.0-95.6
Non-Veteran 10,248 899 8.1 7.4- 8.9 9,349 91.9 91.1-92.6

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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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