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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-WHITE MALES

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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 MALES 4,756 464 10.4 9.1-11.8 4,292 89.6 88.2-90.9
AGE
18-24 121 21 19.6 12.3-29.9 100 80.4 70.1-87.7
25-34 385 35 7.9 5.4-11.4 350 92.1 88.6-94.6
35-44 704 66 9.1 6.9-11.9 638 90.9 88.1-93.1
45-54 939 93 9.4 7.4-12.0 846 90.6 88.0-92.6
55-64 1,135 116 10.5 8.5-13.0 1,019 89.5 87.0-91.5
65-74 860 77 8.6 6.6-11.0 783 91.4 89.0-93.4
75+ 592 53 9.2 6.8-12.3 539 90.8 87.7-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 570 84 14.6 10.7-19.8 486 85.4 80.2-89.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,360 132 12.3 9.4-16.1 1,228 87.7 83.9-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,122 109 10.3 7.9-13.3 1,013 89.7 86.7-92.1
College Graduate 1,698 139 7.6 6.2- 9.2 1,559 92.4 90.8-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 48 14.9 10.0-21.7 283 85.1 78.3-90.0
$15,000- 24,999 620 83 14.4 10.7-19.2 537 85.6 80.8-89.3
$25,000- 34,999 481 46 10.7 7.3-15.4 435 89.3 84.6-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 719 63 7.7 5.7-10.3 656 92.3 89.7-94.3
$50,000-74,999 841 81 9.6 7.4-12.5 760 90.4 87.5-92.6
$75,000+ 1,342 104 9.0 6.7-12.0 1,238 91.0 88.0-93.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,721 250 16.1 13.5-19.1 1,471 83.9 80.9-86.5
No 2,916 208 8.0 6.5- 9.7 2,708 92.0 90.3-93.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,842 167 9.8 8.1-11.8 1,675 90.2 88.2-91.9
Non-Veteran 2,910 297 10.6 8.9-12.5 2,613 89.4 87.5-91.1

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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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