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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-WHITE MALES

Do you still have asthma?*

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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 MALES 4,747 267 5.7 4.8- 6.9 4,480 94.3 93.1-95.2
AGE
18-24 120 10 9.9 4.8-19.3 110 90.1 80.7-95.2
25-34 385 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1 366 95.7 92.9-97.4
35-44 702 32 4.9 3.2- 7.3 670 95.1 92.7-96.8
45-54 939 58 5.3 4.0- 7.1 881 94.7 92.9-96.0
55-64 1,132 75 6.8 5.1- 8.9 1,057 93.2 91.1-94.9
65-74 857 39 3.9 2.8- 5.6 818 96.1 94.4-97.2
75+ 592 33 6.1 4.1- 8.9 559 93.9 91.1-95.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 568 63 8.8 6.5-12.0 505 91.2 88.0-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,359 76 7.7 5.2-11.1 1,283 92.3 88.9-94.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 59 4.9 3.5- 6.8 1,061 95.1 93.2-96.5
College Graduate 1,694 69 3.8 2.8- 5.1 1,625 96.2 94.9-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 331 41 13.3 8.6-20.1 290 86.7 79.9-91.4
$15,000- 24,999 619 49 8.4 5.7-12.2 570 91.6 87.8-94.3
$25,000- 34,999 479 27 6.5 4.0-10.4 452 93.5 89.6-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 718 35 4.6 3.1- 6.9 683 95.4 93.1-96.9
$50,000-74,999 840 43 4.7 3.2- 6.8 797 95.3 93.2-96.8
$75,000+ 1,340 49 4.2 2.6- 6.6 1,291 95.8 93.4-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,714 161 9.9 7.8-12.5 1,553 90.1 87.5-92.2
No 2,914 104 4.1 3.0- 5.4 2,810 95.9 94.6-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,837 101 5.6 4.4- 7.2 1,736 94.4 92.8-95.6
Non-Veteran 2,906 166 5.8 4.5- 7.3 2,740 94.2 92.7-95.5

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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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