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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Asthma

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had asthma?

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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
-Orange County 379 44 11.5 8.0-16.2 335 88.5 83.8-92.0
GENDER
Male 152 15 8.8 4.7-16.0 137 91.2 84.0-95.3
Female 227 29 14.4 9.4-21.3 198 85.6 78.7-90.6
RACE
White 309 31 8.8 5.8-13.2 278 91.2 86.8-94.2
Other 69 12 18.4 9.6-32.4 57 81.6 67.6-90.4
AGE
18-44 89 14 13.5 7.1-24.0 75 86.5 76.0-92.9
45+ 285 29 10.2 6.8-14.9 256 89.8 85.1-93.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 9 11.5 5.6-22.2 76 88.5 77.8-94.4
Some College + 293 35 11.6 7.6-17.2 258 88.4 82.8-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 22 17.9 11.3-27.3 116 82.1 72.7-88.7
$50,000+ 196 19 9.4 5.2-16.3 177 90.6 83.7-94.8

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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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