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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Asthma

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
-Orange County 379 26 6.2 3.9- 9.6 353 93.8 90.4-96.1
GENDER
Male 152 4 2.0 0.6- 6.3 148 98.0 93.7-99.4
Female 227 22 10.6 6.5-16.7 205 89.4 83.3-93.5
RACE
White 309 18 5.1 2.9- 8.9 291 94.9 91.1-97.1
Other 69 8 9.2 4.2-19.0 61 90.8 81.0-95.8
AGE
18-44 89 9 7.7 3.7-15.7 80 92.3 84.3-96.3
45+ 285 17 5.2 3.0- 8.8 268 94.8 91.2-97.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 6 8.4 3.4-19.0 79 91.6 81.0-96.6
Some College + 293 20 5.5 3.2- 9.2 273 94.5 90.8-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 13 11.8 6.3-20.9 125 88.2 79.1-93.7
$50,000+ 196 12 3.6 2.0- 6.6 184 96.4 93.4-98.0

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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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