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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson County

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
-Robeson County 396 53 15.1 7.6-27.9 343 84.9 72.1-92.4
GENDER
Male 135 9 16.8 4.7-45.4 126 83.2 54.6-95.3
Female 261 44 13.5 9.6-18.6 217 86.5 81.4-90.4
RACE
White 131 12 25.1 7.0-59.9 119 74.9 40.1-93.0
Other 263 41 10.9 7.4-15.7 222 89.1 84.3-92.6
AGE
18-44 124 13 16.0 4.7-42.3 111 84.0 57.7-95.3
45+ 269 40 14.2 9.7-20.3 229 85.8 79.7-90.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 252 36 17.2 7.1-36.2 216 82.8 63.8-92.9
Some College + 144 17 10.9 5.9-19.3 127 89.1 80.7-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 272 37 9.9 6.6-14.7 235 90.1 85.3-93.4
$50,000+ 62 5 8.1 3.1-19.5 57 91.9 80.5-96.9

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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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