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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 447 55 10.7 7.7-14.8 392 89.3 85.2-92.3
GENDER
Male 176 16 8.3 4.4-15.1 160 91.7 84.9-95.6
Female 271 39 13.2 9.1-18.9 232 86.8 81.1-90.9
RACE
White 363 45 11.5 8.2-15.9 318 88.5 84.1-91.8
Other 82 10 9.2 3.8-20.4 72 90.8 79.6-96.2
AGE
18-44 99 7 7.8 3.4-16.7 92 92.2 83.3-96.6
45+ 345 48 13.0 9.4-17.7 297 87.0 82.3-90.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 228 27 9.9 6.0-15.9 201 90.1 84.1-94.0
Some College + 219 28 11.7 7.4-18.0 191 88.3 82.0-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 31 10.7 6.6-16.9 223 89.3 83.1-93.4
$50,000+ 132 15 10.2 5.6-17.8 117 89.8 82.2-94.4

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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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