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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 443 33 6.6 4.2-10.0 410 93.4 90.0-95.8
GENDER
Male 175 5 2.8 0.9- 8.8 170 97.2 91.2-99.1
Female 268 28 10.5 6.7-16.0 240 89.5 84.0-93.3
RACE
White 359 27 7.6 4.9-11.7 332 92.4 88.3-95.1
Other 82 6 4.3 1.3-14.0 76 95.7 86.0-98.7
AGE
18-44 99 5 5.4 2.1-13.4 94 94.6 86.6-97.9
45+ 341 28 7.4 4.9-11.2 313 92.6 88.8-95.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 17 6.3 3.3-12.0 210 93.7 88.0-96.7
Some College + 216 16 6.8 3.9-11.6 200 93.2 88.4-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 253 21 6.9 3.9-11.9 232 93.1 88.1-96.1
$50,000+ 130 9 7.3 3.4-15.2 121 92.7 84.8-96.6

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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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