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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 409 53 12.2 8.4-17.3 356 87.8 82.7-91.6
GENDER
Male 153 17 9.5 4.8-17.9 136 90.5 82.1-95.2
Female 256 36 15.2 10.1-22.1 220 84.8 77.9-89.9
RACE
White 343 45 13.4 9.0-19.5 298 86.6 80.5-91.0
Other 63 8 8.5 3.6-18.6 55 91.5 81.4-96.4
AGE
18-44 134 15 12.2 6.5-21.7 119 87.8 78.3-93.5
45+ 270 38 12.4 8.6-17.4 232 87.6 82.6-91.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 21 10.3 6.0-17.2 123 89.7 82.8-94.0
Some College + 264 32 13.4 8.3-20.8 232 86.6 79.2-91.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 27 14.1 7.7-24.4 134 85.9 75.6-92.3
$50,000+ 181 20 11.5 7.1-18.1 161 88.5 81.9-92.9

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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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