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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

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
-Union County 409 31 7.1 4.1-11.8 378 92.9 88.2-95.9
GENDER
Male 153 10 6.0 2.3-14.8 143 94.0 85.2-97.7
Female 256 21 8.2 4.6-14.4 235 91.8 85.6-95.4
RACE
White 343 28 8.4 4.8-14.4 315 91.6 85.6-95.2
Other 63 3 2.5 0.7- 9.3 60 97.5 90.7-99.3
AGE
18-44 134 6 6.4 2.3-16.6 128 93.6 83.4-97.7
45+ 270 25 7.9 5.0-12.2 245 92.1 87.8-95.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 14 5.7 3.0-10.7 130 94.3 89.3-97.0
Some College + 264 17 7.9 3.9-15.6 247 92.1 84.4-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 18 9.7 4.4-20.3 143 90.3 79.7-95.6
$50,000+ 181 9 4.0 1.9- 8.2 172 96.0 91.8-98.1

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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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