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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 585 41 6.1 4.2- 8.8 544 93.9 91.2-95.8
GENDER
Male 241 15 4.6 2.6- 7.9 226 95.4 92.1-97.4
Female 344 26 7.6 4.6-12.2 318 92.4 87.8-95.4
RACE
White 433 29 4.9 3.3- 7.3 404 95.1 92.7-96.7
Other 151 12 8.6 4.4-16.1 139 91.4 83.9-95.6
AGE
18-44 205 16 6.3 3.5-11.1 189 93.7 88.9-96.5
45+ 374 24 5.7 3.6- 9.0 350 94.3 91.0-96.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 12 7.2 3.2-15.4 128 92.8 84.6-96.8
Some College + 444 29 5.7 3.8- 8.4 415 94.3 91.6-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 15 5.7 3.1-10.2 198 94.3 89.8-96.9
$50,000+ 311 21 5.7 3.6- 8.9 290 94.3 91.1-96.4

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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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