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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 583 24 4.1 2.5- 6.7 559 95.9 93.3-97.5
GENDER
Male 241 6 2.1 0.9- 5.1 235 97.9 94.9-99.1
Female 342 18 5.9 3.3-10.5 324 94.1 89.5-96.7
RACE
White 432 15 2.9 1.6- 5.0 417 97.1 95.0-98.4
Other 150 9 6.6 3.0-14.1 141 93.4 85.9-97.0
AGE
18-44 204 12 4.8 2.3- 9.4 192 95.2 90.6-97.7
45+ 373 12 3.4 1.7- 6.4 361 96.6 93.6-98.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 8 6.2 2.4-14.8 131 93.8 85.2-97.6
Some College + 443 16 3.3 1.9- 5.5 427 96.7 94.5-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3 202 95.2 90.7-97.6
$50,000+ 310 10 2.8 1.4- 5.3 300 97.2 94.7-98.6

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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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