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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 446 49 13.4 7.7-22.1 397 86.6 77.9-92.3
GENDER
Male 140 9 11.4 3.0-35.0 131 88.6 65.0-97.0
Female 306 40 15.0 10.3-21.2 266 85.0 78.8-89.7
RACE
White 285 28 14.5 6.8-28.1 257 85.5 71.9-93.2
Other 159 20 11.3 6.6-18.5 139 88.7 81.5-93.4
AGE
18-44 124 15 16.7 7.5-33.1 109 83.3 66.9-92.5
45+ 318 32 9.3 6.3-13.4 286 90.7 86.6-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 23 15.0 6.0-32.7 196 85.0 67.3-94.0
Some College + 226 26 11.9 7.4-18.7 200 88.1 81.3-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 245 27 10.6 6.5-16.7 218 89.4 83.3-93.5
$50,000+ 141 13 8.9 4.9-15.9 128 91.1 84.1-95.1

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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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