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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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
-Wayne County 446 34 7.1 4.6-10.8 412 92.9 89.2-95.4
GENDER
Male 140 5 1.7 0.7- 4.3 135 98.3 95.7-99.3
Female 306 29 11.4 7.3-17.5 277 88.6 82.5-92.7
RACE
White 285 17 5.6 2.9-10.4 268 94.4 89.6-97.1
Other 159 17 9.9 5.5-17.0 142 90.1 83.0-94.5
AGE
18-44 124 10 7.2 3.6-14.1 114 92.8 85.9-96.4
45+ 318 23 6.7 4.2-10.5 295 93.3 89.5-95.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 17 5.9 3.3-10.5 202 94.1 89.5-96.7
Some College + 226 17 8.3 4.5-14.7 209 91.7 85.3-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 245 22 8.9 5.2-15.0 223 91.1 85.0-94.8
$50,000+ 141 8 4.5 2.1- 9.6 133 95.5 90.4-97.9

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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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