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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,252 1,706 12.9 11.9-14.0 11,546 87.1 86.0-88.1
-Buncombe County 399 56 11.3 8.5-14.9 343 88.7 85.1-91.5
GENDER
Male 145 13 6.8 3.8-11.9 132 93.2 88.1-96.2
Female 254 43 15.2 11.0-20.7 211 84.8 79.3-89.0
RACE
White 364 54 12.4 9.3-16.4 310 87.6 83.6-90.7
Other 32 2 2.5 0.5-10.7 30 97.5 89.3-99.5
AGE
18-44 107 12 7.1 3.8-12.9 95 92.9 87.1-96.2
45+ 291 44 15.2 11.3-20.3 247 84.8 79.7-88.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 15 8.7 5.0-14.7 106 91.3 85.3-95.0
Some College + 275 41 12.7 9.0-17.5 234 87.3 82.5-91.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 30 11.9 8.0-17.2 159 88.1 82.8-92.0
$50,000+ 160 23 13.2 8.5-20.1 137 86.8 79.9-91.5

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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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