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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
-Buncombe County 399 37 7.5 5.3-10.6 362 92.5 89.4-94.7
GENDER
Male 145 7 3.6 1.6- 7.8 138 96.4 92.2-98.4
Female 254 30 10.9 7.4-15.9 224 89.1 84.1-92.6
RACE
White 364 36 8.3 5.8-11.7 328 91.7 88.3-94.2
Other 32 1 1.6 0.2-11.3 31 98.4 88.7-99.8
AGE
18-44 107 8 4.7 2.2- 9.8 99 95.3 90.2-97.8
45+ 291 29 10.2 6.9-14.6 262 89.8 85.4-93.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 12 7.3 4.0-13.1 109 92.7 86.9-96.0
Some College + 275 25 7.8 5.0-11.8 250 92.2 88.2-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 21 8.0 5.1-12.5 168 92.0 87.5-94.9
$50,000+ 160 14 8.5 4.8-14.7 146 91.5 85.3-95.2

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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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