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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 417 49 16.1 10.0-24.9 368 83.9 75.1-90.0
GENDER
Male 165 16 10.1 5.4-18.2 149 89.9 81.8-94.6
Female 252 33 21.5 11.8-35.9 219 78.5 64.1-88.2
RACE
White 259 27 11.2 6.9-17.5 232 88.8 82.5-93.1
Other 154 21 15.1 8.6-25.1 133 84.9 74.9-91.4
AGE
18-44 139 22 20.7 11.1-35.2 117 79.3 64.8-88.9
45+ 272 27 10.1 6.7-15.0 245 89.9 85.0-93.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 109 14 23.4 10.2-45.1 95 76.6 54.9-89.8
Some College + 307 35 12.1 8.1-17.7 272 87.9 82.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 165 18 18.6 8.0-37.5 147 81.4 62.5-92.0
$50,000+ 198 24 12.7 8.3-18.9 174 87.3 81.1-91.7

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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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