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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 383 45 11.5 8.2-16.0 338 88.5 84.0-91.8
GENDER
Male 143 18 13.1 7.8-21.2 125 86.9 78.8-92.2
Female 240 27 10.2 6.5-15.6 213 89.8 84.4-93.5
RACE
White 292 35 12.9 8.9-18.3 257 87.1 81.7-91.1
Other 87 10 9.0 4.0-18.8 77 91.0 81.2-96.0
AGE
18-44 98 17 14.0 8.2-22.8 81 86.0 77.2-91.8
45+ 282 28 9.5 6.3-14.1 254 90.5 85.9-93.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 16 13.7 7.4-24.0 97 86.3 76.0-92.6
Some College + 270 29 10.6 7.0-15.7 241 89.4 84.3-93.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 25 17.3 10.7-26.8 115 82.7 73.2-89.3
$50,000+ 183 16 9.4 5.4-15.7 167 90.6 84.3-94.6

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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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