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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
-Forsyth County 383 37 9.8 6.7-14.1 346 90.2 85.9-93.3
GENDER
Male 143 14 11.0 6.2-19.0 129 89.0 81.0-93.8
Female 240 23 8.7 5.3-13.8 217 91.3 86.2-94.7
RACE
White 292 28 10.4 6.8-15.4 264 89.6 84.6-93.2
Other 87 9 8.7 3.9-18.6 78 91.3 81.4-96.1
AGE
18-44 98 15 12.3 7.0-21.0 83 87.7 79.0-93.0
45+ 282 22 7.6 4.8-11.9 260 92.4 88.1-95.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 14 12.7 6.6-23.1 99 87.3 76.9-93.4
Some College + 270 23 8.5 5.3-13.4 247 91.5 86.6-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 140 22 16.4 9.9-25.9 118 83.6 74.1-90.1
$50,000+ 183 11 6.6 3.3-12.6 172 93.4 87.4-96.7

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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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