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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 349 43 11.5 7.4-17.4 306 88.5 82.6-92.6
GENDER
Male 133 9 9.2 3.4-22.5 124 90.8 77.5-96.6
Female 216 34 13.5 9.1-19.7 182 86.5 80.3-90.9
RACE
White 296 34 9.0 6.1-13.3 262 91.0 86.7-93.9
Other 53 9 22.1 8.5-46.3 44 77.9 53.7-91.5
AGE
18-44 94 12 13.1 6.1-25.8 82 86.9 74.2-93.9
45+ 251 31 10.2 6.9-14.8 220 89.8 85.2-93.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 22 8.4 5.2-13.5 169 91.6 86.5-94.8
Some College + 156 21 14.4 7.8-25.1 135 85.6 74.9-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 25 12.3 6.4-22.4 169 87.7 77.6-93.6
$50,000+ 86 9 8.6 3.6-19.4 77 91.4 80.6-96.4

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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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