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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,861 279 15.6 13.0-18.6 1,582 84.4 81.4-87.0
GENDER
Male 616 70 12.1 8.6-16.9 546 87.9 83.1-91.4
Female 1,245 209 18.4 14.9-22.5 1,036 81.6 77.5-85.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 4 25.0 6.7-60.6 12 75.0 39.4-93.3
Non-Hispanic 1,844 275 15.5 12.9-18.5 1,569 84.5 81.5-87.1
AGE
18-24 89 23 22.9 13.9-35.4 66 77.1 64.6-86.1
25-34 207 42 19.5 12.9-28.4 165 80.5 71.6-87.1
35-44 290 42 13.4 9.0-19.5 248 86.6 80.5-91.0
45-54 407 49 10.6 6.7-16.4 358 89.4 83.6-93.3
55-64 408 69 15.3 11.2-20.6 339 84.7 79.4-88.8
65+ 443 51 12.7 7.5-20.8 392 87.3 79.2-92.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 54 14.7 9.2-22.7 262 85.3 77.3-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 662 95 17.2 12.5-23.2 567 82.8 76.8-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 462 82 18.6 13.7-24.9 380 81.4 75.1-86.3
College Graduate 417 47 10.3 6.8-15.5 370 89.7 84.5-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 65 15.3 10.4-22.0 292 84.7 78.0-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 391 67 22.1 15.6-30.4 324 77.9 69.6-84.4
$25,000- 34,999 206 33 14.2 8.8-21.9 173 85.8 78.1-91.2
$35,000-49,999 219 28 15.3 8.8-25.3 191 84.7 74.7-91.2
$50,000- 74,999 208 26 11.7 6.8-19.3 182 88.3 80.7-93.2
$75,000+ 197 16 5.6 2.9-10.6 181 94.4 89.4-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 716 152 22.7 17.7-28.7 564 77.3 71.3-82.3
No 980 108 12.0 9.2-15.5 872 88.0 84.5-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 29 15.2 8.3-26.3 199 84.8 73.7-91.7
Non-Veteran 1,480 232 16.5 13.5-19.9 1,248 83.5 80.1-86.5

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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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