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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,855 175 9.6 7.5-12.1 1,680 90.4 87.9-92.5
GENDER
Male 614 38 5.8 3.4- 9.5 576 94.2 90.5-96.6
Female 1,241 137 12.6 9.6-16.3 1,104 87.4 83.7-90.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 2 2.6 0.5-12.1 14 97.4 87.9-99.5
Non-Hispanic 1,838 173 9.7 7.6-12.2 1,665 90.3 87.8-92.4
AGE
18-24 89 16 15.4 8.3-26.8 73 84.6 73.2-91.7
25-34 207 27 12.7 7.3-21.2 180 87.3 78.8-92.7
35-44 288 23 6.3 3.7-10.5 265 93.7 89.5-96.3
45-54 406 35 7.1 4.0-12.4 371 92.9 87.6-96.0
55-64 407 45 10.1 6.7-15.0 362 89.9 85.0-93.3
65+ 441 28 6.2 3.7-10.5 413 93.8 89.5-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 316 39 9.9 6.3-15.0 277 90.1 85.0-93.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 661 63 11.4 7.5-16.9 598 88.6 83.1-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 458 46 9.8 6.3-14.9 412 90.2 85.1-93.7
College Graduate 416 26 6.2 3.5-10.7 390 93.8 89.3-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 355 49 11.7 7.4-17.9 306 88.3 82.1-92.6
$15,000- 24,999 390 40 13.0 7.9-20.5 350 87.0 79.5-92.1
$25,000- 34,999 205 21 9.7 5.5-16.6 184 90.3 83.4-94.5
$35,000-49,999 219 16 6.6 3.1-13.7 203 93.4 86.3-96.9
$50,000- 74,999 208 17 6.7 3.4-12.9 191 93.3 87.1-96.6
$75,000+ 196 7 2.7 0.9- 7.4 189 97.3 92.6-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 715 104 14.6 10.7-19.6 611 85.4 80.4-89.3
No 976 60 6.9 4.8- 9.7 916 93.1 90.3-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 15 3.8 1.8- 7.8 213 96.2 92.2-98.2
Non-Veteran 1,474 147 10.7 8.3-13.7 1,327 89.3 86.3-91.7

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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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