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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-FEMALES

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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
-FEMALES 8,281 1,198 14.8 13.4-16.4 7,083 85.2 83.6-86.6
RACE
White 6,521 918 14.0 12.4-15.7 5,603 86.0 84.3-87.6
African American 1,245 209 18.4 14.9-22.5 1,036 81.6 77.5-85.1
Other Minorities 473 63 10.2 6.9-14.9 410 89.8 85.1-93.1
AGE
18-24 204 42 20.0 12.9-29.8 162 80.0 70.2-87.1
25-34 805 125 17.4 13.7-21.8 680 82.6 78.2-86.3
35-44 1,265 169 12.4 10.2-15.1 1,096 87.6 84.9-89.8
45-54 1,517 240 15.4 12.6-18.7 1,277 84.6 81.3-87.4
55-64 1,681 281 14.7 12.6-17.0 1,400 85.3 83.0-87.4
65+ 2,712 332 11.5 9.9-13.4 2,380 88.5 86.6-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,040 193 16.0 12.5-20.1 847 84.0 79.9-87.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,483 342 15.7 13.0-18.8 2,141 84.3 81.2-87.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,182 339 15.7 13.2-18.5 1,843 84.3 81.5-86.8
College Graduate 2,563 322 12.9 10.4-16.0 2,241 87.1 84.0-89.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,021 224 19.9 15.4-25.3 797 80.1 74.7-84.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,373 225 21.0 15.9-27.2 1,148 79.0 72.8-84.1
$25,000- 34,999 853 119 15.2 11.4-19.9 734 84.8 80.1-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,060 136 10.9 8.2-14.4 924 89.1 85.6-91.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,089 150 13.9 10.9-17.7 939 86.1 82.3-89.1
$75,000+ 1,458 164 10.9 8.9-13.2 1,294 89.1 86.8-91.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,951 644 22.5 19.9-25.3 2,307 77.5 74.7-80.1
No 4,863 501 11.2 9.8-12.9 4,362 88.8 87.1-90.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 35 15.0 9.4-23.1 148 85.0 76.9-90.6
Non-Veteran 7,394 1,065 15.2 13.6-16.9 6,329 84.8 83.1-86.4

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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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