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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
-FEMALES 8,259 832 9.9 8.8-11.1 7,427 90.1 88.9-91.2
RACE
White 6,504 647 9.5 8.3-10.7 5,857 90.5 89.3-91.7
African American 1,241 137 12.6 9.6-16.3 1,104 87.4 83.7-90.4
Other Minorities 472 42 5.9 3.4-10.1 430 94.1 89.9-96.6
AGE
18-24 204 26 9.7 6.0-15.2 178 90.3 84.8-94.0
25-34 802 82 12.0 8.8-16.2 720 88.0 83.8-91.2
35-44 1,265 111 7.9 6.1-10.1 1,154 92.1 89.9-93.9
45-54 1,510 172 11.6 9.0-14.8 1,338 88.4 85.2-91.0
55-64 1,679 198 10.4 8.6-12.5 1,481 89.6 87.5-91.4
65+ 2,702 237 8.3 6.8-10.0 2,465 91.7 90.0-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,037 153 12.6 9.6-16.4 884 87.4 83.6-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,475 238 10.3 8.2-12.9 2,237 89.7 87.1-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,178 235 11.0 8.8-13.6 1,943 89.0 86.4-91.2
College Graduate 2,556 205 7.6 6.1- 9.4 2,351 92.4 90.6-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,015 179 14.9 11.5-19.2 836 85.1 80.8-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,372 162 12.7 9.6-16.5 1,210 87.3 83.5-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 853 80 11.6 8.1-16.2 773 88.4 83.8-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,058 87 6.2 4.3- 8.8 971 93.8 91.2-95.7
$50,000- 74,999 1,087 105 9.7 7.0-13.1 982 90.3 86.9-93.0
$75,000+ 1,455 95 6.6 5.0- 8.7 1,360 93.4 91.3-95.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,938 494 17.7 15.3-20.4 2,444 82.3 79.6-84.7
No 4,856 307 6.8 5.6- 8.1 4,549 93.2 91.9-94.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 27 8.5 5.2-13.6 156 91.5 86.4-94.8
Non-Veteran 7,373 737 10.1 9.0-11.4 6,636 89.9 88.6-91.0

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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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