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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-MALES

Do you still have asthma?*

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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
-MALES 4,959 270 5.6 4.6- 6.8 4,689 94.4 93.2-95.4
RACE
White 3,945 220 6.1 4.9- 7.5 3,725 93.9 92.5-95.1
African American 614 38 5.8 3.4- 9.5 576 94.2 90.5-96.6
Other Minorities 352 12 3.3 1.3- 7.9 340 96.7 92.1-98.7
AGE
18-24 203 23 10.6 6.3-17.3 180 89.4 82.7-93.7
25-34 418 22 5.7 3.2- 9.8 396 94.3 90.2-96.8
35-44 726 41 4.3 2.8- 6.6 685 95.7 93.4-97.2
45-54 1,046 52 4.8 3.3- 7.0 994 95.2 93.0-96.7
55-64 1,089 60 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1,029 95.3 93.6-96.6
65+ 1,454 72 4.5 3.3- 6.0 1,382 95.5 94.0-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 691 55 6.8 4.4-10.3 636 93.2 89.7-95.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,452 89 7.1 5.0- 9.9 1,363 92.9 90.1-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,161 59 5.3 3.4- 8.3 1,102 94.7 91.7-96.6
College Graduate 1,645 66 3.7 2.7- 5.2 1,579 96.3 94.8-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 422 38 9.3 5.4-15.5 384 90.7 84.5-94.6
$15,000- 24,999 723 52 6.0 4.1- 8.7 671 94.0 91.3-95.9
$25,000- 34,999 507 33 6.8 4.0-11.2 474 93.2 88.8-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 644 27 3.6 1.8- 6.9 617 96.4 93.1-98.2
$50,000- 74,999 718 30 7.7 4.4-12.9 688 92.3 87.1-95.6
$75,000+ 1,338 57 3.2 2.2- 4.5 1,281 96.8 95.5-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,638 135 7.7 6.0- 9.9 1,503 92.3 90.1-94.0
No 2,986 121 4.8 3.6- 6.3 2,865 95.2 93.7-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,543 72 4.3 3.0- 6.0 1,471 95.7 94.0-97.0
Non-Veteran 3,011 171 6.0 4.7- 7.6 2,840 94.0 92.4-95.3

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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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