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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,107 1,541 12.6 11.6-13.7 10,566 87.4 86.3-88.4
-Buncombe County 263 30 12.0 7.1-19.7 233 88.0 80.3-92.9
GENDER
Male 101 6 9.6 3.0-26.8 95 90.4 73.2-97.0
Female 162 24 14.3 9.0-22.1 138 85.7 77.9-91.0
RACE
White 246 26 8.8 5.6-13.6 220 91.2 86.4-94.4
Other 13 3 52.0 14.5-87.3 10 48.0 12.7-85.5
AGE
18-44 50 7 16.2 6.6-34.7 43 83.8 65.3-93.4
45+ 208 23 9.3 6.1-14.1 185 90.7 85.9-93.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 11 16.0 6.7-33.7 86 84.0 66.3-93.3
Some College + 166 19 9.2 5.5-14.9 147 90.8 85.1-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 24 15.6 9.7-24.2 114 84.4 75.8-90.3
$50,000+ 80 4 4.1 1.4-11.7 76 95.9 88.3-98.6

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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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