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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
-Buncombe County 262 24 10.1 5.4-17.9 238 89.9 82.1-94.6
GENDER
Male 101 4 7.4 1.7-27.0 97 92.6 73.0-98.3
Female 161 20 12.7 7.6-20.4 141 87.3 79.6-92.4
RACE
White 245 20 6.6 3.9-11.0 225 93.4 89.0-96.1
Other 13 3 52.0 14.5-87.3 10 48.0 12.7-85.5
AGE
18-44 50 5 13.5 4.7-33.1 45 86.5 66.9-95.3
45+ 207 19 7.9 4.9-12.4 188 92.1 87.6-95.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 96 9 13.8 5.1-32.4 87 86.2 67.6-94.9
Some College + 166 15 7.4 4.2-13.0 151 92.6 87.0-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 18 11.3 6.5-19.0 119 88.7 81.0-93.5
$50,000+ 80 4 4.1 1.4-11.7 76 95.9 88.3-98.6

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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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