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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,878 278 15.5 12.8-18.6 1,600 84.5 81.4-87.2
GENDER
Male 553 75 16.8 12.0-23.0 478 83.2 77.0-88.0
Female 1,325 203 14.4 11.7-17.5 1,122 85.6 82.5-88.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 4 21.3 6.7-50.7 14 78.7 49.3-93.3
Non-Hispanic 1,857 274 15.5 12.7-18.6 1,583 84.5 81.4-87.3
AGE
18-24 78 19 28.8 17.8-43.2 59 71.2 56.8-82.2
25-34 202 27 12.4 7.3-20.2 175 87.6 79.8-92.7
35-44 252 32 9.6 6.1-14.7 220 90.4 85.3-93.9
45-54 420 68 14.8 10.6-20.4 352 85.2 79.6-89.4
55-64 441 68 12.9 9.5-17.4 373 87.1 82.6-90.5
65+ 460 62 14.6 10.0-20.8 398 85.4 79.2-90.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 55 20.1 12.8-30.1 254 79.9 69.9-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 92 15.4 11.0-21.1 515 84.6 78.9-89.0
Some Post-H.S. 489 66 12.9 8.5-19.0 423 87.1 81.0-91.5
College Graduate 469 64 14.7 10.2-20.9 405 85.3 79.1-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 72 18.1 13.2-24.3 280 81.9 75.7-86.8
$15,000- 24,999 380 67 18.9 12.6-27.3 313 81.1 72.7-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 232 22 9.0 5.1-15.4 210 91.0 84.6-94.9
$35,000-49,999 222 29 16.5 9.1-28.0 193 83.5 72.0-90.9
$50,000- 74,999 193 26 16.4 8.9-28.1 167 83.6 71.9-91.1
$75,000+ 198 24 13.4 7.7-22.2 174 86.6 77.8-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 789 167 22.7 18.0-28.1 622 77.3 71.9-82.0
No 991 101 12.4 9.0-16.8 890 87.6 83.2-91.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 31 14.2 7.8-24.6 204 85.8 75.4-92.2
Non-Veteran 1,642 247 15.7 12.8-19.0 1,395 84.3 81.0-87.2

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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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