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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,874 197 10.0 7.8-12.6 1,677 90.0 87.4-92.2
GENDER
Male 551 46 9.2 5.7-14.6 505 90.8 85.4-94.3
Female 1,323 151 10.5 8.3-13.4 1,172 89.5 86.6-91.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 3 18.2 4.9-48.9 15 81.8 51.1-95.1
Non-Hispanic 1,853 194 9.9 7.8-12.6 1,659 90.1 87.4-92.2
AGE
18-24 78 11 18.2 9.5-32.1 67 81.8 67.9-90.5
25-34 202 15 5.0 2.6- 9.3 187 95.0 90.7-97.4
35-44 251 23 7.4 4.3-12.4 228 92.6 87.6-95.7
45-54 420 58 11.7 8.1-16.7 362 88.3 83.3-91.9
55-64 438 47 8.8 6.0-12.7 391 91.2 87.3-94.0
65+ 460 42 8.9 5.6-13.8 418 91.1 86.2-94.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 40 12.8 7.0-22.2 268 87.2 77.8-93.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 72 12.3 8.3-17.8 534 87.7 82.2-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 488 44 7.7 4.8-11.9 444 92.3 88.1-95.2
College Graduate 468 41 6.8 4.5-10.3 427 93.2 89.7-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 56 12.7 9.0-17.7 295 87.3 82.3-91.0
$15,000- 24,999 380 54 15.5 9.7-23.9 326 84.5 76.1-90.3
$25,000- 34,999 231 13 5.8 2.8-12.0 218 94.2 88.0-97.2
$35,000-49,999 220 17 6.1 3.4-10.5 203 93.9 89.5-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 193 16 7.3 3.4-14.9 177 92.7 85.1-96.6
$75,000+ 198 17 7.5 3.8-14.2 181 92.5 85.8-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 787 128 16.9 12.8-22.1 659 83.1 77.9-87.2
No 989 63 6.8 4.5-10.3 926 93.2 89.7-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 20 6.8 3.6-12.5 213 93.2 87.5-96.4
Non-Veteran 1,640 177 10.5 8.1-13.4 1,463 89.5 86.6-91.9

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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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