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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,191 418 6.4 5.5- 7.5 5,773 93.6 92.5-94.5
New Hanover County 405 29 6.4 4.3- 9.3 376 93.6 90.7-95.7
GENDER
Male 164 10 5.0 2.6- 9.6 154 95.0 90.4-97.4
Female 241 19 8.0 5.0-12.4 222 92.0 87.6-95.0
RACE
White 341 24 6.6 4.3-10.0 317 93.4 90.0-95.7
Other 57 3 3.1 0.8-11.0 54 96.9 89.0-99.2
AGE
18-44 186 12 5.4 2.9- 9.9 174 94.6 90.1-97.1
45+ 212 17 7.6 4.6-12.3 195 92.4 87.7-95.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 11 7.7 4.1-13.8 121 92.3 86.2-95.9
Some College + 270 18 5.8 3.5- 9.4 252 94.2 90.6-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 15 6.0 3.4-10.3 192 94.0 89.7-96.6
$50,000+ 132 6 4.9 2.1-10.9 126 95.1 89.1-97.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 422 27 6.5 4.2- 9.8 395 93.5 90.2-95.8
Cumberland 429 25 4.5 2.9- 7.0 404 95.5 93.0-97.1
Durham 400 28 6.8 4.4-10.2 372 93.2 89.8-95.6
Forsyth 454 38 8.0 5.5-11.6 416 92.0 88.4-94.5
Gaston 467 25 5.4 3.6- 8.2 442 94.6 91.8-96.4
Guilford 416 25 5.9 3.6- 9.6 391 94.1 90.4-96.4
Mecklenburg 431 26 5.3 3.4- 8.1 405 94.7 91.9-96.6
Onslow 433 27 5.5 3.6- 8.3 406 94.5 91.7-96.4
Wake 428 29 6.5 4.2- 9.7 399 93.5 90.3-95.8
Western NC 617 35 4.9 3.4- 7.0 582 95.1 93.0-96.6
Piedmont NC 669 54 6.9 4.9- 9.8 615 93.1 90.2-95.1
Eastern NC 620 50 7.2 5.0-10.3 570 92.8 89.7-95.0

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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. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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