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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,201 628 10.1 8.9-11.4 5,573 89.9 88.6-91.1
GENDER
Male 2,380 199 8.5 6.9-10.6 2,181 91.5 89.4-93.1
Female 3,821 429 11.4 9.9-13.2 3,392 88.6 86.8-90.1
RACE
White 4,695 457 9.7 8.4-11.2 4,238 90.3 88.8-91.6
African American 1,144 132 12.3 9.3-16.0 1,012 87.7 84.0-90.7
Other Minorities 264 30 7.9 4.8-12.7 234 92.1 87.3-95.2
HISPANIC
Yes 173 19 8.2 4.0-16.1 154 91.8 83.9-96.0
No 6,013 609 10.1 9.0-11.5 5,404 89.9 88.5-91.0
AGE
18-24 548 73 14.8 10.2-21.0 475 85.2 79.0-89.8
25-34 1,156 125 10.1 7.7-13.2 1,031 89.9 86.8-92.3
35-44 1,289 118 8.8 6.7-11.4 1,171 91.2 88.6-93.3
45-54 1,133 107 8.7 6.5-11.5 1,026 91.3 88.5-93.5
55-64 823 96 11.8 9.0-15.4 727 88.2 84.6-91.0
65+ 1,189 101 8.1 6.2-10.6 1,088 91.9 89.4-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 832 106 10.5 8.0-13.6 726 89.5 86.4-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,858 185 12.5 9.9-15.6 1,673 87.5 84.4-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,588 159 8.1 6.5-10.1 1,429 91.9 89.9-93.5
College Graduate 1,891 174 8.4 6.8-10.2 1,717 91.6 89.8-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 590 76 11.6 8.2-16.1 514 88.4 83.9-91.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,012 125 12.7 9.4-16.9 887 87.3 83.1-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 883 87 7.6 5.5-10.4 796 92.4 89.6-94.5
$35,000- 49,999 967 93 9.9 7.5-13.1 874 90.1 86.9-92.5
$50,000+ 1,590 138 8.7 6.8-11.2 1,452 91.3 88.8-93.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 423 46 11.2 8.2-15.3 377 88.8 84.7-91.8
Cumberland 429 41 7.5 5.2-10.6 388 92.5 89.4-94.8
Durham 400 43 10.8 7.7-14.9 357 89.2 85.1-92.3
Forsyth 457 58 12.6 9.4-16.7 399 87.4 83.3-90.6
Gaston 467 33 6.8 4.7- 9.7 434 93.2 90.3-95.3
Guilford 418 40 10.2 6.9-14.8 378 89.8 85.2-93.1
Mecklenburg 431 35 7.2 5.0-10.3 396 92.8 89.7-95.0
New Hanover 405 41 9.7 7.0-13.5 364 90.3 86.5-93.0
Onslow 435 47 10.1 7.3-13.8 388 89.9 86.2-92.7
Wake 428 42 9.1 6.4-12.6 386 90.9 87.4-93.6
Western NC 618 54 8.3 6.2-11.1 564 91.7 88.9-93.8
Piedmont NC 669 74 10.8 8.1-14.2 595 89.2 85.8-91.9
Eastern NC 621 74 11.5 8.6-15.2 547 88.5 84.8-91.4

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#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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