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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma

Do you still have asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,590 1,178 6.8 6.3- 7.3 14,412 93.2 92.7-93.7
GENDER
Male 5,696 273 4.5 3.8- 5.3 5,423 95.5 94.7-96.2
Female 9,894 905 8.9 8.2- 9.7 8,989 91.1 90.3-91.8
RACE
White 11,751 863 6.8 6.2- 7.5 10,888 93.2 92.5-93.8
African American 2,585 231 8.6 7.3-10.1 2,354 91.4 89.9-92.7
Asian 107 4 2.4 0.8- 6.9 103 97.6 93.1-99.2
Native American 299 51 14.7 10.3-20.5 248 85.3 79.5-89.7
Other Minorities 781 26 2.3 1.5- 3.6 755 97.7 96.4-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 819 30 2.6 1.7- 4.0 789 97.4 96.0-98.3
-English Speaking 311 22 6.4 3.8-10.5 289 93.6 89.5-96.2
-Spanish Speaking 507 8 1.3 0.6- 2.8 499 98.7 97.2-99.4
Non-Hispanic 14,736 1,144 7.2 6.7- 7.8 13,592 92.8 92.2-93.3
AGE
18-24 629 49 7.5 5.4-10.3 580 92.5 89.7-94.6
25-34 1,861 123 5.6 4.5- 6.8 1,738 94.4 93.2-95.5
35-44 2,664 180 6.5 5.5- 7.7 2,484 93.5 92.3-94.5
45-54 3,072 235 6.9 6.0- 8.1 2,837 93.1 91.9-94.0
55-64 3,095 265 7.2 6.2- 8.3 2,830 92.8 91.7-93.8
65-74 2,355 188 7.5 6.4- 8.8 2,167 92.5 91.2-93.6
75+ 1,799 130 7.3 5.9- 8.9 1,669 92.7 91.1-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,390 269 10.1 8.5-12.0 2,121 89.9 88.0-91.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,719 355 6.8 5.9- 7.9 4,364 93.2 92.1-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,852 289 6.4 5.5- 7.4 3,563 93.6 92.6-94.5
College Graduate 4,588 258 5.2 4.5- 6.0 4,330 94.8 94.0-95.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,773 248 13.6 11.5-16.0 1,525 86.4 84.0-88.5
$15,000- 24,999 2,577 247 8.0 6.7- 9.4 2,330 92.0 90.6-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,868 112 6.0 4.7- 7.7 1,756 94.0 92.3-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 2,194 138 5.9 4.7- 7.4 2,056 94.1 92.6-95.3
$50,000-74,999 2,012 113 5.4 4.2- 7.0 1,899 94.6 93.0-95.8
$75,000+ 2,838 127 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,711 95.5 94.4-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,602 723 12.1 11.0-13.3 4,879 87.9 86.7-89.0
No 9,497 421 4.3 3.8- 4.9 9,076 95.7 95.1-96.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,272 109 4.5 3.5- 5.6 2,163 95.5 94.4-96.5
Non-Veteran 13,288 1,069 7.2 6.6- 7.8 12,219 92.8 92.2-93.4

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*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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