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2008 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 15,763 1,314 7.6 7.0- 8.2 14,449 92.4 91.8-93.0
GENDER
Male 5,969 337 5.5 4.7- 6.5 5,632 94.5 93.5-95.3
Female 9,794 977 9.5 8.7-10.4 8,817 90.5 89.6-91.3
RACE
White 12,229 1,008 7.7 7.1- 8.5 11,221 92.3 91.5-92.9
African American 2,386 216 7.8 6.4- 9.6 2,170 92.2 90.4-93.6
Asian 107 8 5.6 2.1-14.4 99 94.4 85.6-97.9
Native American 318 43 14.5 9.6-21.2 275 85.5 78.8-90.4
Other Minorities 659 36 4.9 2.8- 8.5 623 95.1 91.5-97.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 635 33 2.8 1.7- 4.5 602 97.2 95.5-98.3
-English Speaking 236 24 6.0 3.4-10.4 212 94.0 89.6-96.6
-Spanish Speaking 399 9 1.6 0.7- 3.8 390 98.4 96.2-99.3
Non-Hispanic 15,078 1,274 8.0 7.3- 8.7 13,804 92.0 91.3-92.7
AGE
18-24 472 40 7.9 5.3-11.8 432 92.1 88.2-94.7
25-34 1,509 114 6.5 5.2- 8.1 1,395 93.5 91.9-94.8
35-44 2,444 190 7.3 6.1- 8.6 2,254 92.7 91.4-93.9
45-54 3,072 273 8.0 6.9- 9.3 2,799 92.0 90.7-93.1
55-64 3,369 284 8.4 7.2- 9.7 3,085 91.6 90.3-92.8
65-74 2,723 247 8.0 6.9- 9.2 2,476 92.0 90.8-93.1
75+ 2,059 157 7.1 5.9- 8.6 1,902 92.9 91.4-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,252 299 10.2 8.6-12.0 1,953 89.8 88.0-91.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,643 387 7.9 6.6- 9.4 4,256 92.1 90.6-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 4,091 340 7.7 6.7- 8.9 3,751 92.3 91.1-93.3
College Graduate 4,739 285 5.9 5.0- 6.8 4,454 94.1 93.2-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,777 284 13.7 11.2-16.7 1,493 86.3 83.3-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,522 274 9.3 7.8-11.1 2,248 90.7 88.9-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,675 118 6.3 5.0- 8.0 1,557 93.7 92.0-95.0
$35,000- 49,999 2,187 161 7.1 5.8- 8.6 2,026 92.9 91.4-94.2
$50,000-74,999 2,236 149 6.1 4.9- 7.4 2,087 93.9 92.6-95.1
$75,000+ 3,224 161 5.2 4.2- 6.6 3,063 94.8 93.4-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,845 829 13.8 12.5-15.2 5,016 86.2 84.8-87.5
No 9,470 459 4.9 4.2- 5.6 9,011 95.1 94.4-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,372 130 5.3 4.2- 6.6 2,242 94.7 93.4-95.8
Non-Veteran 13,384 1,183 7.9 7.3- 8.6 12,201 92.1 91.4-92.7

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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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