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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,252 1,706 12.9 11.9-14.0 11,546 87.1 86.0-88.1
GENDER
Male 4,971 508 10.9 9.5-12.5 4,463 89.1 87.5-90.5
Female 8,281 1,198 14.8 13.4-16.4 7,083 85.2 83.6-86.6
RACE
White 10,475 1,331 12.9 11.7-14.1 9,144 87.1 85.9-88.3
African American 1,861 279 15.6 13.0-18.6 1,582 84.4 81.4-87.0
Asian 105 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 104 99.6 97.5- 100
Native American 311 50 20.0 11.0-33.5 261 80.0 66.5-89.0
Other Minorities 410 35 6.1 3.5-10.2 375 93.9 89.8-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 36 6.3 3.6-10.9 408 93.7 89.1-96.4
-English Speaking 233 25 9.9 5.7-16.5 208 90.1 83.5-94.3
-Spanish Speaking 211 11 4.5 1.6-12.1 200 95.5 87.9-98.4
Non-Hispanic 12,772 1,667 13.4 12.4-14.6 11,105 86.6 85.4-87.6
AGE
18-24 408 80 18.3 13.6-24.1 328 81.7 75.9-86.4
25-34 1,226 180 15.7 12.8-19.2 1,046 84.3 80.8-87.2
35-44 1,993 244 10.6 8.9-12.5 1,749 89.4 87.5-91.1
45-54 2,565 337 12.1 10.3-14.2 2,228 87.9 85.8-89.7
55-64 2,771 391 12.1 10.6-13.7 2,380 87.9 86.3-89.4
65-74 2,348 288 11.2 9.5-13.1 2,060 88.8 86.9-90.5
75+ 1,821 176 9.7 7.4-12.7 1,645 90.3 87.3-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,732 274 13.6 10.8-16.9 1,458 86.4 83.1-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,938 494 13.9 11.9-16.1 3,444 86.1 83.9-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,348 459 14.0 12.0-16.2 2,889 86.0 83.8-88.0
College Graduate 4,211 476 10.9 9.3-12.8 3,735 89.1 87.2-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,444 280 17.3 13.7-21.5 1,164 82.7 78.5-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 2,099 311 16.2 13.0-20.0 1,788 83.8 80.0-87.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,362 165 13.0 10.1-16.5 1,197 87.0 83.5-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,705 196 11.3 8.9-14.3 1,509 88.7 85.7-91.1
$50,000-74,999 1,808 221 14.1 11.3-17.4 1,587 85.9 82.6-88.7
$75,000+ 2,798 284 9.0 7.7-10.4 2,514 91.0 89.6-92.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,593 868 18.6 16.6-20.7 3,725 81.4 79.3-83.4
No 7,857 762 10.7 9.5-11.9 7,095 89.3 88.1-90.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,729 179 10.4 8.3-13.0 1,550 89.6 87.0-91.7
Non-Veteran 10,414 1,384 13.5 12.3-14.8 9,030 86.5 85.2-87.7

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^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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