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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 13,218 1,102 7.8 7.0- 8.6 12,116 92.2 91.4-93.0
GENDER
Male 4,959 270 5.6 4.6- 6.8 4,689 94.4 93.2-95.4
Female 8,259 832 9.9 8.8-11.1 7,427 90.1 88.9-91.2
RACE
White 10,449 867 7.9 7.0- 8.8 9,582 92.1 91.2-93.0
African American 1,855 175 9.6 7.5-12.1 1,680 90.4 87.9-92.5
Asian 105 0 0.0 . - . 105 100 . - .
Native American 310 36 10.1 5.6-17.6 274 89.9 82.4-94.4
Other Minorities 409 18 3.6 1.6- 7.8 391 96.4 92.2-98.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 20 2.6 1.3- 5.2 424 97.4 94.8-98.7
-English Speaking 233 14 4.8 2.0-10.7 219 95.2 89.3-98.0
-Spanish Speaking 211 6 1.5 0.5- 4.6 205 98.5 95.4-99.5
Non-Hispanic 12,738 1,080 8.2 7.4- 9.1 11,658 91.8 90.9-92.6
AGE
18-24 407 49 10.1 7.1-14.3 358 89.9 85.7-92.9
25-34 1,220 104 8.8 6.7-11.7 1,116 91.2 88.3-93.3
35-44 1,991 152 6.1 4.9- 7.6 1,839 93.9 92.4-95.1
45-54 2,556 224 8.3 6.7-10.2 2,332 91.7 89.8-93.3
55-64 2,768 258 7.6 6.5- 9.0 2,510 92.4 91.0-93.5
65-74 2,340 200 7.5 6.1- 9.2 2,140 92.5 90.8-93.9
75+ 1,816 109 5.7 4.3- 7.4 1,707 94.3 92.6-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,728 208 9.4 7.4-11.9 1,520 90.6 88.1-92.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,927 327 8.7 7.2-10.6 3,600 91.3 89.4-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,339 294 8.4 6.9-10.3 3,045 91.6 89.7-93.1
College Graduate 4,201 271 5.8 4.8- 6.9 3,930 94.2 93.1-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,437 217 12.5 9.8-16.0 1,220 87.5 84.0-90.2
$15,000- 24,999 2,095 214 9.5 7.6-11.9 1,881 90.5 88.1-92.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,360 113 9.3 6.9-12.3 1,247 90.7 87.7-93.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,702 114 5.1 3.7- 6.9 1,588 94.9 93.1-96.3
$50,000-74,999 1,805 135 8.7 6.5-11.6 1,670 91.3 88.4-93.5
$75,000+ 2,793 152 4.7 3.7- 5.8 2,641 95.3 94.2-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,576 629 13.1 11.5-14.9 3,947 86.9 85.1-88.5
No 7,842 428 5.8 4.9- 6.8 7,414 94.2 93.2-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,726 99 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,627 95.3 93.7-96.5
Non-Veteran 10,384 908 8.4 7.5- 9.4 9,476 91.6 90.6-92.5

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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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