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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,107 1,541 12.6 11.6-13.7 10,566 87.4 86.3-88.4
GENDER
Male 4,477 435 11.1 9.5-13.0 4,042 88.9 87.0-90.5
Female 7,630 1,106 14.0 12.8-15.2 6,524 86.0 84.8-87.2
RACE
White 9,432 1,169 12.2 11.1-13.3 8,263 87.8 86.7-88.9
African American 1,878 278 15.5 12.8-18.6 1,600 84.5 81.4-87.2
Asian 106 4 3.1 1.1- 8.2 102 96.9 91.8-98.9
Native American 268 51 16.0 9.5-25.6 217 84.0 74.4-90.5
Other Minorities 351 34 10.3 6.0-17.2 317 89.7 82.8-94.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 417 40 10.1 6.1-16.5 377 89.9 83.5-93.9
-English Speaking 238 33 18.3 10.6-29.7 205 81.7 70.3-89.4
-Spanish Speaking 179 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1 172 97.7 94.9-99.0
Non-Hispanic 11,658 1,498 12.8 11.8-13.9 10,160 87.2 86.1-88.2
AGE
18-24 354 61 18.3 13.4-24.5 293 81.7 75.5-86.6
25-34 973 130 13.1 10.4-16.4 843 86.9 83.6-89.6
35-44 1,710 206 10.8 9.1-12.7 1,504 89.2 87.3-90.9
45-54 2,285 285 11.2 9.6-13.1 2,000 88.8 86.9-90.4
55-64 2,687 370 12.5 11.0-14.2 2,317 87.5 85.8-89.0
65-74 2,258 298 13.2 11.3-15.2 1,960 86.8 84.8-88.7
75+ 1,715 181 10.4 8.5-12.7 1,534 89.6 87.3-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,536 282 18.1 14.9-21.7 1,254 81.9 78.3-85.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,494 421 12.7 10.7-15.0 3,073 87.3 85.0-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,022 392 11.8 10.1-13.7 2,630 88.2 86.3-89.9
College Graduate 4,035 444 11.0 9.5-12.7 3,591 89.0 87.3-90.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,330 276 18.5 15.7-21.7 1,054 81.5 78.3-84.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,906 304 16.0 13.1-19.4 1,602 84.0 80.6-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,294 155 11.8 9.4-14.6 1,139 88.2 85.4-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,503 162 11.3 8.9-14.2 1,341 88.7 85.8-91.1
$50,000-74,999 1,593 170 10.4 8.3-13.0 1,423 89.6 87.0-91.7
$75,000+ 2,533 259 10.2 8.5-12.3 2,274 89.8 87.7-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,545 881 20.0 18.0-22.1 3,664 80.0 77.9-82.0
No 7,058 609 9.2 8.1-10.5 6,449 90.8 89.5-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,674 141 9.3 7.2-12.0 1,533 90.7 88.0-92.8
Non-Veteran 10,428 1,400 13.1 12.0-14.2 9,028 86.9 85.8-88.0

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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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