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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 12,072 1,019 7.5 6.8- 8.3 11,053 92.5 91.7-93.2
GENDER
Male 4,468 243 5.3 4.3- 6.5 4,225 94.7 93.5-95.7
Female 7,604 776 9.6 8.6-10.6 6,828 90.4 89.4-91.4
RACE
White 9,402 766 7.2 6.5- 8.0 8,636 92.8 92.0-93.5
African American 1,874 197 10.0 7.8-12.6 1,677 90.0 87.4-92.2
Asian 106 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1 104 98.2 92.9-99.5
Native American 268 35 7.5 4.7-11.9 233 92.5 88.1-95.3
Other Minorities 350 14 4.8 2.3- 9.8 336 95.2 90.2-97.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 416 22 4.0 2.1- 7.6 394 96.0 92.4-97.9
-English Speaking 237 19 7.0 3.4-14.0 218 93.0 86.0-96.6
-Spanish Speaking 179 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 176 98.8 96.3-99.6
Non-Hispanic 11,624 994 7.7 7.0- 8.6 10,630 92.3 91.4-93.0
AGE
18-24 354 27 7.8 4.9-12.2 327 92.2 87.8-95.1
25-34 971 70 6.4 4.6- 8.8 901 93.6 91.2-95.4
35-44 1,703 132 7.7 6.2- 9.4 1,571 92.3 90.6-93.8
45-54 2,276 198 7.3 6.1- 8.9 2,078 92.7 91.1-93.9
55-64 2,678 251 8.0 6.8- 9.4 2,427 92.0 90.6-93.2
65-74 2,255 215 8.8 7.4-10.4 2,040 91.2 89.6-92.6
75+ 1,710 119 7.0 5.5- 9.0 1,591 93.0 91.0-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,532 212 11.5 9.2-14.4 1,320 88.5 85.6-90.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,480 285 7.5 6.2- 9.2 3,195 92.5 90.8-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 3,013 246 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,767 93.1 91.8-94.2
College Graduate 4,027 276 6.3 5.2- 7.6 3,751 93.7 92.4-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,324 211 13.2 11.0-15.7 1,113 86.8 84.3-89.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,900 221 11.1 8.8-13.9 1,679 88.9 86.1-91.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,288 101 7.9 5.9-10.4 1,187 92.1 89.6-94.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,496 93 5.4 4.0- 7.3 1,403 94.6 92.7-96.0
$50,000-74,999 1,591 109 6.3 4.8- 8.2 1,482 93.7 91.8-95.2
$75,000+ 2,530 156 5.5 4.3- 7.0 2,374 94.5 93.0-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,527 656 13.9 12.3-15.6 3,871 86.1 84.4-87.7
No 7,044 334 4.6 3.9- 5.5 6,710 95.4 94.5-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,669 86 5.1 3.7- 7.0 1,583 94.9 93.0-96.3
Non-Veteran 10,398 933 7.8 7.1- 8.7 9,465 92.2 91.3-92.9

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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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