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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 145 43 26.8 18.8-36.7 102 73.2 63.3-81.2
AGE
18-24 9 2 11.9 2.6-40.7 7 88.1 59.3-97.4
25-34 14 1 17.3 2.5-63.1 13 82.7 36.9-97.5
35-44 16 7 59.0 33.5-80.4 9 41.0 19.6-66.5
45-54 36 12 33.2 18.3-52.3 24 66.8 47.7-81.7
55-64 29 10 24.6 11.8-44.3 19 75.4 55.7-88.2
65-74 29 8 14.7 5.9-32.1 21 85.3 67.9-94.1
75+ 12 3 15.4 4.4-41.7 9 84.6 58.3-95.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 11 21.0 9.0-41.7 34 79.0 58.3-91.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 43 14 27.3 15.1-44.3 29 72.7 55.7-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 33 11 33.4 16.5-55.9 22 66.6 44.1-83.5
College Graduate 24 7 27.6 12.1-51.3 17 72.4 48.7-87.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 13 34.3 18.0-55.4 25 65.7 44.6-82.0
$15,000- 24,999 42 13 24.8 13.4-41.4 29 75.2 58.6-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 11 4 41.0 13.9-74.9 7 59.0 25.1-86.1
$35,000- 49,999 20 8 41.7 18.4-69.4 12 58.3 30.6-81.6
$50,000-74,999 8 2 12.2 2.2-45.9 6 87.8 54.1-97.8
$75,000+ 6 1 8.3 0.9-46.5 5 91.7 53.5-99.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 92 24 20.6 12.8-31.6 68 79.4 68.4-87.2
No 51 18 36.2 21.5-54.2 33 63.8 45.8-78.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 2 45.4 11.9-83.7 3 54.6 16.3-88.1
Non-Veteran 140 41 26.4 18.3-36.5 99 73.6 63.5-81.7

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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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