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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-WHITE MALES

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 227 59 21.6 15.0-30.2 168 78.4 69.8-85.0
AGE
18-24 13 1 1.4 0.2-10.6 12 98.6 89.4-99.8
25-34 14 5 31.3 11.6-61.2 9 68.7 38.8-88.4
35-44 34 10 25.7 12.7-45.1 24 74.3 54.9-87.3
45-54 37 9 23.7 11.4-43.0 28 76.3 57.0-88.6
55-64 53 18 39.5 23.9-57.5 35 60.5 42.5-76.1
65-74 49 10 18.1 9.5-31.8 39 81.9 68.2-90.5
75+ 27 6 18.0 7.4-37.7 21 82.0 62.3-92.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 11 15.1 6.0-33.2 41 84.9 66.8-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 78 19 16.1 8.3-29.1 59 83.9 70.9-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 39 13 43.7 24.0-65.6 26 56.3 34.4-76.0
College Graduate 58 16 20.2 11.3-33.3 42 79.8 66.7-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 9 24.3 9.3-50.1 28 75.7 49.9-90.7
$15,000- 24,999 46 14 29.6 13.5-53.0 32 70.4 47.0-86.5
$25,000- 34,999 26 6 37.1 13.9-68.3 20 62.9 31.7-86.1
$35,000- 49,999 29 10 28.2 13.5-49.8 19 71.8 50.2-86.5
$50,000-74,999 27 9 27.4 12.6-49.7 18 72.6 50.3-87.4
$75,000+ 39 9 11.0 4.4-24.6 30 89.0 75.4-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 144 37 21.2 13.1-32.5 107 78.8 67.5-86.9
No 79 20 20.8 11.0-35.7 59 79.2 64.3-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 78 21 32.8 20.5-48.1 57 67.2 51.9-79.5
Non-Veteran 149 38 18.4 11.4-28.3 111 81.6 71.7-88.6

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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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