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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 192 48 30.7 21.7-41.5 13 3.8 1.8- 7.7 12 4.4 2.2- 8.7 119 61.1 50.3-70.9
GENDER
Males 45 14 41.5 24.4-60.9 2 4.1 0.9-16.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 27 53.1 34.2-71.2
Females 147 34 24.1 15.2-36.2 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 10 6.3 3.0-13.0 92 65.9 53.6-76.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 187 47 30.9 21.8-41.8 13 3.8 1.8- 7.8 12 4.5 2.2- 8.8 115 60.8 49.9-70.8
AGE
18-24 7 2 15.1 2.2-58.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 84.9 41.4-97.8
25-34 24 6 32.2 13.5-59.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 18 67.8 40.8-86.5
35-44 28 9 44.7 22.9-68.7 2 3.8 0.9-14.7 1 7.4 1.0-37.7 16 44.1 23.5-67.0
45-54 44 15 45.0 26.1-65.4 4 4.1 1.3-12.3 5 5.2 2.0-12.9 20 45.7 26.7-65.9
55-64 36 9 25.3 12.4-44.8 5 14.4 4.6-37.2 3 8.1 2.5-23.3 19 52.2 32.0-71.7
65-74 38 7 18.5 8.3-36.2 2 3.3 0.8-12.6 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 28 74.4 56.4-86.7
75+ 14 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 20.6 5.4-54.4 12 79.4 45.6-94.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 7 21.2 7.6-46.8 5 4.4 1.7-11.3 5 8.4 3.2-20.0 32 66.0 43.7-82.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 67 18 26.2 14.1-43.4 3 3.3 0.9-10.8 3 2.0 0.6- 6.8 43 68.5 50.7-82.1
Some Post-H.S. 42 15 41.5 23.2-62.4 3 5.6 1.4-19.8 3 5.5 1.3-20.7 21 47.5 27.7-68.1
College Graduate 34 8 32.4 13.2-60.2 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9 1 2.6 0.3-16.5 23 64.1 37.7-84.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 14 41.3 23.6-61.6 8 8.3 3.6-17.9 2 2.8 0.7-11.1 30 47.6 29.8-66.0
$15,000- 24,999 52 10 23.0 11.4-40.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.4 2.1-13.2 37 71.6 54.2-84.4
$25,000- 34,999 13 4 27.9 9.8-58.1 1 1.4 0.2-10.2 0 0.0 . - . 8 70.6 40.9-89.3
$35,000- 49,999 22 8 44.7 21.7-70.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 1 2.9 0.4-18.7 12 50.0 26.1-73.9
$50,000-74,999 18 6 40.6 15.9-71.2 1 9.7 1.3-45.9 2 14.6 3.2-47.1 9 35.0 13.4-65.3
$75,000+ 12 3 36.6 9.4-76.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-21.2 8 60.3 22.2-89.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 124 30 36.7 25.3-49.9 13 7.3 3.6-14.4 12 8.6 4.3-16.2 69 47.4 35.6-59.5
No 66 17 24.0 12.2-41.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 49 76.0 58.3-87.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 14 8 60.7 29.4-85.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-20.0 5 36.2 12.7-68.8
Non-Veteran 178 40 28.2 19.0-39.6 13 4.1 2.0- 8.3 11 4.5 2.2- 9.1 114 63.2 51.8-73.2

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma.

^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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