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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 138 22 19.6 10.8-32.9 31 19.5 12.1-29.9 22 17.7 10.5-28.3 17 8.5 4.6-15.3 46 34.6 25.2-45.4
GENDER
Males 31 7 30.0 12.0-57.3 6 19.0 6.5-44.3 6 24.6 10.1-48.6 4 6.5 2.1-18.8 8 19.9 8.5-39.7
Females 107 15 13.0 7.2-22.5 25 19.9 12.8-29.4 16 13.4 7.8-22.0 13 9.8 4.7-19.1 38 43.9 33.0-55.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 134 22 20.0 11.1-33.5 30 19.4 11.9-30.0 22 18.1 10.8-28.9 17 8.7 4.7-15.6 43 33.8 24.4-44.7
AGE
18-24 4 2 63.1 13.1-95.1 1 3.8 0.4-29.0 1 33.2 3.9-86.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 13 2 21.2 5.5-55.4 2 15.0 3.6-45.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 63.8 34.4-85.5
35-44 24 3 8.0 2.3-24.4 6 33.2 13.0-62.4 6 22.5 9.0-45.9 2 12.7 3.0-40.1 7 23.7 9.2-48.7
45-54 34 6 25.3 11.1-47.9 7 12.8 5.5-27.1 4 13.5 4.2-35.8 4 4.1 1.4-11.2 13 44.4 25.4-65.1
55-64 28 4 9.2 3.3-23.2 8 26.7 12.6-47.8 5 24.5 10.2-48.3 5 16.9 6.5-37.1 6 22.7 9.9-44.0
65-74 28 5 10.1 3.6-25.1 6 20.2 8.1-42.2 6 20.7 8.9-41.1 4 12.5 4.4-30.7 7 36.5 18.6-59.1
75+ 6 0 0.0 . - . 1 10.4 1.3-50.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 29.2 5.8-73.5 3 60.4 20.9-89.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 5 28.2 8.2-63.4 12 21.7 10.5-39.6 6 10.1 3.7-24.6 9 16.8 7.3-34.1 10 23.2 10.9-42.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 42 10 25.8 13.3-44.1 6 8.7 3.5-20.0 6 21.5 9.2-42.7 6 8.4 3.5-18.8 14 35.6 21.1-53.3
Some Post-H.S. 31 4 13.8 4.7-34.0 7 25.2 10.1-50.4 7 24.9 10.2-49.1 1 5.4 0.8-29.9 12 30.7 16.2-50.4
College Graduate 23 3 8.9 2.3-29.1 6 19.4 7.5-41.8 3 10.4 2.8-32.2 1 1.6 0.2-11.0 10 59.7 35.6-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 5 13.5 4.6-33.7 15 31.6 16.4-52.0 5 16.2 5.9-37.2 8 11.9 5.3-24.7 12 26.8 14.3-44.6
$15,000- 24,999 39 7 20.7 8.6-42.0 7 12.4 5.6-25.1 7 15.5 6.3-33.3 5 11.0 4.0-27.1 13 40.5 24.2-59.1
$25,000- 34,999 9 1 14.0 1.9-57.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 14.7 2.5-53.5 0 0.0 . - . 6 71.3 34.0-92.3
$35,000- 49,999 14 3 15.9 4.3-44.1 2 25.6 5.5-67.3 3 18.4 5.2-47.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 40.1 16.0-70.2
$50,000-74,999 12 1 2.0 0.3-14.5 2 14.3 3.2-45.9 3 42.4 12.9-78.6 2 17.3 2.9-59.6 4 24.0 7.1-56.7
$75,000+ 5 0 0.0 . - . 1 16.0 1.8-66.3 1 12.6 1.4-59.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 71.3 24.9-94.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 102 14 15.5 8.3-27.2 27 26.6 16.3-40.2 17 16.2 9.3-26.8 17 13.4 7.3-23.2 27 28.3 19.1-39.8
No 34 7 26.2 9.0-55.9 3 6.2 1.7-20.3 5 20.9 7.6-45.8 0 0.0 . - . 19 46.7 26.2-68.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 2 10.1 1.7-42.5 2 10.2 2.2-36.7 3 35.2 11.5-69.5 1 3.9 0.5-24.6 5 40.6 14.3-73.6
Non-Veteran 125 20 20.8 11.2-35.3 29 20.7 12.6-32.1 19 15.5 8.5-26.5 16 9.1 4.8-16.6 41 33.9 24.2-45.1

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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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