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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 204 51 28.2 18.5-40.3 28 12.7 7.8-20.2 38 13.0 8.5-19.5 87 46.1 35.7-56.8
GENDER
Males 48 10 13.4 6.2-26.7 7 16.7 7.1-34.6 8 12.6 5.3-27.1 23 57.2 38.8-73.8
Females 156 41 36.9 23.9-52.1 21 10.4 6.1-17.1 30 13.3 8.3-20.5 64 39.5 28.7-51.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 36.0 3.4-90.0 1 64.0 10.0-96.6
Non-Hispanic 199 50 28.2 18.5-40.5 28 12.9 7.9-20.4 36 12.8 8.3-19.3 85 46.1 35.6-57.0
AGE
18-24 7 2 38.7 7.4-83.3 1 2.2 0.2-16.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 59.1 16.3-91.5
25-34 24 3 21.8 6.3-53.6 3 10.1 2.9-29.4 2 7.6 1.7-28.4 16 60.4 35.6-80.9
35-44 30 9 20.2 8.1-42.1 3 17.5 4.4-49.6 4 15.7 4.8-40.7 14 46.6 25.8-68.5
45-54 50 19 41.2 23.8-61.1 9 14.9 6.3-31.2 8 13.1 5.2-29.3 14 30.9 15.7-51.7
55-64 39 9 28.1 12.0-52.7 4 17.1 6.2-39.3 12 20.7 10.6-36.3 14 34.1 19.0-53.4
65-74 38 8 17.8 8.3-34.0 6 18.1 7.5-37.7 11 32.7 17.6-52.5 13 31.4 17.6-49.5
75+ 15 1 2.9 0.4-18.7 2 7.6 1.7-27.8 1 6.7 0.9-35.6 11 82.8 58.6-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 12 14.3 7.0-27.2 8 12.2 4.9-27.0 10 9.9 4.6-19.9 26 63.6 45.5-78.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 70 18 37.6 18.4-61.6 13 16.3 7.9-30.5 13 13.3 6.2-26.0 26 32.9 18.7-51.1
Some Post-H.S. 44 11 19.8 8.4-40.1 3 12.3 3.5-35.0 11 18.3 8.4-35.3 19 49.6 30.0-69.3
College Graduate 34 10 42.9 20.9-68.0 4 7.7 2.4-22.1 4 7.8 2.3-23.6 16 41.6 21.6-64.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 12 20.4 9.0-39.8 10 15.9 6.8-32.8 15 17.7 8.3-33.8 25 46.0 29.2-63.8
$15,000- 24,999 54 17 35.2 19.4-55.0 8 13.9 6.2-28.2 9 17.0 7.8-33.4 20 33.9 20.6-50.3
$25,000- 34,999 13 1 9.6 1.3-45.6 1 6.2 0.8-34.0 3 10.3 2.7-31.9 8 73.9 45.2-90.7
$35,000- 49,999 22 4 17.3 5.1-44.6 5 27.8 9.5-58.5 2 6.5 1.4-25.4 11 48.5 25.0-72.6
$50,000-74,999 18 8 19.2 7.6-40.7 2 14.9 3.4-46.5 2 10.6 2.4-35.9 6 55.3 27.5-80.1
$75,000+ 12 3 39.8 10.9-78.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.0 5.4-52.2 5 40.2 10.4-79.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 136 31 22.3 13.7-34.3 23 19.7 11.6-31.3 32 19.2 12.2-28.7 50 38.8 28.3-50.5
No 66 19 34.7 18.1-56.1 5 4.8 1.8-12.2 6 6.0 2.2-15.3 36 54.5 35.5-72.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 4 24.7 6.0-62.8 2 17.2 3.4-55.2 4 24.4 8.3-53.4 5 33.7 12.7-63.9
Non-Veteran 189 47 28.4 18.3-41.3 26 12.4 7.4-20.1 34 12.1 7.6-18.8 82 47.1 36.1-58.4

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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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