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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,213 319 34.6 30.3-39.2 128 15.7 12.0-20.1 280 23.5 20.3-27.0 486 26.2 23.2-29.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 189 60 40.2 29.4-52.1 20 16.2 8.7-28.0 46 22.2 15.2-31.3 63 21.4 15.1-29.4
GENDER
Males 43 19 50.1 30.8-69.4 4 19.3 6.5-45.2 7 12.7 5.3-27.7 13 17.8 8.8-32.9
Females 146 41 34.7 22.2-49.7 16 14.4 7.0-27.4 39 27.5 18.1-39.5 50 23.4 15.6-33.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 185 59 40.4 29.5-52.4 20 16.4 8.8-28.3 45 22.3 15.1-31.5 61 21.0 14.7-29.0
AGE
18-24 7 3 58.5 18.3-89.9 4 41.5 10.1-81.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 23 8 28.6 13.2-51.5 6 37.6 16.6-64.6 9 33.8 16.5-56.7 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 28 10 52.2 29.9-73.6 0 0.0 . - . 16 42.7 22.8-65.3 2 5.1 1.0-22.4
45-54 44 16 40.1 21.9-61.5 2 3.3 0.8-12.8 12 33.7 16.3-57.1 14 23.0 11.5-40.7
55-64 35 14 41.3 23.1-62.3 3 4.9 1.2-17.5 2 3.0 0.7-12.2 16 50.8 30.4-71.0
65-74 35 5 14.2 5.1-33.7 5 13.3 4.4-33.5 5 11.1 4.0-27.4 20 61.4 40.7-78.7
75+ 16 3 25.3 8.2-56.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.6 2.0-35.6 11 65.1 36.8-85.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 51 12 32.9 16.1-55.5 9 28.3 10.6-56.8 7 9.6 3.7-22.5 23 29.2 16.4-46.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 60 17 38.6 17.9-64.5 4 5.2 1.8-14.2 18 27.0 14.2-45.4 21 29.2 15.1-48.9
Some Post-H.S. 43 20 54.3 33.9-73.3 4 13.4 4.2-35.5 9 20.9 8.5-42.9 10 11.4 5.2-23.2
College Graduate 35 11 29.7 14.3-51.6 3 23.1 6.4-57.0 12 31.5 15.5-53.5 9 15.7 5.8-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 52 18 36.6 20.0-57.1 7 15.6 6.6-32.6 7 14.2 5.0-34.4 20 33.6 18.0-53.8
$15,000- 24,999 53 9 19.0 9.2-35.0 5 6.3 2.2-16.8 17 40.9 24.3-60.0 22 33.8 20.8-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 13 6 52.3 24.8-78.5 1 6.2 0.8-34.2 5 40.1 16.3-69.6 1 1.5 0.2-10.3
$35,000- 49,999 20 11 74.9 52.0-89.2 0 0.0 . - . 5 14.9 5.2-36.2 4 10.1 3.0-29.0
$50,000-74,999 18 7 33.3 13.3-61.9 3 31.5 9.3-67.4 4 15.4 4.9-39.4 4 19.8 5.7-50.0
$75,000+ 12 4 40.4 10.4-79.7 1 23.6 3.5-72.7 4 26.5 7.0-63.2 3 9.5 2.3-32.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 126 35 35.0 24.0-47.8 11 7.6 3.7-14.9 28 23.8 14.7-36.1 52 33.7 23.9-45.1
No 61 24 46.5 27.7-66.3 9 26.7 12.2-48.9 18 20.6 11.0-35.3 10 6.2 2.8-13.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 2 13.9 3.3-43.5 0 0.0 . - . 7 44.7 19.2-73.4 6 41.3 16.8-71.1
Non-Veteran 174 58 42.9 31.3-55.3 20 17.8 9.7-30.5 39 20.0 13.0-29.3 57 19.4 13.4-27.3

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*These data apply to those who had been told they EVER had 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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