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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 203 77 37.9 28.0-48.9 126 62.1 51.1-72.0
Males 47 16 21.3 11.7-35.6 31 78.7 64.4-88.3
Females 156 61 47.6 35.0-60.5 95 52.4 39.5-65.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 2 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 197 75 37.8 27.8-49.0 122 62.2 51.0-72.2
AGE
18-24 7 2 36.5 6.4-82.9 5 63.5 17.1-93.6
25-34 24 7 25.4 11.4-47.4 17 74.6 52.6-88.6
35-44 30 19 50.9 29.0-72.5 11 49.1 27.5-71.0
45-54 49 19 38.5 21.8-58.5 30 61.5 41.5-78.2
55-64 38 19 50.0 30.5-69.5 19 50.0 30.5-69.5
65-74 38 7 25.0 11.8-45.3 31 75.0 54.7-88.2
75+ 16 4 42.8 19.0-70.5 12 57.2 29.5-81.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 20 35.0 20.1-53.6 37 65.0 46.4-79.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 69 21 41.9 22.5-64.3 48 58.1 35.7-77.5
Some Post-H.S. 44 19 34.9 19.2-54.7 25 65.1 45.3-80.8
College Graduate 33 17 39.3 20.4-62.0 16 60.7 38.0-79.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 64 19 31.8 17.8-50.2 45 68.2 49.8-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 54 20 44.7 28.2-62.5 34 55.3 37.5-71.8
$25,000- 34,999 13 6 40.7 17.0-69.7 7 59.3 30.3-83.0
$35,000- 49,999 22 12 49.2 25.6-73.2 10 50.8 26.8-74.4
$50,000-74,999 17 6 22.7 8.0-49.7 11 77.3 50.3-92.0
$75,000+ 12 6 20.3 6.4-48.7 6 79.7 51.3-93.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 136 49 38.5 27.8-50.3 87 61.5 49.7-72.2
No 66 28 37.4 21.1-57.1 38 62.6 42.9-78.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 7 43.8 18.8-72.5 8 56.2 27.5-81.2
Non-Veteran 188 70 37.4 27.0-49.1 118 62.6 50.9-73.0

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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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