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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 159 78 40.6 30.0-52.2 81 59.4 47.8-70.0
AGE
18-24 4 2 13.9 1.4-64.1 2 86.1 35.9-98.6
25-34 20 7 25.5 11.1-48.4 13 74.5 51.6-88.9
35-44 21 14 78.5 55.8-91.4 7 21.5 8.6-44.2
45-54 34 17 35.7 18.3-58.0 17 64.3 42.0-81.7
55-64 30 19 56.4 31.4-78.6 11 43.6 21.4-68.6
65-74 35 15 46.4 28.5-65.1 20 53.6 34.9-71.5
75+ 14 4 38.5 14.8-69.2 10 61.5 30.8-85.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 21 46.0 29.3-63.6 25 54.0 36.4-70.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 53 25 31.4 16.1-52.3 28 68.6 47.7-83.9
Some Post-H.S. 29 15 53.5 29.4-76.1 14 46.5 23.9-70.6
College Graduate 31 17 38.5 19.5-61.8 14 61.5 38.2-80.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 26 42.0 25.4-60.6 24 58.0 39.4-74.6
$15,000- 24,999 41 20 43.1 25.0-63.1 21 56.9 36.9-75.0
$25,000- 34,999 10 3 28.7 7.9-65.5 7 71.3 34.5-92.1
$35,000- 49,999 14 7 63.3 32.1-86.3 7 36.7 13.7-67.9
$50,000-74,999 16 10 62.6 29.7-87.0 6 37.4 13.0-70.3
$75,000+ 8 4 20.4 5.2-54.7 4 79.6 45.3-94.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 105 56 50.0 37.1-63.0 49 50.0 37.0-62.9
No 52 20 28.8 15.7-46.9 32 71.2 53.1-84.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 1 23.8 2.1-82.3 2 76.2 17.7-97.9
Non-Veteran 156 77 41.1 30.2-53.0 79 58.9 47.0-69.8

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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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