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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 147 34 24.1 15.2-36.2 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 10 6.3 3.0-13.0 92 65.9 53.6-76.4
AGE
18-24 4 1 3.6 0.3-33.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 96.4 67.0-99.7
25-34 20 5 34.2 13.1-64.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 15 65.8 35.8-86.9
35-44 19 5 29.1 11.2-57.2 2 8.5 2.0-29.6 1 16.6 2.5-60.5 11 45.8 22.0-71.7
45-54 31 8 19.6 8.2-39.8 4 7.6 2.4-22.0 4 7.5 2.5-20.6 15 65.3 42.6-82.7
55-64 28 9 35.6 17.1-59.6 3 4.6 1.3-15.3 2 8.7 2.1-29.7 14 51.1 27.6-74.1
65-74 33 6 19.3 8.0-39.5 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 1 4.7 0.7-26.8 24 72.0 51.8-86.0
75+ 11 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.1 6.8-63.3 9 73.9 36.7-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 37 5 12.4 4.3-30.9 5 8.6 3.4-20.0 5 16.1 6.7-34.0 22 62.9 43.9-78.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 51 13 20.7 9.4-39.7 2 2.6 0.6-11.2 2 1.7 0.4- 7.9 34 75.0 55.1-88.0
Some Post-H.S. 28 8 24.9 11.0-47.0 2 4.4 1.0-17.1 2 10.5 2.0-40.1 16 60.2 36.3-80.0
College Graduate 31 8 36.6 15.2-65.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 20 59.4 32.5-81.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 9 21.6 9.6-41.6 7 10.5 4.5-22.5 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 24 64.9 44.9-80.8
$15,000- 24,999 40 7 17.4 7.5-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.9 2.0-16.0 29 76.7 58.5-88.5
$25,000- 34,999 10 3 24.8 6.9-59.3 1 1.9 0.2-13.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 73.3 39.5-92.0
$35,000- 49,999 14 4 23.4 7.4-53.6 1 5.3 0.7-30.7 1 6.6 0.9-35.9 8 64.7 35.4-85.9
$50,000-74,999 16 5 30.0 11.3-58.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 20.6 4.7-57.7 9 49.4 21.8-77.4
$75,000+ 8 3 62.3 21.3-90.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.6-33.3 4 32.5 7.1-75.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 93 18 19.1 11.3-30.4 11 7.2 3.7-13.7 10 12.6 6.1-24.5 54 61.0 47.5-73.0
No 52 15 28.9 13.8-50.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 37 71.1 49.2-86.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 2 27.9 2.8-83.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 72.1 16.2-97.2
Non-Veteran 144 32 24.0 14.9-36.3 11 3.7 1.9- 7.3 10 6.5 3.1-13.4 91 65.7 53.1-76.4

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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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