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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 4 2 84.6 33.7-98.3 2 15.4 1.7-66.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 20 7 29.2 12.6-54.1 5 36.5 14.5-66.2 8 34.3 15.9-59.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 19 4 34.3 12.1-66.5 0 0.0 . - . 13 54.9 27.3-79.7 2 10.8 2.2-40.1
45-54 31 10 24.7 11.2-46.0 2 5.8 1.3-21.8 11 54.4 30.1-76.7 8 15.2 6.3-32.2
55-64 28 10 31.8 15.2-54.8 3 6.5 1.6-22.8 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 14 60.2 37.0-79.6
65-74 30 5 20.0 7.5-43.3 4 12.2 3.3-35.7 5 15.6 5.8-35.8 16 52.3 32.0-71.8
75+ 13 2 24.2 6.3-60.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.0 0.4-19.6 10 72.8 38.6-91.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 39 9 35.0 17.6-57.4 6 12.0 4.5-28.5 6 12.2 4.6-28.4 18 40.8 24.2-59.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 47 11 36.3 12.5-69.4 4 6.7 2.2-18.7 15 29.0 13.5-51.8 17 28.0 12.5-51.6
Some Post-H.S. 29 13 45.6 24.1-68.8 3 13.3 4.1-35.7 6 26.3 8.2-58.9 7 14.7 5.8-32.8
College Graduate 31 8 22.9 9.6-45.3 3 28.1 8.1-63.5 12 38.2 18.5-62.7 8 10.8 4.3-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 13 34.7 17.9-56.4 5 14.7 5.3-34.4 5 7.5 2.6-19.4 17 43.2 23.1-65.8
$15,000- 24,999 40 5 11.2 4.2-26.6 5 8.9 3.0-23.2 15 49.0 28.7-69.7 15 30.9 16.6-50.2
$25,000- 34,999 11 5 50.2 21.2-79.1 1 7.3 1.0-38.7 4 40.7 15.0-72.8 1 1.7 0.2-12.1
$35,000- 49,999 13 6 59.3 29.4-83.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.0 4.6-49.9 4 22.7 6.9-53.6
$50,000-74,999 15 6 39.1 15.0-70.1 2 22.2 3.7-67.6 4 24.7 8.0-55.3 3 14.0 3.7-40.7
$75,000+ 8 1 6.6 0.8-39.3 1 40.1 7.1-85.4 4 45.1 11.2-84.2 2 8.2 1.5-34.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 94 24 28.8 18.0-42.7 9 8.1 3.8-16.6 22 26.8 15.2-42.7 39 36.2 24.3-50.2
No 50 16 40.7 19.8-65.6 7 21.4 8.0-46.1 17 28.8 14.8-48.4 10 9.1 4.0-19.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 143 41 35.8 23.0-51.0 16 14.9 7.2-28.2 36 25.2 16.2-37.0 50 24.1 16.1-34.5

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*These data apply to those who have been told by a health professional that 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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