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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to PREVENT an asthma attack from occurring?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-14 days 15-24 days 25-30 days Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 229 20.5 17.2-24.3 53 3.6 2.6- 5.1 496 32.4 28.8-36.1 479 43.5 39.1-48.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 157 40 25.7 16.8-37.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 66 31.9 22.4-43.2 48 40.4 27.9-54.4
AGE
18-24 4 1 10.3 0.8-61.7 1 3.6 0.3-33.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 86.1 35.9-98.6
25-34 20 6 36.1 14.6-65.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.7 3 10.8 3.3-30.5 10 50.2 25.9-74.4
35-44 20 6 28.4 11.7-54.1 0 0.0 . - . 7 27.0 10.8-53.2 7 44.6 20.5-71.6
45-54 33 12 32.8 16.1-55.4 0 0.0 . - . 12 47.2 23.8-71.9 9 20.0 8.5-40.1
55-64 31 5 11.6 4.2-28.6 1 5.7 0.8-31.3 18 49.5 27.3-71.9 7 33.1 12.8-62.5
65-74 34 8 32.2 16.7-52.9 0 0.0 . - . 20 57.6 38.1-74.9 6 10.2 3.8-24.6
75+ 14 2 7.2 1.6-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 39.9 16.6-68.9 6 52.9 25.6-78.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 11 21.4 11.0-37.5 1 4.2 0.6-24.3 21 31.6 18.9-47.7 13 42.8 26.0-61.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 16 27.1 13.3-47.6 0 0.0 . - . 21 23.9 11.9-42.3 15 48.9 24.6-73.7
Some Post-H.S. 29 8 25.3 11.4-47.0 0 0.0 . - . 13 44.2 22.0-69.0 8 30.5 13.5-55.4
College Graduate 30 5 27.8 8.5-61.4 2 4.6 1.0-18.7 11 33.7 15.5-58.4 12 34.0 15.1-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 12 20.3 10.7-35.1 1 4.0 0.6-23.3 23 27.5 16.2-42.8 15 48.2 29.9-67.1
$15,000- 24,999 40 9 28.0 13.6-48.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.4 19 44.9 25.1-66.6 11 25.6 12.7-44.8
$25,000- 34,999 10 5 44.6 16.6-76.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.8 0.6-29.2 4 50.5 20.0-80.7
$35,000- 49,999 14 4 32.1 11.4-63.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 43.1 18.2-72.1 4 24.8 6.3-61.8
$50,000-74,999 16 2 7.9 1.8-29.0 1 6.2 0.8-34.3 6 35.4 14.1-64.8 7 50.5 22.6-78.1
$75,000+ 8 2 45.4 10.0-86.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 35.7 8.3-77.5 2 18.9 3.1-63.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 104 25 22.0 14.0-32.7 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 54 44.5 32.0-57.7 24 31.8 20.1-46.5
No 51 15 30.3 14.8-52.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 12 17.9 8.2-35.0 23 50.2 28.6-71.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.8 2.1-82.3 2 76.2 17.7-97.9 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 154 40 26.5 17.4-38.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8 64 30.5 21.3-41.6 48 41.7 28.9-55.7

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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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