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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,237 339 31.4 27.1-36.0 263 21.5 18.1-25.3 248 19.8 16.6-23.3 137 10.0 8.0-12.4 250 17.3 14.7-20.4
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 155 44 41.4 28.3-55.8 22 13.5 8.3-21.2 31 17.0 11.0-25.3 29 12.6 7.9-19.4 29 15.6 9.5-24.4
AGE
18-24 4 2 86.1 35.9-98.6 1 10.3 0.8-61.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.6 0.3-33.0
25-34 20 9 60.9 36.8-80.7 5 18.0 6.9-39.5 2 6.1 1.4-23.1 3 10.6 3.2-30.1 1 4.4 0.6-26.0
35-44 20 3 16.8 3.4-53.5 5 17.1 6.5-38.1 5 22.0 7.7-48.8 5 22.9 8.2-49.9 2 21.2 5.3-56.6
45-54 33 9 30.9 10.9-62.1 4 13.1 4.5-32.2 6 20.6 8.0-43.4 8 11.9 5.1-25.3 6 23.6 8.4-51.1
55-64 30 7 31.4 11.4-62.0 3 10.8 3.0-32.3 6 19.6 7.8-41.4 5 13.5 4.9-32.2 9 24.8 11.2-46.2
65-74 34 8 19.9 9.1-38.0 3 12.3 3.5-35.3 11 38.4 21.3-59.0 6 19.4 8.5-38.4 6 10.0 4.2-22.1
75+ 13 6 47.4 20.5-76.0 1 5.0 0.7-29.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.5 1.8-31.6 4 39.1 14.8-70.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 7 25.2 10.9-48.0 7 15.6 6.7-32.4 10 20.7 10.2-37.6 6 7.9 3.2-18.3 15 30.6 17.4-47.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 20 57.4 34.0-77.8 6 10.8 4.2-24.8 12 18.0 8.1-35.3 9 9.6 4.0-21.2 5 4.3 1.5-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 28 8 27.9 9.0-60.3 5 18.4 7.0-40.4 4 16.4 5.6-39.1 7 20.9 8.9-41.7 4 16.4 4.8-43.3
College Graduate 30 9 43.2 19.7-70.2 4 11.5 3.6-31.2 5 12.7 4.4-31.4 7 14.3 5.3-33.2 5 18.3 5.9-44.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 13 37.4 19.1-60.2 2 6.7 1.6-24.2 10 18.8 8.7-35.9 11 19.7 9.5-36.4 12 17.4 8.6-32.1
$15,000- 24,999 41 10 36.6 17.4-61.4 6 12.1 4.8-27.3 11 24.9 12.2-44.3 7 13.1 5.6-27.9 7 13.2 5.5-28.6
$25,000- 34,999 10 3 20.8 6.0-52.0 2 31.4 8.3-69.9 2 27.1 6.6-66.3 2 15.8 2.7-55.8 1 4.8 0.6-29.2
$35,000- 49,999 13 5 33.4 11.0-67.1 3 22.5 6.4-55.1 3 25.0 7.5-57.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 19.1 4.5-53.9
$50,000-74,999 16 5 32.5 9.9-67.8 2 12.4 2.8-40.6 2 13.2 3.1-42.1 5 20.2 6.4-48.3 2 21.7 5.2-58.5
$75,000+ 8 3 58.7 18.7-89.7 1 5.2 0.6-33.3 1 3.4 0.4-24.0 1 5.2 0.6-33.1 2 27.6 5.1-73.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 101 20 27.6 15.2-44.8 9 10.7 5.2-20.7 26 26.1 16.8-38.2 23 16.2 10.0-25.2 23 19.3 11.5-30.5
No 52 24 57.4 36.6-75.9 13 16.8 8.3-31.0 5 7.1 2.5-18.3 6 8.7 3.3-21.0 4 10.1 3.2-27.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.1 0.3-34.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.8 2.1-82.3 1 72.1 16.2-97.2
Non-Veteran 152 44 42.7 29.4-57.1 21 13.8 8.4-21.7 31 17.5 11.3-26.1 28 12.2 7.6-19.0 28 13.8 8.5-21.6

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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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