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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 156 61 47.6 35.0-60.5 95 52.4 39.5-65.0
AGE
18-24 4 2 86.1 35.9-98.6 2 13.9 1.4-64.1
25-34 20 7 31.6 14.1-56.7 13 68.4 43.3-85.9
35-44 21 15 68.3 39.4-87.7 6 31.7 12.3-60.6
45-54 33 15 55.0 30.9-76.9 18 45.0 23.1-69.1
55-64 29 13 48.5 25.4-72.2 16 51.5 27.8-74.6
65-74 34 5 19.0 7.5-40.6 29 81.0 59.4-92.5
75+ 14 4 48.9 22.4-76.1 10 51.1 23.9-77.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 46 18 51.8 34.7-68.6 28 48.2 31.4-65.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 51 16 52.4 28.1-75.6 35 47.6 24.4-71.9
Some Post-H.S. 29 12 43.9 21.7-68.9 17 56.1 31.1-78.3
College Graduate 30 15 39.4 19.4-63.9 15 60.6 36.1-80.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 50 17 45.6 27.2-65.3 33 54.4 34.7-72.8
$15,000- 24,999 41 14 44.6 24.8-66.2 27 55.4 33.8-75.2
$25,000- 34,999 10 5 41.9 15.1-74.5 5 58.1 25.5-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 14 8 71.8 42.1-89.9 6 28.2 10.1-57.9
$50,000-74,999 15 6 32.6 12.0-63.3 9 67.4 36.7-88.0
$75,000+ 8 3 15.2 3.4-47.4 5 84.8 52.6-96.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 103 39 48.7 35.6-62.0 64 51.3 38.0-64.4
No 52 22 46.6 25.4-69.1 30 53.4 30.9-74.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 153 61 49.1 36.3-61.9 92 50.9 38.1-63.7

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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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