SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had asthma?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,799 1,939 11.7 10.9-12.5 13,860 88.3 87.5-89.1
-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES 728 94 14.5 11.0-19.0 634 85.5 81.0-89.0
AGE
18-24 29 5 19.6 7.2-43.5 24 80.4 56.5-92.8
25-34 69 12 13.5 7.3-23.6 57 86.5 76.4-92.7
35-44 133 16 14.2 7.7-24.7 117 85.8 75.3-92.3
45-54 180 31 20.3 12.9-30.4 149 79.7 69.6-87.1
55-64 154 14 7.3 4.0-13.0 140 92.7 87.0-96.0
65-74 93 12 14.6 7.9-25.4 81 85.4 74.6-92.1
75+ 63 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 60 98.0 93.7-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 130 17 15.3 7.7-27.8 113 84.7 72.2-92.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 37 14.3 8.6-22.9 252 85.7 77.1-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 172 29 19.7 13.0-28.7 143 80.3 71.3-87.0
College Graduate 134 11 8.4 4.3-15.8 123 91.6 84.2-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 18 13.5 7.2-23.9 87 86.5 76.1-92.8
$15,000- 24,999 136 21 15.7 8.1-28.2 115 84.3 71.8-91.9
$25,000- 34,999 94 8 6.9 3.1-14.8 86 93.1 85.2-96.9
$35,000- 49,999 129 19 14.2 8.4-22.9 110 85.8 77.1-91.6
$50,000-74,999 88 12 17.5 9.5-30.1 76 82.5 69.9-90.5
$75,000+ 101 8 9.2 3.8-20.7 93 90.8 79.3-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 295 51 17.8 12.4-24.9 244 82.2 75.1-87.6
No 393 42 13.5 8.9-20.0 351 86.5 80.0-91.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 27 9.1 5.8-14.2 217 90.9 85.8-94.2
Non-Veteran 484 67 16.8 12.1-22.7 417 83.2 77.3-87.9

Back to 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook