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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
GENDER
Male 228 41 24.7 16.1-35.8 25 10.9 6.6-17.4 21 8.8 5.1-14.6 29 12.6 7.6-20.1 112 43.1 33.6-53.1
Female 667 115 17.8 14.1-22.1 86 12.8 9.9-16.6 63 7.1 5.3- 9.6 66 9.4 6.8-13.1 337 52.8 47.7-57.8
RACE
White 695 119 20.1 15.5-25.7 73 10.3 7.7-13.6 57 6.1 4.5- 8.4 69 10.6 7.5-14.7 377 52.9 47.2-58.4
African American 138 22 19.6 10.8-32.9 31 19.5 12.1-29.9 22 17.7 10.5-28.3 17 8.5 4.6-15.3 46 34.6 25.2-45.4
Asian 6 2 20.4 3.1-67.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 79.6 32.7-96.9
Native American 32 9 28.9 11.1-56.9 3 11.6 2.8-37.2 3 4.1 1.1-13.8 6 24.6 9.9-49.2 11 30.9 13.2-56.8
Other Minorities 23 4 18.1 5.2-47.0 4 20.7 6.1-51.3 2 2.3 0.5- 9.6 3 9.7 2.5-31.4 10 49.2 24.2-74.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 21 3 10.9 2.3-38.3 2 16.1 2.7-57.1 3 7.6 1.9-26.2 2 14.2 3.4-43.5 11 51.3 24.0-77.8
-English Speaking 14 2 5.9 1.1-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.6 2.5-44.5 2 28.6 7.5-66.5 8 52.9 22.1-81.7
-Spanish Speaking 7 1 15.7 1.9-63.9 2 32.0 5.1-80.4 1 2.7 0.3-19.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 49.7 12.1-87.6
Non-Hispanic 870 153 20.6 16.4-25.5 108 12.0 9.4-15.1 81 7.8 5.8-10.3 92 10.4 7.8-13.8 436 49.3 44.3-54.2
AGE
18-24 29 10 34.7 15.1-61.2 4 6.2 2.0-17.7 1 4.7 0.7-27.4 1 6.1 0.9-33.1 13 48.3 25.6-71.7
25-34 76 15 23.6 13.6-37.9 10 10.9 5.2-21.7 2 1.8 0.4- 7.9 6 10.3 4.1-23.7 43 53.4 40.0-66.3
35-44 133 30 19.1 12.6-27.9 19 19.4 11.8-30.3 14 9.4 5.2-16.4 11 7.7 3.9-14.5 59 44.4 34.5-54.8
45-54 190 33 17.1 11.2-25.3 30 14.8 10.0-21.5 17 8.4 4.8-14.5 23 11.3 6.6-18.7 87 48.2 39.4-57.2
55-64 211 31 18.5 12.0-27.5 24 9.2 5.6-14.9 26 11.2 7.1-17.2 29 18.0 11.2-27.7 101 43.1 34.6-52.0
65-74 167 29 19.2 12.6-28.1 20 11.6 6.9-18.8 18 10.5 6.4-16.7 17 9.0 5.4-14.7 83 49.7 40.8-58.7
75+ 86 8 5.8 2.8-11.9 4 3.5 1.2- 9.6 5 4.6 1.7-11.9 8 6.9 3.1-14.4 61 79.2 69.0-86.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 25 14.7 7.9-25.7 39 20.5 13.8-29.4 20 6.5 3.9-10.6 39 21.7 14.6-31.1 89 36.6 28.2-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 251 49 25.2 16.0-37.4 26 8.7 5.2-14.4 31 9.9 6.3-15.2 26 8.9 4.7-16.3 119 47.3 36.7-58.1
Some Post-H.S. 233 39 17.4 11.8-24.9 28 12.9 8.0-20.1 19 9.1 5.0-16.0 20 9.1 5.0-16.2 127 51.5 42.9-60.1
College Graduate 197 43 22.6 16.0-31.0 18 8.0 4.7-13.3 14 4.5 2.4- 8.4 10 4.2 1.7-10.0 112 60.6 52.0-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 216 28 14.1 8.8-21.7 40 18.3 12.3-26.4 29 11.5 7.3-17.6 39 20.5 13.7-29.7 80 35.6 27.3-44.9
$15,000- 24,999 185 28 15.9 10.1-24.3 25 14.8 8.8-23.8 18 8.2 4.5-14.3 29 17.7 10.4-28.5 85 43.4 33.6-53.8
$25,000- 34,999 79 15 21.3 10.2-39.1 4 5.3 1.8-14.9 7 6.1 2.4-14.4 8 9.8 4.3-21.0 45 57.5 42.4-71.3
$35,000- 49,999 105 26 26.1 16.9-37.9 13 14.4 7.1-27.0 9 6.9 3.2-14.2 3 3.6 1.0-11.6 54 49.1 37.4-61.0
$50,000-74,999 102 22 22.3 13.0-35.6 8 6.7 3.0-14.2 7 10.1 3.9-23.7 3 3.0 0.7-13.0 62 57.9 44.9-69.9
$75,000+ 103 18 25.3 12.0-45.7 6 5.9 2.1-15.3 9 7.5 3.5-15.2 4 4.6 1.3-15.2 66 56.7 41.0-71.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 612 97 16.6 12.9-21.2 90 14.3 10.9-18.5 69 9.0 6.7-12.0 85 15.7 11.7-20.7 271 44.4 38.5-50.4
No 276 56 26.1 17.9-36.3 20 8.5 5.0-14.1 14 5.2 2.6-10.3 10 2.0 1.0- 4.2 176 58.2 49.1-66.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 11 12.1 5.8-23.7 6 6.6 2.5-16.2 12 15.8 8.4-27.8 9 11.0 5.1-22.1 48 54.5 41.4-67.0
Non-Veteran 809 145 21.1 16.7-26.3 105 12.7 9.9-16.2 72 6.8 5.0- 9.3 86 10.5 7.7-14.1 401 48.8 43.6-54.0

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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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