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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
GENDER
Male 323 85 28.2 21.0-36.7 39 10.0 6.6-14.8 53 13.3 9.4-18.7 146 48.5 40.1-56.9
Female 934 241 29.2 24.8-34.1 121 12.2 9.6-15.4 167 14.1 11.5-17.1 405 44.5 39.6-49.4
RACE
White 968 256 29.0 24.8-33.6 124 11.4 9.0-14.4 164 13.6 11.1-16.5 424 46.0 41.3-50.8
African American 204 51 28.2 18.5-40.3 28 12.7 7.8-20.2 38 13.0 8.5-19.5 87 46.1 35.7-56.8
Asian 8 2 19.2 3.1-63.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 80.8 36.3-96.9
Native American 41 9 27.0 11.0-52.6 4 23.1 8.8-48.5 12 20.4 9.4-38.7 16 29.5 15.1-49.7
Other Minorities 34 8 32.1 12.4-61.2 4 3.4 0.9-11.4 6 17.7 6.1-41.8 16 46.8 21.0-74.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 30 6 30.9 12.8-57.6 3 3.2 0.9-10.6 7 23.2 7.7-52.3 14 42.7 22.0-66.4
-English Speaking 21 5 36.9 14.7-66.3 2 3.5 0.8-14.1 5 17.6 5.7-43.4 9 42.1 18.9-69.3
-Spanish Speaking 9 1 23.6 3.4-73.2 1 2.9 0.4-20.6 2 29.9 5.1-77.2 5 43.5 12.9-80.1
Non-Hispanic 1,222 319 28.8 24.8-33.1 156 11.7 9.4-14.3 211 13.5 11.3-16.1 536 46.0 41.6-50.5
AGE
18-24 39 11 26.7 12.0-49.5 5 5.1 1.8-13.5 1 2.2 0.3-14.2 22 66.0 44.5-82.4
25-34 114 42 41.3 30.3-53.2 6 5.0 2.2-11.1 13 8.4 4.5-15.1 53 45.3 34.5-56.6
35-44 185 56 26.5 19.7-34.5 24 11.7 7.0-19.0 17 11.7 6.6-20.1 88 50.1 41.2-58.9
45-54 264 76 31.3 24.3-39.3 32 13.6 8.7-20.7 36 13.9 9.4-20.3 120 41.1 33.9-48.8
55-64 272 74 31.7 24.4-40.0 35 15.0 9.5-22.8 56 21.3 15.8-28.0 107 32.0 25.6-39.2
65-74 232 45 17.0 12.2-23.1 32 16.1 10.9-23.0 53 21.9 16.4-28.7 102 45.0 37.5-52.8
75+ 144 20 12.2 7.4-19.5 26 17.8 11.5-26.6 43 26.5 18.7-36.3 55 43.4 33.3-54.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 49 18.6 12.8-26.3 34 12.4 7.6-19.6 75 23.7 17.6-31.2 115 45.3 36.8-54.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 371 96 28.5 20.5-38.2 43 10.2 6.8-15.1 64 12.7 8.8-18.0 168 48.6 39.2-58.0
Some Post-H.S. 327 101 31.0 24.5-38.3 37 10.8 6.9-16.5 51 12.3 8.7-17.1 138 45.9 38.4-53.6
College Graduate 283 80 35.1 27.3-43.7 45 13.0 9.1-18.2 30 9.3 5.9-14.4 128 42.7 35.1-50.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 267 51 16.2 10.9-23.3 36 12.8 8.1-19.6 73 18.3 13.1-25.0 107 52.7 42.2-62.9
$15,000- 24,999 262 59 26.3 18.4-36.1 37 13.5 8.8-20.2 57 22.0 15.7-29.9 109 38.2 30.0-47.0
$25,000- 34,999 115 32 35.0 23.5-48.5 14 6.5 3.5-11.9 25 20.2 12.2-31.5 44 38.3 27.7-50.1
$35,000- 49,999 157 47 28.1 20.2-37.6 20 14.5 8.2-24.4 14 9.4 5.0-16.9 76 48.0 38.1-58.1
$50,000-74,999 147 51 35.4 26.2-45.9 13 7.7 4.0-14.4 16 7.7 4.4-13.1 67 49.1 38.9-59.4
$75,000+ 158 55 39.0 27.7-51.7 16 7.5 4.1-13.2 15 8.9 4.8-15.8 72 44.6 33.1-56.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 790 172 21.7 17.9-26.0 118 14.7 11.4-18.6 183 19.8 16.3-23.9 317 43.9 38.3-49.6
No 455 147 37.2 30.3-44.7 42 7.6 5.2-10.9 35 6.2 4.1- 9.4 231 49.0 42.0-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 29 25.2 15.4-38.5 18 14.5 8.3-24.3 23 15.0 9.2-23.5 52 45.3 33.9-57.1
Non-Veteran 1,134 297 29.3 25.2-33.9 142 11.1 8.9-13.9 196 13.5 11.1-16.2 499 46.1 41.4-50.8

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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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