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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-FEMALES 949 491 51.8 47.0-56.6 458 48.2 43.4-53.0
RACE
White 723 378 53.4 48.5-58.3 345 46.6 41.7-51.5
African American 159 78 40.6 30.0-52.2 81 59.4 47.8-70.0
Other Minorities 65 34 60.9 39.0-79.2 31 39.1 20.8-61.0
AGE
18-24 25 11 46.3 20.8-73.8 14 53.7 26.2-79.2
25-34 87 46 46.6 34.5-59.1 41 53.4 40.9-65.5
35-44 141 86 61.4 51.4-70.5 55 38.6 29.5-48.6
45-54 187 98 49.9 40.3-59.5 89 50.1 40.5-59.7
55-64 192 109 62.8 53.2-71.5 83 37.2 28.5-46.8
65-74 196 97 50.1 41.7-58.6 99 49.9 41.4-58.3
75+ 115 41 31.8 22.6-42.7 74 68.2 57.3-77.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 206 103 54.5 44.6-64.1 103 45.5 35.9-55.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 279 131 47.6 37.1-58.4 148 52.4 41.6-62.9
Some Post-H.S. 252 143 54.7 46.0-63.0 109 45.3 37.0-54.0
College Graduate 209 113 51.9 42.8-60.8 96 48.1 39.2-57.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 215 121 59.3 47.1-70.4 94 40.7 29.6-52.9
$15,000- 24,999 200 100 50.4 40.5-60.2 100 49.6 39.8-59.5
$25,000- 34,999 85 44 49.7 36.2-63.3 41 50.3 36.7-63.8
$35,000- 49,999 111 55 53.5 41.8-64.9 56 46.5 35.1-58.2
$50,000-74,999 104 67 67.8 56.0-77.8 37 32.2 22.2-44.0
$75,000+ 105 50 41.7 30.6-53.8 55 58.3 46.2-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 603 356 62.5 56.5-68.1 247 37.5 31.9-43.5
No 334 127 36.6 29.9-43.9 207 63.4 56.1-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 8 53.4 20.2-83.9 5 46.6 16.1-79.8
Non-Veteran 936 483 51.8 47.0-56.7 453 48.2 43.3-53.0

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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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