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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,240 333 26.4 23.1-30.0 119 8.9 7.0-11.3 186 11.6 9.6-14.0 602 53.1 48.8-57.3
-FEMALES 923 261 29.6 25.5-34.0 83 8.3 6.2-11.1 137 11.4 9.2-14.0 442 50.7 45.8-55.5
RACE
White 702 198 29.8 25.4-34.6 57 8.0 5.5-11.3 95 11.2 8.7-14.4 352 51.0 46.0-56.0
African American 154 43 29.4 19.9-41.2 22 13.6 7.8-22.7 33 13.7 8.9-20.5 56 43.2 30.5-56.9
Other Minorities 65 20 29.4 14.5-50.4 4 1.4 0.4- 4.3 9 8.4 3.4-19.2 32 60.9 39.1-79.0
AGE
18-24 25 7 15.9 6.2-35.2 1 4.6 0.6-27.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 16 78.8 57.1-91.2
25-34 86 28 36.3 24.8-49.7 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 7 4.7 2.1-10.1 49 57.5 44.6-69.5
35-44 139 50 35.7 26.7-45.7 20 15.0 9.2-23.6 10 8.2 3.9-16.3 59 41.1 31.7-51.2
45-54 186 57 28.5 20.7-37.8 17 8.2 4.3-14.9 21 12.2 7.1-20.1 91 51.2 41.5-60.8
55-64 187 52 34.1 25.1-44.4 20 10.7 5.1-21.2 37 15.6 10.7-22.2 78 39.6 30.5-49.6
65-74 188 47 26.0 19.1-34.3 18 11.5 6.5-19.7 35 19.5 13.6-27.1 88 43.0 34.8-51.6
75+ 106 19 16.7 9.6-27.4 4 1.8 0.7- 5.0 26 27.0 17.7-38.8 57 54.6 42.3-66.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 43 26.5 18.2-36.8 22 11.7 6.2-21.1 46 20.6 13.8-29.5 83 41.2 31.7-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 269 64 22.4 16.0-30.4 24 6.7 4.0-10.9 48 13.9 9.6-19.8 133 57.0 46.8-66.5
Some Post-H.S. 250 79 32.5 25.1-41.0 20 7.7 4.3-13.4 29 8.0 5.2-12.0 122 51.8 43.3-60.2
College Graduate 207 74 37.1 28.8-46.3 17 8.3 4.4-15.3 13 4.8 2.6- 8.5 103 49.8 40.9-58.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 46 25.3 16.8-36.3 25 10.0 5.7-17.0 54 19.3 13.0-27.5 79 45.4 31.8-59.7
$15,000- 24,999 197 47 26.9 18.8-37.0 20 8.0 4.5-13.7 39 17.1 11.5-24.7 91 47.9 38.1-58.0
$25,000- 34,999 83 28 28.7 18.7-41.3 6 10.6 3.5-27.9 6 5.0 1.9-12.5 43 55.7 41.7-68.8
$35,000- 49,999 109 33 34.0 23.3-46.6 6 3.6 1.5- 8.4 11 9.4 4.9-17.3 59 53.0 41.1-64.6
$50,000-74,999 101 36 38.9 27.3-51.8 10 10.6 4.8-21.7 10 8.9 4.6-16.5 45 41.6 30.2-54.0
$75,000+ 105 36 35.5 24.4-48.4 10 9.3 4.4-18.5 5 3.4 1.3- 8.1 54 51.9 39.5-64.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 582 163 29.1 24.1-34.7 63 10.8 7.6-15.1 116 16.5 13.0-20.7 240 43.7 37.2-50.3
No 332 96 30.5 23.9-37.9 19 4.8 2.6- 8.5 18 4.2 2.5- 7.1 199 60.6 53.0-67.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 5 25.0 8.0-56.1 1 29.8 5.1-76.8 2 16.0 3.5-49.6 5 29.3 9.6-61.6
Non-Veteran 910 256 29.7 25.6-34.2 82 8.0 5.9-10.8 135 11.3 9.1-14.0 437 51.0 46.0-55.9

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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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