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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-FEMALES 897 141 18.1 13.8-23.3 69 6.4 4.7- 8.7 29 2.8 1.6- 4.9 658 72.7 67.5-77.3
RACE
White 683 89 12.3 9.4-15.9 54 7.3 5.1-10.3 19 2.4 1.1- 5.1 521 78.0 73.6-81.9
African American 147 34 24.1 15.2-36.2 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 10 6.3 3.0-13.0 92 65.9 53.6-76.4
Other Minorities 65 18 48.4 25.9-71.5 4 5.2 1.6-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 43 46.5 25.5-68.7
AGE
18-24 24 7 39.7 15.4-70.5 1 1.8 0.2-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 16 58.5 28.6-83.2
25-34 84 16 22.2 12.5-36.4 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 66 76.4 62.5-86.3
35-44 133 29 17.9 11.3-27.1 14 10.2 5.4-18.6 3 2.5 0.6- 9.7 87 69.3 59.1-78.0
45-54 180 26 10.0 6.4-15.3 18 9.2 4.9-16.8 7 2.8 1.2- 6.3 129 78.0 69.9-84.4
55-64 183 34 20.3 13.6-29.1 13 6.7 3.5-12.6 9 7.1 2.4-19.5 127 65.8 55.4-74.9
65-74 183 22 12.6 7.8-19.6 17 8.8 4.6-15.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.1 139 75.6 67.1-82.5
75+ 105 7 7.1 2.9-16.4 4 3.0 1.0- 8.4 5 4.7 1.8-11.9 89 85.2 75.2-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 17 12.4 6.3-23.0 16 8.9 4.6-16.8 11 7.8 3.1-18.6 131 70.8 59.2-80.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 263 44 20.5 10.9-35.4 20 7.1 3.8-13.0 8 2.0 0.9- 4.4 191 70.4 57.3-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 248 44 16.6 11.1-24.0 23 7.0 4.1-11.6 6 2.0 0.6- 6.5 175 74.4 66.5-81.0
College Graduate 208 36 20.9 13.8-30.3 10 3.3 1.5- 7.1 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2 159 74.8 65.6-82.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 188 26 22.8 8.9-46.9 25 11.6 6.8-19.1 10 3.0 1.5- 6.3 127 62.6 44.9-77.4
$15,000- 24,999 195 31 18.1 11.4-27.7 16 6.4 2.9-13.3 7 2.8 1.2- 6.2 141 72.7 62.8-80.8
$25,000- 34,999 81 14 20.8 10.8-36.3 6 4.7 1.8-12.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 60 73.2 58.3-84.2
$35,000- 49,999 109 21 16.2 9.5-26.4 8 5.4 2.4-11.6 2 1.2 0.2- 5.6 78 77.2 66.6-85.1
$50,000-74,999 102 20 19.4 11.8-30.4 3 4.3 1.3-13.0 4 5.4 1.8-15.2 75 70.9 58.9-80.6
$75,000+ 105 16 22.5 12.3-37.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.5 86 74.5 60.0-85.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 552 88 17.9 12.0-26.0 63 10.6 7.6-14.6 28 5.0 2.8- 8.6 373 66.5 59.2-73.1
No 333 51 18.2 12.7-25.4 6 1.2 0.5- 2.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 275 80.4 73.2-86.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 4 25.5 7.7-58.4 1 3.3 0.4-21.6 0 0.0 . - . 8 71.2 38.8-90.7
Non-Veteran 884 137 18.0 13.7-23.3 68 6.4 4.7- 8.8 29 2.9 1.7- 5.0 650 72.7 67.4-77.4

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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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