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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor,
nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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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%)
North Carolina 627 102 17.7 13.8-22.4 82 12.1 9.2-15.8 88 15.8 11.8-20.8 355 54.4 48.6-60.0
-FEMALES 476 68 14.5 10.8-19.1 67 14.1 10.3-18.8 67 13.1 9.3-18.1 274 58.4 51.8-64.7
RACE
White 366 54 16.7 12.2-22.3 44 11.3 7.8-16.1 51 14.7 10.0-21.1 217 57.3 50.4-63.9
African American 76 13 14.9 8.0-26.0 16 24.8 14.8-38.6 11 9.7 4.8-18.4 36 50.6 37.5-63.7
Other Minorities 33 1 0.4 0.1- 3.4 7 18.5 5.5-47.0 5 7.1 1.8-24.3 20 74.0 45.1-90.8
AGE
18-24 11 2 10.6 2.0-40.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 89.4 59.6-98.0
25-34 45 8 24.0 11.9-42.6 8 16.0 6.5-34.3 6 12.6 5.1-27.8 23 47.4 31.5-63.8
35-44 84 15 14.2 8.1-23.8 11 11.5 5.6-22.1 12 17.3 9.1-30.6 46 57.0 44.1-69.0
45-54 96 9 10.4 4.9-20.7 17 19.7 10.9-33.1 11 11.2 4.4-25.6 59 58.6 45.0-71.1
55-64 107 14 14.2 7.9-24.1 17 15.9 8.8-27.0 17 15.4 6.9-30.7 59 54.5 41.3-67.2
65-74 92 17 15.9 9.3-25.7 8 15.5 7.6-29.0 13 11.5 6.3-20.2 54 57.1 44.7-68.6
75+ 38 2 6.9 1.4-28.0 5 12.0 4.6-27.8 8 21.5 9.8-40.8 23 59.6 40.9-75.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 18 15.8 8.6-27.1 15 20.4 10.9-35.0 21 26.4 14.3-43.5 42 37.4 25.1-51.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 124 18 12.7 6.9-22.3 17 12.1 5.9-23.3 13 6.8 3.1-14.0 76 68.4 53.9-80.0
Some Post-H.S. 142 15 11.5 6.5-19.6 22 15.2 9.1-24.3 17 9.0 5.2-14.9 88 64.3 54.0-73.5
College Graduate 113 17 18.6 10.7-30.1 13 9.8 5.3-17.4 16 13.7 7.4-24.1 67 57.9 46.3-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 114 17 11.8 5.7-22.9 19 11.3 6.0-20.4 22 13.2 6.9-23.6 56 63.7 46.5-78.0
$15,000- 24,999 96 11 11.6 6.0-21.5 11 17.3 8.2-32.8 12 18.2 8.4-35.0 62 52.9 39.2-66.2
$25,000- 34,999 44 4 10.9 3.7-28.0 3 3.4 1.0-10.4 8 14.9 6.8-29.7 29 70.8 53.5-83.6
$35,000- 49,999 53 4 12.0 4.0-30.8 7 10.3 4.4-22.5 11 15.6 7.5-29.8 31 62.1 45.1-76.5
$50,000-74,999 66 14 25.7 14.3-41.7 11 18.0 9.1-32.5 4 3.7 1.1-11.5 37 52.6 37.4-67.3
$75,000+ 50 8 15.7 7.6-29.5 5 10.5 4.2-24.0 6 14.8 5.9-32.5 31 59.1 42.9-73.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 343 49 11.8 8.3-16.4 50 14.3 10.0-19.9 57 16.1 11.0-22.9 187 57.9 49.6-65.7
No 125 17 19.8 12.0-31.1 15 13.7 7.2-24.6 9 5.8 2.5-12.9 84 60.7 49.1-71.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 1 18.4 2.7-64.9 2 17.7 3.9-53.2 1 10.9 1.5-50.2 4 53.0 21.0-82.7
Non-Veteran 468 67 14.4 10.7-19.1 65 14.0 10.3-18.8 66 13.1 9.3-18.2 270 58.5 51.8-64.9

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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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