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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room
or urgent care center because of 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%)
North Carolina 639 85 14.7 10.1-20.9 62 11.0 8.1-14.9 34 7.3 4.6-11.4 458 67.0 60.8-72.6
-FEMALES 485 65 15.3 9.4-23.8 45 9.8 6.8-13.9 23 5.0 2.7- 9.0 352 70.0 62.3-76.6
RACE
White 372 43 10.3 7.1-14.8 25 8.4 5.2-13.3 12 3.9 1.6- 9.0 292 77.4 71.1-82.7
African American 78 18 24.5 14.6-38.0 14 18.3 10.5-30.1 9 11.2 4.7-24.3 37 46.0 33.5-59.1
Other Minorities 34 4 35.9 8.2-77.8 6 8.4 2.2-27.2 2 4.5 0.7-24.5 22 51.2 19.8-81.7
AGE
18-24 11 2 45.8 10.1-86.4 2 10.6 2.0-40.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 43.6 11.8-81.7
25-34 46 7 17.5 7.7-34.9 5 9.0 3.2-22.7 3 3.2 0.9-10.2 31 70.4 53.5-83.2
35-44 85 9 10.6 5.0-21.0 7 10.1 4.6-20.8 6 9.3 3.4-23.1 63 70.0 56.6-80.6
45-54 96 17 12.6 7.1-21.3 13 13.8 6.6-26.9 5 8.9 2.7-25.3 61 64.7 50.9-76.5
55-64 109 13 9.3 5.0-16.5 7 5.3 2.2-12.0 5 2.2 0.8- 5.7 84 83.2 74.3-89.5
65-74 96 10 10.7 5.5-19.9 8 12.0 5.9-22.9 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3 75 75.6 64.1-84.3
75+ 39 7 23.6 10.7-44.5 2 6.7 1.3-27.6 1 2.5 0.4-16.0 29 67.2 47.1-82.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 12 11.8 5.8-22.4 8 6.8 3.1-14.0 8 11.3 3.9-28.3 71 70.2 55.7-81.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 129 21 27.4 11.4-52.6 15 12.3 6.0-23.7 9 5.7 2.4-13.0 84 54.5 36.8-71.1
Some Post-H.S. 143 17 9.6 5.5-16.1 16 13.0 7.4-21.9 5 3.3 0.9-11.3 105 74.1 64.2-82.0
College Graduate 113 14 11.5 6.2-20.6 6 5.9 2.3-14.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 92 81.6 71.3-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 119 16 28.1 9.5-59.2 12 6.1 2.9-12.6 13 7.8 3.5-16.5 78 58.0 35.4-77.7
$15,000- 24,999 99 20 18.1 10.7-28.8 10 14.9 7.7-27.0 5 11.0 3.5-29.4 64 56.0 42.5-68.7
$25,000- 34,999 43 4 5.5 1.9-15.2 2 5.6 1.4-20.2 2 4.9 1.0-20.6 35 84.0 68.4-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 54 8 19.4 8.4-38.7 2 5.4 1.1-22.5 0 0.0 . - . 44 75.1 56.0-87.7
$50,000-74,999 67 8 11.8 5.8-22.6 4 6.1 2.1-16.5 1 3.7 0.5-22.0 54 78.4 64.5-87.9
$75,000+ 50 2 2.1 0.5- 8.0 2 3.7 0.9-14.1 1 2.0 0.3-12.9 45 92.2 81.7-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 47 16.1 8.6-28.1 34 10.2 6.7-15.3 20 6.3 3.2-12.0 249 67.4 57.5-76.0
No 127 16 13.4 7.3-23.2 10 9.2 4.5-17.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.7 99 76.2 65.5-84.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 3 37.7 12.1-72.7 2 30.0 7.6-69.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 32.4 9.7-68.2
Non-Veteran 477 62 15.0 9.1-23.7 43 9.5 6.6-13.6 23 5.0 2.7- 9.1 349 70.5 62.7-77.2

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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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