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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-FEMALES 667 115 17.8 14.1-22.1 86 12.8 9.9-16.6 63 7.1 5.3- 9.6 66 9.4 6.8-13.1 337 52.8 47.7-57.8
RACE
White 512 90 18.8 14.5-23.9 55 10.8 7.8-14.8 43 6.4 4.4- 9.2 47 9.1 6.1-13.5 277 54.9 49.0-60.6
African American 107 15 13.0 7.2-22.5 25 19.9 12.8-29.4 16 13.4 7.8-22.0 13 9.8 4.7-19.1 38 43.9 33.0-55.4
Other Minorities 47 10 18.2 7.0-39.6 6 17.6 6.4-40.2 4 3.1 1.0- 8.9 6 11.5 4.3-27.5 21 49.7 30.0-69.5
AGE
18-24 19 6 25.3 10.4-49.7 3 10.8 3.0-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 63.9 39.6-82.6
25-34 58 10 18.2 9.0-33.4 9 14.5 6.5-28.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 3 4.9 1.4-15.5 35 61.7 46.2-75.2
35-44 103 23 18.8 11.8-28.6 13 15.2 8.2-26.6 11 9.6 4.8-18.3 10 10.1 5.0-19.4 46 46.3 35.4-57.5
45-54 134 24 16.5 9.5-26.9 20 15.6 9.7-24.1 13 6.9 3.8-12.3 18 14.5 7.9-25.1 59 46.6 35.8-57.8
55-64 150 22 19.1 11.2-30.7 18 8.9 5.1-15.1 18 11.8 6.7-19.9 17 12.6 5.7-25.9 75 47.6 36.9-58.6
65-74 135 23 17.6 10.8-27.2 19 13.9 8.2-22.8 14 9.5 5.4-16.2 11 7.7 4.1-14.3 68 51.3 41.2-61.3
75+ 65 7 6.7 3.0-14.4 4 5.0 1.7-13.4 5 6.5 2.4-16.6 7 8.2 3.5-18.1 42 73.6 60.3-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 157 15 6.8 3.5-12.9 30 23.5 14.9-35.0 18 8.1 4.7-13.6 26 21.7 13.0-34.0 68 39.8 29.5-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 191 33 17.7 11.4-26.3 20 8.6 5.0-14.4 23 10.6 6.5-16.7 19 8.1 4.5-14.0 96 55.1 45.8-64.1
Some Post-H.S. 171 31 19.7 12.5-29.6 23 13.2 8.1-20.6 14 7.0 3.6-13.2 15 7.6 4.0-13.8 88 52.6 42.5-62.5
College Graduate 146 36 25.8 17.8-35.9 13 7.3 4.0-13.2 8 3.0 1.3- 6.9 6 2.0 0.8- 4.7 83 61.8 51.8-71.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 18 9.7 5.3-17.2 33 20.2 13.1-29.8 25 11.7 7.4-17.9 28 19.7 12.8-29.1 64 38.7 29.3-49.0
$15,000- 24,999 137 20 14.5 8.4-23.8 20 18.4 10.3-30.8 12 8.0 3.8-16.1 18 11.4 5.4-22.3 67 47.7 36.0-59.7
$25,000- 34,999 60 12 15.3 7.6-28.2 4 8.3 2.8-22.0 6 6.9 2.5-17.8 5 6.9 2.6-16.8 33 62.7 47.4-75.8
$35,000- 49,999 76 20 26.4 16.0-40.3 6 5.1 2.1-12.1 7 7.0 3.0-15.5 3 5.4 1.5-16.9 40 56.1 42.3-69.0
$50,000-74,999 73 18 27.0 14.8-44.1 7 10.3 4.5-21.9 4 6.4 2.2-17.3 3 4.9 1.1-19.9 41 51.3 36.9-65.6
$75,000+ 69 12 16.7 8.8-29.3 5 5.6 2.2-13.9 4 4.7 1.4-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 48 73.0 59.5-83.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 457 72 16.5 12.3-21.8 71 15.4 11.6-20.1 54 9.2 6.6-12.6 57 13.2 9.2-18.6 203 45.7 39.5-52.1
No 203 40 19.5 13.3-27.7 14 8.4 4.4-15.7 8 3.0 1.4- 6.5 9 3.0 1.4- 6.4 132 66.1 57.2-73.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 11 2 10.8 1.8-43.9 1 11.4 1.5-52.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.2 1.9-35.0 6 68.6 33.2-90.6
Non-Veteran 656 113 17.9 14.2-22.3 85 12.9 9.9-16.6 63 7.3 5.4- 9.8 64 9.4 6.7-13.1 331 52.5 47.4-57.6

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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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