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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for 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 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-FEMALES 934 241 29.2 24.8-34.1 121 12.2 9.6-15.4 167 14.1 11.5-17.1 405 44.5 39.6-49.4
RACE
White 712 183 27.8 23.6-32.5 97 13.4 10.2-17.2 126 15.1 12.0-18.8 306 43.7 38.9-48.7
African American 156 41 36.9 23.9-52.1 21 10.4 6.1-17.1 30 13.3 8.3-20.5 64 39.5 28.7-51.4
Other Minorities 64 17 26.2 12.5-46.9 3 7.6 2.0-25.2 11 8.4 3.4-19.0 33 57.8 35.6-77.2
AGE
18-24 25 8 33.2 12.7-63.1 4 9.3 2.9-26.2 1 4.6 0.6-27.2 12 52.9 26.2-78.1
25-34 87 31 36.7 25.3-49.9 4 4.3 1.5-11.5 12 11.6 6.1-21.1 40 47.4 35.1-60.0
35-44 139 47 31.2 22.8-40.9 19 11.3 6.7-18.4 11 7.3 3.5-14.6 62 50.3 40.3-60.2
45-54 189 53 31.1 22.5-41.3 24 16.0 9.5-25.8 23 12.4 7.3-20.3 89 40.4 31.9-49.5
55-64 187 52 33.6 24.3-44.3 22 12.4 6.4-22.9 39 20.7 14.5-28.8 74 33.3 25.2-42.5
65-74 189 37 16.7 11.7-23.3 26 16.7 10.8-24.9 44 22.6 16.4-30.4 82 44.0 35.6-52.7
75+ 112 11 7.7 3.9-14.7 22 20.0 12.2-30.9 36 27.6 18.9-38.5 43 44.7 32.9-57.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 33 18.8 11.7-28.7 25 13.8 7.5-23.9 53 23.0 15.9-32.2 87 44.4 34.7-54.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 274 72 30.6 21.3-41.7 32 11.3 7.0-17.8 49 12.2 8.3-17.5 121 45.9 35.3-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 251 79 33.0 25.4-41.7 30 10.9 6.7-17.3 40 12.6 8.7-17.9 102 43.5 35.2-52.0
College Graduate 208 57 31.7 23.6-41.2 33 13.5 9.1-19.6 25 11.1 6.7-17.8 93 43.7 35.0-52.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 43 19.6 12.5-29.5 24 10.1 5.5-17.7 58 18.9 13.0-26.8 81 51.3 38.2-64.3
$15,000- 24,999 198 43 24.6 16.4-35.2 27 13.8 8.3-22.2 42 20.1 13.6-28.7 86 41.5 32.1-51.5
$25,000- 34,999 84 23 32.5 20.2-47.8 13 10.3 5.4-18.8 18 20.6 11.2-34.8 30 36.6 24.8-50.2
$35,000- 49,999 112 35 30.8 21.1-42.6 14 10.9 6.0-19.0 8 7.0 3.1-15.0 55 51.3 39.7-62.9
$50,000-74,999 103 37 40.4 28.8-53.2 8 5.7 2.6-11.7 15 11.2 6.3-19.1 43 42.8 31.3-55.1
$75,000+ 104 33 33.8 22.7-47.0 12 10.9 5.7-20.0 10 9.8 4.9-18.8 49 45.4 33.4-58.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 589 129 23.2 18.5-28.7 86 13.8 10.2-18.3 136 18.7 14.9-23.2 238 44.3 37.9-50.9
No 333 105 36.2 28.6-44.6 35 10.4 6.9-15.4 29 7.8 5.0-11.9 164 45.6 38.2-53.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 4 45.1 15.0-79.3 3 16.0 4.0-46.6 2 13.1 2.6-46.4 4 25.8 8.0-58.1
Non-Veteran 921 237 29.0 24.6-33.9 118 12.2 9.5-15.4 165 14.1 11.5-17.1 401 44.7 39.8-49.7

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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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