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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,213 319 34.6 30.3-39.2 128 15.7 12.0-20.1 280 23.5 20.3-27.0 486 26.2 23.2-29.5
-FEMALES 898 223 31.5 27.0-36.5 94 15.2 11.0-20.5 227 25.8 22.0-30.0 354 27.5 23.9-31.4
RACE
White 692 163 30.7 26.0-35.8 69 13.7 10.3-18.0 170 25.5 21.5-30.0 290 30.1 26.1-34.4
African American 146 41 34.7 22.2-49.7 16 14.4 7.0-27.4 39 27.5 18.1-39.5 50 23.4 15.6-33.4
Other Minorities 59 18 31.7 15.6-53.8 9 27.2 7.6-62.7 18 24.8 11.6-45.4 14 16.3 6.7-34.5
AGE
18-24 25 17 63.4 31.6-86.6 8 36.6 13.4-68.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 89 38 42.0 30.4-54.4 25 30.8 20.1-44.1 26 27.3 17.9-39.2 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 138 35 23.5 16.2-32.9 20 14.5 8.7-23.0 71 53.8 43.7-63.7 12 8.2 4.2-15.3
45-54 183 47 29.8 21.5-39.8 15 8.4 4.1-16.5 65 33.1 24.6-42.9 56 28.6 20.8-38.0
55-64 185 38 23.0 15.1-33.4 12 4.8 2.3- 9.6 28 11.8 7.7-17.7 107 60.3 50.3-69.6
65-74 175 28 19.7 13.0-28.8 9 4.9 2.2-10.8 28 14.8 9.8-21.7 110 60.6 51.4-69.1
75+ 97 18 21.5 12.8-33.9 5 6.0 2.1-16.0 6 6.2 2.4-14.9 68 66.3 53.8-76.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 177 32 26.2 17.1-37.9 21 17.6 10.3-28.5 38 22.6 15.1-32.5 86 33.5 25.1-43.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 59 26.6 17.6-38.1 26 16.0 7.0-32.6 70 25.9 19.0-34.3 109 31.5 23.7-40.4
Some Post-H.S. 245 74 40.0 31.7-48.9 17 8.3 4.8-13.7 55 21.8 15.4-30.0 99 30.0 23.2-37.7
College Graduate 210 58 32.0 24.1-41.0 30 19.7 12.8-29.1 64 32.0 24.2-40.9 58 16.3 11.8-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 188 46 23.1 15.0-33.8 22 23.0 9.5-46.1 38 21.4 13.8-31.7 82 32.5 22.4-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 194 35 21.7 14.4-31.2 23 16.9 9.5-28.3 55 30.1 21.5-40.4 81 31.3 23.7-40.1
$25,000- 34,999 84 20 32.0 19.8-47.2 6 14.5 5.9-31.3 22 29.0 18.6-42.1 36 24.6 16.4-35.1
$35,000- 49,999 109 29 30.7 20.9-42.6 9 13.3 6.7-24.9 29 30.2 19.7-43.1 42 25.8 17.7-36.1
$50,000-74,999 99 26 31.0 20.5-44.0 11 14.4 7.1-26.9 27 24.9 15.4-37.5 35 29.7 19.7-42.1
$75,000+ 108 33 36.2 25.1-49.0 15 14.6 7.1-27.5 34 34.3 23.8-46.6 26 14.9 9.3-23.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 560 120 23.6 18.8-29.1 61 17.7 11.6-26.0 128 23.4 18.8-28.8 251 35.3 29.9-41.2
No 325 102 43.0 35.2-51.2 30 11.6 7.3-17.8 96 28.7 22.5-35.8 97 16.7 12.9-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 3 17.1 4.6-46.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 72.6 42.2-90.6 3 10.3 2.6-33.0
Non-Veteran 885 220 31.7 27.1-36.8 94 15.4 11.2-20.7 220 25.1 21.4-29.4 351 27.7 24.1-31.7

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*These data apply to those who have EVER had 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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