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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to PREVENT an asthma attack from occurring?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-14 days 15-24 days 25-30 days Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 229 20.5 17.2-24.3 53 3.6 2.6- 5.1 496 32.4 28.8-36.1 479 43.5 39.1-48.0
-FEMALES 937 174 20.6 17.1-24.7 41 4.0 2.8- 5.8 371 34.1 29.9-38.5 351 41.3 36.3-46.4
RACE
White 714 120 20.0 16.1-24.5 33 4.1 2.7- 6.3 289 37.2 32.6-42.0 272 38.7 34.0-43.6
African American 157 40 25.7 16.8-37.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 66 31.9 22.4-43.2 48 40.4 27.9-54.4
Other Minorities 64 14 16.5 6.8-34.7 5 7.2 2.5-19.2 16 15.2 6.3-32.2 29 61.2 39.2-79.4
AGE
18-24 25 7 17.0 6.7-37.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 2 4.0 0.9-16.9 15 78.2 57.1-90.7
25-34 87 25 33.1 21.8-46.7 5 4.6 1.8-11.4 19 19.0 11.3-30.2 38 43.3 31.5-55.9
35-44 138 34 24.8 17.2-34.5 7 5.6 2.5-12.3 44 30.0 21.6-39.9 53 39.6 30.2-49.7
45-54 187 35 13.9 9.4-20.1 7 4.0 1.7- 9.0 71 45.3 35.7-55.2 74 36.8 28.2-46.4
55-64 191 30 19.1 11.8-29.4 11 5.0 2.5- 9.9 87 43.7 34.3-53.5 63 32.2 23.8-42.0
65-74 192 34 21.3 15.0-29.4 7 3.4 1.4- 8.2 87 43.1 35.0-51.7 64 32.1 24.6-40.7
75+ 111 9 7.6 3.1-17.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.4 59 54.3 42.2-66.0 40 35.8 24.9-48.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 28 13.1 8.4-19.8 9 4.7 2.3- 9.5 94 43.9 34.1-54.1 70 38.3 29.0-48.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 275 51 19.6 13.7-27.1 11 3.2 1.5- 6.7 112 31.1 23.6-39.7 101 46.2 35.3-57.4
Some Post-H.S. 252 56 24.2 17.5-32.4 10 3.1 1.4- 6.5 86 30.7 23.6-38.8 100 42.1 33.9-50.7
College Graduate 207 39 23.9 16.1-33.9 11 5.6 2.8-10.9 79 33.8 26.3-42.2 78 36.7 28.6-45.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 211 33 15.1 9.3-23.6 12 6.4 3.2-12.6 101 35.2 25.4-46.4 65 43.2 29.6-58.0
$15,000- 24,999 199 29 15.5 10.1-23.1 8 2.5 1.0- 6.1 88 41.5 32.1-51.6 74 40.5 31.0-50.7
$25,000- 34,999 84 17 18.0 10.3-29.5 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9 27 29.7 19.3-42.7 37 50.5 36.9-64.1
$35,000- 49,999 110 17 20.8 12.0-33.7 6 4.1 1.8- 9.2 41 36.4 26.1-48.2 46 38.7 28.0-50.6
$50,000-74,999 103 33 36.6 25.2-49.7 6 7.4 3.0-17.1 26 18.8 12.2-27.9 38 37.2 26.4-49.5
$75,000+ 104 17 20.5 10.9-35.3 4 4.0 1.3-11.4 44 41.2 29.9-53.5 39 34.3 23.6-46.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 593 109 19.2 15.1-24.0 28 4.8 3.0- 7.4 270 39.9 34.2-46.0 186 36.1 29.7-43.1
No 333 62 22.2 16.3-29.5 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8 97 26.2 20.6-32.8 162 48.6 40.9-56.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 2 10.9 2.2-39.9 1 9.8 1.3-47.3 6 51.1 19.7-81.6 4 28.2 9.0-61.0
Non-Veteran 924 172 20.8 17.2-24.8 40 4.0 2.7- 5.8 365 33.8 29.7-38.3 347 41.4 36.5-46.6

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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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