SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,237 339 31.4 27.1-36.0 263 21.5 18.1-25.3 248 19.8 16.6-23.3 137 10.0 8.0-12.4 250 17.3 14.7-20.4
-FEMALES 924 255 31.4 26.4-36.8 203 22.6 18.9-26.7 183 19.2 16.0-22.8 109 10.6 8.2-13.5 174 16.3 13.4-19.7
RACE
White 702 193 28.3 23.9-33.0 163 24.2 20.1-28.9 141 21.0 17.2-25.3 73 10.3 7.7-13.6 132 16.2 13.1-20.0
African American 155 44 41.4 28.3-55.8 22 13.5 8.3-21.2 31 17.0 11.0-25.3 29 12.6 7.9-19.4 29 15.6 9.5-24.4
Other Minorities 65 17 35.6 14.2-64.8 17 26.9 12.8-47.8 11 10.3 4.4-22.4 7 8.9 2.3-28.8 13 18.3 8.1-36.3
AGE
18-24 25 5 41.7 16.2-72.7 10 31.0 13.7-55.8 4 10.1 3.0-28.7 4 13.6 4.2-35.9 2 3.6 0.7-17.6
25-34 87 28 38.3 26.5-51.6 31 35.1 24.2-47.8 12 9.3 4.9-17.1 6 6.3 2.8-13.7 10 11.0 5.2-21.8
35-44 139 33 26.4 18.0-36.8 28 13.1 8.5-19.6 34 26.9 19.0-36.5 17 12.2 7.1-20.1 27 21.5 14.3-31.0
45-54 186 51 30.6 22.0-40.7 39 18.8 12.8-26.6 39 22.1 15.0-31.5 23 8.4 5.1-13.5 34 20.1 13.4-29.1
55-64 189 38 21.8 14.4-31.5 39 24.8 16.1-36.1 43 23.9 16.9-32.7 26 11.2 6.9-17.6 43 18.3 12.8-25.5
65-74 184 54 29.6 22.2-38.2 35 20.2 14.2-28.1 44 25.9 18.8-34.5 18 9.7 5.9-15.6 33 14.6 9.9-21.0
75+ 108 43 39.6 28.6-51.8 20 17.4 10.6-27.2 6 3.9 1.7- 8.9 15 19.2 9.9-34.1 24 19.9 12.7-29.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 36 19.9 12.8-29.6 32 14.2 8.6-22.7 42 19.2 12.8-27.8 29 14.4 8.6-23.0 61 32.2 23.5-42.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 267 79 38.0 26.7-50.9 54 21.3 14.6-29.9 59 20.0 14.1-27.4 27 6.5 4.0-10.4 48 14.3 9.8-20.3
Some Post-H.S. 248 77 30.4 23.1-38.9 55 25.0 17.9-33.7 45 19.2 13.7-26.3 28 11.4 6.9-18.3 43 14.0 9.5-20.0
College Graduate 207 62 33.9 25.3-43.6 62 28.1 21.1-36.4 36 17.8 12.1-25.6 25 11.4 7.3-17.3 22 8.8 5.2-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 35 26.7 13.1-46.8 22 12.4 6.7-21.9 48 19.6 13.1-28.3 34 13.9 8.5-21.8 64 27.4 19.1-37.8
$15,000- 24,999 195 58 31.1 22.4-41.3 46 20.8 13.7-30.3 35 20.3 13.4-29.4 22 9.5 5.6-15.6 34 18.4 11.7-27.8
$25,000- 34,999 84 24 27.7 16.5-42.6 19 22.0 13.0-34.5 16 24.3 13.6-39.4 9 10.5 4.9-21.2 16 15.6 8.9-25.9
$35,000- 49,999 110 35 30.1 20.3-42.3 30 27.4 18.1-39.3 21 21.1 13.0-32.4 7 5.3 2.1-12.8 17 16.0 9.3-26.2
$50,000-74,999 103 28 29.3 19.3-41.8 26 28.5 18.1-41.8 24 19.1 12.0-29.2 15 13.7 7.6-23.3 10 9.4 4.5-18.6
$75,000+ 104 36 39.8 27.8-53.1 27 19.7 12.7-29.3 21 20.2 12.4-31.1 11 11.8 5.5-23.7 9 8.6 3.9-17.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 580 121 24.1 17.9-31.7 109 19.2 14.8-24.5 124 23.0 18.5-28.2 84 13.3 10.1-17.5 142 20.4 16.5-25.1
No 333 130 41.1 33.4-49.2 94 27.8 21.8-34.7 56 13.7 9.9-18.7 24 7.0 4.2-11.6 29 10.4 6.6-15.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 2 13.6 3.0-44.4 3 7.3 1.8-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.0 4.2-52.7 6 61.0 28.7-85.9
Non-Veteran 911 253 31.6 26.6-37.1 200 22.8 19.1-27.0 183 19.4 16.2-23.1 107 10.5 8.1-13.4 168 15.7 12.9-19.0

Back to Adult Asthma History.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 20MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook