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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-FEMALES

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-FEMALES 926 307 37.4 32.7-42.3 619 62.6 57.7-67.3
RACE
White 704 227 36.8 32.0-41.9 477 63.2 58.1-68.0
African American 156 61 47.6 35.0-60.5 95 52.4 39.5-65.0
Other Minorities 64 19 23.3 11.5-41.3 45 76.7 58.7-88.5
AGE
18-24 24 12 47.5 21.6-74.9 12 52.5 25.1-78.4
25-34 84 36 41.8 29.9-54.7 48 58.2 45.3-70.1
35-44 139 52 35.1 26.3-45.1 87 64.9 54.9-73.7
45-54 183 69 43.7 34.2-53.7 114 56.3 46.3-65.8
55-64 188 59 31.2 22.9-40.9 129 68.8 59.1-77.1
65-74 190 50 30.4 22.6-39.4 140 69.6 60.6-77.4
75+ 112 25 26.0 17.0-37.4 87 74.0 62.6-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 61 36.7 27.7-46.8 141 63.3 53.2-72.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 72 31.9 22.3-43.4 196 68.1 56.6-77.7
Some Post-H.S. 248 91 38.6 30.6-47.4 157 61.4 52.6-69.4
College Graduate 205 82 42.8 34.2-51.9 123 57.2 48.1-65.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 207 70 36.8 26.0-49.2 137 63.2 50.8-74.0
$15,000- 24,999 201 59 37.7 28.1-48.5 142 62.3 51.5-71.9
$25,000- 34,999 83 25 35.1 22.8-49.7 58 64.9 50.3-77.2
$35,000- 49,999 109 41 38.1 27.5-49.9 68 61.9 50.1-72.5
$50,000-74,999 102 41 38.4 27.6-50.4 61 61.6 49.6-72.4
$75,000+ 101 38 37.0 26.0-49.7 63 63.0 50.3-74.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 586 195 38.3 32.4-44.5 391 61.7 55.5-67.6
No 332 108 35.3 27.9-43.5 224 64.7 56.5-72.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 13 3 19.8 5.6-50.8 10 80.2 49.2-94.4
Non-Veteran 913 304 37.6 32.9-42.5 609 62.4 57.5-67.1

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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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