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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-MALES 327 155 45.4 37.5-53.6 172 54.6 46.4-62.5
RACE
White 259 120 42.5 33.8-51.8 139 57.5 48.2-66.2
African American 49 22 46.9 29.3-65.2 27 53.1 34.8-70.7
Other Minorities 19 13 65.6 32.9-88.2 6 34.4 11.8-67.1
AGE
18-24 14 5 22.4 7.9-49.3 9 77.6 50.7-92.1
25-34 27 14 50.2 28.6-71.7 13 49.8 28.3-71.4
35-44 46 27 55.7 38.4-71.7 19 44.3 28.3-61.6
45-54 75 41 53.9 40.3-66.9 34 46.1 33.1-59.7
55-64 85 50 60.9 47.7-72.7 35 39.1 27.3-52.3
65-74 44 12 30.2 16.5-48.6 32 69.8 51.4-83.5
75+ 35 6 15.5 6.4-32.9 29 84.5 67.1-93.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 32 40.4 26.9-55.7 47 59.6 44.3-73.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 97 41 34.9 22.3-50.0 56 65.1 50.0-77.7
Some Post-H.S. 76 46 63.1 47.3-76.6 30 36.9 23.4-52.7
College Graduate 75 36 46.7 31.6-62.5 39 53.3 37.5-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 33 57.4 39.9-73.2 29 42.6 26.8-60.1
$15,000- 24,999 66 30 53.8 36.6-70.1 36 46.2 29.9-63.4
$25,000- 34,999 30 15 49.4 28.6-70.4 15 50.6 29.6-71.4
$35,000- 49,999 44 20 48.5 30.6-66.8 24 51.5 33.2-69.4
$50,000-74,999 44 23 51.5 33.4-69.1 21 48.5 30.9-66.6
$75,000+ 54 26 39.7 22.4-59.9 28 60.3 40.1-77.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 206 105 54.4 43.9-64.5 101 45.6 35.5-56.1
No 121 50 35.5 24.7-48.1 71 64.5 51.9-75.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 47 44.8 33.1-57.1 64 55.2 42.9-66.9
Non-Veteran 215 107 45.2 35.4-55.3 108 54.8 44.7-64.6

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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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