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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,240 333 26.4 23.1-30.0 119 8.9 7.0-11.3 186 11.6 9.6-14.0 602 53.1 48.8-57.3
-MALES 317 72 20.5 15.4-26.8 36 10.0 6.5-14.9 49 12.1 8.3-17.2 160 57.4 49.4-65.1
RACE
White 252 58 20.0 14.5-26.8 24 6.9 4.2-11.1 41 13.6 8.9-20.2 129 59.6 50.5-68.1
African American 47 11 27.7 14.2-47.1 6 10.2 3.8-24.3 7 9.3 3.8-21.1 23 52.8 34.2-70.7
Other Minorities 18 3 9.4 2.3-30.8 6 34.7 12.9-65.7 1 5.9 0.8-33.2 8 50.0 21.5-78.6
AGE
18-24 14 2 5.4 1.1-21.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.9 1 7.1 1.0-37.5 10 86.2 61.6-96.0
25-34 27 7 18.6 8.0-37.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.7 1.4-21.2 18 75.7 55.8-88.5
35-44 46 11 22.0 11.0-39.0 8 20.3 9.3-38.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.3 26 56.0 38.8-71.9
45-54 74 20 32.5 20.6-47.2 8 11.0 5.0-22.5 11 14.4 7.4-26.2 35 42.0 29.7-55.5
55-64 83 20 25.4 15.6-38.7 14 18.3 9.7-31.7 17 26.2 15.9-40.0 32 30.1 20.0-42.6
65-74 41 9 26.4 13.3-45.5 3 7.1 2.2-21.0 10 21.4 11.0-37.5 19 45.1 29.0-62.2
75+ 31 3 9.2 2.7-26.9 2 4.3 1.0-16.7 7 22.6 10.0-43.2 19 63.9 43.7-80.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 17 29.3 16.7-46.2 4 8.0 2.5-22.9 16 16.1 8.9-27.4 37 46.6 31.1-62.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 16 11.5 6.0-20.7 15 13.6 6.8-25.3 17 13.2 6.4-25.3 47 61.8 46.2-75.2
Some Post-H.S. 76 24 28.0 17.1-42.2 10 8.8 4.1-17.7 8 8.7 3.9-18.2 34 54.6 39.9-68.5
College Graduate 72 15 19.6 11.0-32.3 7 7.0 2.6-17.3 8 10.9 4.7-23.2 42 62.5 47.3-75.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 17 31.8 17.7-50.3 3 3.6 1.0-12.5 14 14.7 7.3-27.4 25 49.9 32.6-67.2
$15,000- 24,999 62 8 15.3 7.0-30.3 10 16.9 7.2-34.6 16 25.5 12.9-44.3 28 42.3 25.5-61.2
$25,000- 34,999 30 3 11.1 2.9-34.2 3 12.1 3.4-35.0 4 11.6 3.8-30.6 20 65.2 42.7-82.5
$35,000- 49,999 43 14 34.9 19.1-54.9 7 21.4 9.3-41.8 3 6.8 2.0-20.3 19 37.0 21.2-56.2
$50,000-74,999 44 11 18.6 9.5-33.2 6 10.5 4.0-24.8 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 26 68.2 51.1-81.4
$75,000+ 53 13 19.7 9.6-36.1 6 6.3 2.0-18.1 6 9.6 3.4-24.0 28 64.4 44.7-80.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 196 47 25.8 18.1-35.2 26 13.6 8.2-21.8 40 19.2 12.7-28.0 83 41.4 31.0-52.5
No 121 25 14.9 9.2-23.1 10 6.0 2.8-12.1 9 4.3 2.1- 8.7 77 74.9 64.8-82.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 20 17.8 10.6-28.5 15 12.6 6.8-22.2 22 20.0 12.2-31.0 51 49.6 37.1-62.1
Non-Veteran 208 52 21.6 15.4-29.5 20 8.3 4.7-14.3 27 9.5 5.6-15.8 109 60.6 50.8-69.6

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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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