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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-MALES 312 47 18.1 12.9-24.8 16 3.1 1.7- 5.7 19 5.0 2.6- 9.3 230 73.8 66.5-80.0
RACE
White 249 31 12.8 8.3-19.4 13 3.1 1.6- 6.1 15 5.8 2.7-11.9 190 78.2 70.4-84.5
African American 45 14 41.5 24.4-60.9 2 4.1 0.9-16.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 27 53.1 34.2-71.2
Other Minorities 18 2 10.7 2.2-39.0 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 2 6.1 1.4-23.3 13 82.5 56.5-94.4
AGE
18-24 13 2 7.0 1.3-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.2 1.0-38.2 10 85.8 58.4-96.3
25-34 27 3 12.8 3.6-36.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 23 85.4 62.8-95.3
35-44 45 11 27.7 14.8-46.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 0 0.0 . - . 33 70.6 52.6-83.9
45-54 69 15 30.6 18.4-46.4 4 4.8 1.3-15.6 5 6.6 2.7-15.6 45 58.0 43.4-71.3
55-64 82 13 19.0 10.3-32.6 9 9.8 4.4-20.3 8 10.5 5.1-20.7 52 60.6 47.1-72.7
65-74 42 3 11.4 3.5-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.6 1.1-11.2 36 85.0 66.7-94.1
75+ 33 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.9 0.9-15.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.8 30 94.7 83.7-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 7 18.3 8.1-36.1 5 3.9 1.5-10.0 9 12.0 6.0-22.8 49 65.8 49.5-79.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 92 16 16.9 9.3-28.7 5 2.5 0.9- 6.7 4 5.2 1.1-20.3 67 75.5 61.3-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 74 16 30.2 17.6-46.6 2 2.7 0.5-12.4 4 2.6 0.7- 9.1 52 64.6 48.7-77.8
College Graduate 76 8 6.4 2.9-13.6 4 3.8 1.0-13.4 2 1.8 0.4- 8.2 62 88.0 78.1-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 9 32.0 16.4-53.2 5 4.9 1.8-12.6 9 13.4 6.4-25.8 30 49.7 32.0-67.4
$15,000- 24,999 60 13 27.7 15.2-44.9 4 3.1 1.0- 9.2 6 13.0 3.8-36.0 37 56.3 37.8-73.1
$25,000- 34,999 30 2 5.7 1.4-20.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.2 0.6-14.2 26 91.1 76.4-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 44 9 33.3 17.2-54.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 35 66.7 45.5-82.8
$50,000-74,999 45 6 12.9 3.7-36.3 2 6.5 1.6-23.5 0 0.0 . - . 37 80.6 58.9-92.3
$75,000+ 53 5 9.0 3.2-23.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.8 2 2.4 0.4-11.7 44 87.3 72.9-94.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 190 33 25.7 17.5-35.9 14 5.2 2.6- 9.9 18 9.5 4.9-17.4 125 59.7 49.1-69.4
No 122 14 10.0 5.2-18.5 2 0.8 0.2- 4.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 105 89.0 80.5-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 109 18 19.5 11.8-30.4 9 5.3 2.5-10.8 5 2.8 1.0- 7.5 77 72.5 61.2-81.5
Non-Veteran 202 29 17.8 11.6-26.4 7 2.4 0.9- 5.9 14 5.8 2.7-11.8 152 74.0 64.7-81.6

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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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