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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor,
nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 627 102 17.7 13.8-22.4 82 12.1 9.2-15.8 88 15.8 11.8-20.8 355 54.4 48.6-60.0
-MALES 151 34 24.4 16.0-35.3 15 8.1 4.3-14.6 21 21.5 13.2-33.0 81 46.1 36.0-56.5
RACE
White 118 23 19.0 11.8-29.2 12 9.4 4.5-18.5 14 14.8 7.2-27.9 69 56.8 44.8-68.1
African American 20 6 25.7 10.7-49.9 1 2.7 0.4-17.6 5 43.5 20.9-69.2 8 28.1 12.7-51.2
Other Minorities 13 5 49.8 17.8-81.9 2 9.3 2.0-33.8 2 22.9 5.4-60.7 4 18.0 4.7-49.6
AGE
18-24 5 1 6.2 0.7-37.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 56.1 16.5-89.2 2 37.8 8.3-80.2
25-34 14 7 54.4 24.4-81.5 3 18.7 5.0-50.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 26.9 8.1-60.4
35-44 27 5 12.8 4.4-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 30.5 12.7-57.0 18 56.7 34.0-76.9
45-54 40 7 21.8 9.6-42.1 3 9.8 3.1-26.6 3 12.8 4.1-33.9 27 55.6 37.2-72.6
55-64 48 10 22.7 10.7-41.9 6 9.9 4.3-21.4 8 22.8 10.5-42.7 24 44.6 28.8-61.6
65-74 12 2 19.8 3.7-61.4 3 12.4 3.5-36.0 4 28.2 9.1-60.5 3 39.6 13.1-74.1
75+ 5 2 54.9 15.3-89.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 45.1 10.9-84.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 29 6 26.2 11.0-50.4 7 29.0 12.0-55.0 5 17.5 5.5-43.6 11 27.4 13.1-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 40 11 27.6 14.2-46.9 3 4.5 1.3-13.9 4 26.9 10.7-53.0 22 41.0 23.9-60.6
Some Post-H.S. 46 10 14.4 6.7-28.2 2 3.0 0.6-13.2 5 23.4 10.1-45.5 29 59.2 40.6-75.5
College Graduate 36 7 34.6 13.7-64.0 3 6.5 1.6-22.4 7 14.5 5.7-32.4 19 44.3 24.1-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 4 13.0 4.2-33.6 7 16.6 7.1-34.2 4 16.2 4.9-42.2 17 54.3 32.2-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 27 10 43.9 18.8-72.6 3 6.6 1.6-23.4 2 17.3 3.2-57.1 12 32.1 14.4-57.1
$25,000- 34,999 15 3 18.8 5.1-49.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 18.4 4.1-54.8 10 62.8 32.4-85.6
$35,000- 49,999 20 5 24.0 8.2-52.5 2 4.8 1.1-18.8 3 33.4 11.2-66.7 10 37.8 17.1-64.1
$50,000-74,999 23 7 21.6 9.0-43.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 25.5 7.2-60.2 13 52.9 27.8-76.7
$75,000+ 26 2 16.7 4.4-46.7 3 15.9 4.3-44.5 5 19.3 6.7-44.3 16 48.0 27.0-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 101 22 22.3 13.7-34.2 11 8.8 4.5-16.4 17 26.6 15.7-41.5 51 42.3 30.5-55.0
No 50 12 27.8 13.1-49.6 4 6.9 1.7-23.8 4 13.0 4.2-33.7 30 52.3 34.1-69.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 45 12 28.6 15.2-47.1 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 7 12.2 4.7-28.1 25 58.1 40.3-74.0
Non-Veteran 105 22 23.5 13.7-37.3 14 10.5 5.5-19.1 13 22.9 12.9-37.4 56 43.1 31.4-55.7

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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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