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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room
or urgent care center because of your asthma?*

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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 639 85 14.7 10.1-20.9 62 11.0 8.1-14.9 34 7.3 4.6-11.4 458 67.0 60.8-72.6
-MALES 154 20 13.6 7.8-22.4 17 13.5 7.7-22.7 11 12.1 6.1-22.6 106 60.8 49.9-70.7
RACE
White 119 12 11.3 5.2-22.8 10 11.9 6.0-22.2 6 9.5 3.3-24.3 91 67.3 54.1-78.3
African American 22 5 19.4 7.5-41.8 5 21.7 7.1-50.0 5 28.6 11.9-54.3 7 30.4 12.9-56.2
Other Minorities 13 3 16.3 3.5-51.0 2 9.6 1.5-42.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 74.1 39.8-92.5
AGE
18-24 5 1 6.2 0.7-37.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 31.6 4.7-81.1 3 62.2 17.8-92.6
25-34 14 2 18.6 3.8-56.7 3 23.6 7.0-55.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 57.8 26.8-83.7
35-44 27 4 11.9 3.5-33.6 3 16.2 4.5-44.7 2 13.8 3.6-40.9 18 58.0 35.1-78.0
45-54 41 5 16.1 6.4-35.0 6 13.1 4.9-30.2 3 12.0 3.3-34.8 27 58.9 40.2-75.4
55-64 49 6 13.5 4.9-32.1 4 12.4 4.6-29.2 4 12.7 4.4-31.5 35 61.4 43.4-76.8
65-74 12 1 4.9 0.6-29.4 1 3.4 0.4-21.8 1 10.2 1.4-47.8 9 81.5 50.1-95.1
75+ 6 1 14.6 1.9-60.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 85.4 39.5-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 31 5 20.5 7.4-45.3 8 38.1 18.8-62.2 2 4.9 1.1-18.8 16 36.5 19.8-57.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 41 6 11.5 4.8-25.1 3 4.8 1.2-17.5 5 29.6 12.9-54.3 27 54.1 34.0-72.9
Some Post-H.S. 46 6 18.7 7.4-39.7 3 12.3 3.7-33.6 3 8.2 2.2-26.2 34 60.9 41.5-77.3
College Graduate 36 3 3.3 0.9-11.0 3 9.2 2.5-28.5 1 1.8 0.2-12.2 29 85.6 67.7-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 4 19.2 5.5-49.2 6 13.9 5.0-33.3 3 15.4 4.4-41.7 20 51.5 29.6-72.9
$15,000- 24,999 29 4 15.0 4.8-37.9 2 6.8 1.3-29.2 2 17.2 3.3-55.7 21 61.1 33.0-83.3
$25,000- 34,999 15 2 17.3 3.5-54.3 2 15.4 3.4-48.1 0 0.0 . - . 11 67.3 35.6-88.5
$35,000- 49,999 20 5 17.0 5.7-40.8 2 20.1 3.9-60.7 2 17.9 4.5-50.4 11 45.0 21.2-71.4
$50,000-74,999 23 2 12.9 2.6-45.4 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.1 1.6-38.7 19 78.0 48.2-93.1
$75,000+ 26 3 5.1 1.4-17.1 3 17.8 5.3-45.4 2 11.2 2.3-40.6 18 65.9 41.1-84.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 104 15 16.6 8.9-29.1 13 15.6 8.2-27.8 9 16.1 7.6-30.9 67 51.7 39.0-64.1
No 50 5 8.4 2.8-22.4 4 10.1 3.3-27.1 2 5.4 1.1-23.1 39 76.1 58.1-88.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 7 18.3 7.8-37.1 2 5.8 1.1-24.6 4 11.3 3.7-30.0 33 64.6 45.8-79.8
Non-Veteran 107 12 10.3 4.8-20.8 15 16.3 9.0-27.9 7 12.6 5.5-26.3 73 60.7 47.5-72.5

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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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