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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-MALES 228 41 24.7 16.1-35.8 25 10.9 6.6-17.4 21 8.8 5.1-14.6 29 12.6 7.6-20.1 112 43.1 33.6-53.1
RACE
White 183 29 22.5 13.1-36.0 18 9.4 5.3-16.1 14 5.7 3.1-10.3 22 13.1 7.2-22.7 100 49.2 37.8-60.8
African American 31 7 30.0 12.0-57.3 6 19.0 6.5-44.3 6 24.6 10.1-48.6 4 6.5 2.1-18.8 8 19.9 8.5-39.7
Other Minorities 14 5 34.4 11.5-68.1 1 6.1 0.8-34.3 1 2.0 0.3-14.2 3 22.6 6.4-55.3 4 34.9 9.9-72.2
AGE
18-24 10 4 41.5 12.5-78.0 1 2.8 0.3-19.2 1 8.2 1.1-42.9 1 10.6 1.4-50.1 3 36.9 10.0-75.5
25-34 18 5 35.7 14.7-64.1 1 3.1 0.4-19.9 1 4.2 0.6-25.1 3 22.2 6.5-54.0 8 34.8 16.2-59.5
35-44 30 7 19.9 8.5-39.8 6 27.9 12.3-51.7 3 8.9 2.7-25.3 1 2.8 0.4-17.4 13 40.6 22.1-62.2
45-54 56 9 18.3 9.2-33.3 10 13.6 6.5-26.2 4 11.2 4.2-26.7 5 5.8 2.2-14.5 28 51.1 36.3-65.7
55-64 61 9 17.5 8.1-33.9 6 9.8 3.7-23.4 8 10.3 4.8-20.6 12 27.1 15.1-43.6 26 35.3 22.5-50.7
65-74 32 6 25.0 10.5-48.6 1 3.1 0.4-19.1 4 13.9 5.0-33.0 6 13.7 5.8-29.1 15 44.3 26.5-63.7
75+ 21 1 3.7 0.5-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.7 0.5-22.6 19 92.6 73.9-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 55 10 31.6 14.6-55.5 9 14.0 6.4-27.9 2 3.0 0.7-11.8 13 21.6 11.5-36.9 21 29.8 17.3-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 60 16 35.1 17.1-58.6 6 8.8 3.3-21.8 8 9.0 3.7-20.0 7 10.1 3.1-28.4 23 37.0 18.5-60.2
Some Post-H.S. 62 8 13.1 6.0-26.1 5 12.3 4.2-31.3 5 13.0 4.8-30.6 5 12.0 4.0-30.9 39 49.6 34.0-65.2
College Graduate 51 7 15.3 6.4-32.3 5 9.4 3.3-23.8 6 8.1 3.3-18.8 4 9.3 2.6-28.2 29 57.8 41.0-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 10 23.0 11.2-41.3 7 14.5 5.6-32.6 4 11.0 3.7-28.1 11 22.2 9.4-44.2 16 29.3 15.0-49.2
$15,000- 24,999 48 8 18.5 8.2-36.7 5 8.4 2.8-22.7 6 8.5 3.2-20.6 11 28.7 13.9-50.3 18 35.8 20.1-55.3
$25,000- 34,999 19 3 32.3 9.6-68.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.6-27.0 3 15.2 4.0-43.8 12 47.9 22.0-75.0
$35,000- 49,999 29 6 25.4 10.6-49.3 7 32.8 14.4-58.7 2 6.5 1.2-27.8 0 0.0 . - . 14 35.3 18.2-57.3
$50,000-74,999 29 4 14.7 4.6-38.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 3 16.0 3.9-47.1 0 0.0 . - . 21 68.6 43.0-86.4
$75,000+ 34 6 37.5 12.5-71.5 1 6.3 0.8-34.2 5 11.3 4.0-28.3 4 11.2 3.0-34.2 18 33.8 15.7-58.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 155 25 16.9 10.4-26.2 19 12.3 6.7-21.4 15 8.7 4.8-15.3 28 20.3 12.4-31.5 68 41.8 29.9-54.7
No 73 16 37.0 20.4-57.3 6 8.6 3.4-19.9 6 8.9 3.2-22.6 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 44 45.1 29.8-61.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 75 9 12.3 5.5-25.2 5 6.0 2.0-16.7 12 17.8 9.5-30.9 7 11.2 4.9-23.8 42 52.7 38.9-66.1
Non-Veteran 153 32 28.7 17.9-42.5 20 12.4 7.1-21.0 9 5.9 2.5-13.1 22 13.1 7.1-22.7 70 40.0 28.6-52.6

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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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