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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,213 319 34.6 30.3-39.2 128 15.7 12.0-20.1 280 23.5 20.3-27.0 486 26.2 23.2-29.5
-MALES 315 96 40.3 31.8-49.4 34 16.6 10.3-25.5 53 19.3 14.1-25.7 132 23.9 18.9-29.8
RACE
White 255 72 36.5 26.9-47.2 27 17.1 9.8-28.0 42 19.7 13.9-27.3 114 26.7 20.6-33.9
African American 43 19 50.1 30.8-69.4 4 19.3 6.5-45.2 7 12.7 5.3-27.7 13 17.8 8.8-32.9
Other Minorities 17 5 51.2 22.2-79.4 3 6.9 1.7-24.3 4 28.8 9.6-60.6 5 13.2 3.5-39.0
AGE
18-24 14 9 64.1 32.5-86.9 5 35.9 13.1-67.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 24 15 73.0 51.7-87.3 4 10.0 3.4-26.0 5 17.0 6.6-37.2 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 47 14 26.0 14.0-43.0 9 16.3 7.7-31.4 22 53.0 36.3-69.0 2 4.8 0.9-21.1
45-54 69 25 38.1 25.3-52.9 7 12.5 5.2-27.0 13 21.8 12.6-35.1 24 27.6 17.6-40.4
55-64 85 26 26.7 17.1-39.0 7 12.9 5.3-28.3 6 9.2 3.8-20.6 46 51.2 38.2-64.1
65-74 43 3 8.9 2.1-31.2 2 7.0 1.7-24.0 6 14.0 5.5-31.2 32 70.1 50.6-84.3
75+ 32 4 10.5 3.0-30.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 27 86.4 66.6-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 75 13 20.4 9.8-37.6 9 22.6 9.8-43.8 11 20.5 10.8-35.3 42 36.6 24.1-51.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 87 32 48.2 30.8-66.0 9 16.4 5.4-40.5 8 9.7 4.1-21.3 38 25.7 15.7-39.0
Some Post-H.S. 77 28 47.4 32.7-62.4 6 11.3 4.3-26.6 17 26.1 15.6-40.4 26 15.3 9.4-23.8
College Graduate 76 23 36.9 22.1-54.6 10 17.9 9.1-32.1 17 24.6 13.9-39.6 26 20.7 12.5-32.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 16 40.5 23.0-60.9 4 8.8 3.1-22.5 9 22.6 11.1-40.7 25 28.0 16.4-43.7
$15,000- 24,999 63 20 40.0 22.8-60.1 5 10.6 3.7-27.0 9 21.6 10.3-39.8 29 27.7 16.6-42.6
$25,000- 34,999 31 7 27.0 10.6-53.6 3 13.6 4.0-37.2 6 27.1 11.7-50.9 15 32.3 16.7-53.2
$35,000- 49,999 43 18 53.5 35.0-71.1 5 8.7 2.9-23.1 8 19.8 8.7-38.9 12 18.1 9.1-32.7
$50,000-74,999 45 12 24.4 12.8-41.4 6 20.1 8.0-42.4 10 32.9 17.8-52.5 17 22.6 12.3-38.0
$75,000+ 54 20 56.3 35.8-74.8 7 13.5 5.5-29.4 9 12.3 5.2-26.5 18 18.0 9.0-32.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 198 48 28.2 19.7-38.7 20 18.4 9.5-32.5 29 19.0 12.5-27.8 101 34.5 26.4-43.5
No 117 48 54.0 40.6-66.8 14 14.5 7.4-26.5 24 19.6 12.1-30.0 31 11.9 7.3-18.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 110 18 18.7 9.7-33.0 4 7.7 2.7-20.0 20 25.5 15.9-38.3 68 48.1 36.1-60.3
Non-Veteran 204 78 48.1 37.5-58.9 30 19.8 11.8-31.3 33 17.3 11.6-25.0 63 14.8 10.6-20.4

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*These data apply to those who have EVER had 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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