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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to PREVENT an asthma attack from occurring?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-14 days 15-24 days 25-30 days Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 229 20.5 17.2-24.3 53 3.6 2.6- 5.1 496 32.4 28.8-36.1 479 43.5 39.1-48.0
-MALES 320 55 20.3 13.9-28.7 12 2.9 1.4- 6.0 125 29.2 23.1-36.2 128 47.6 39.2-56.1
RACE
White 255 40 17.5 10.6-27.6 9 3.3 1.4- 7.6 108 33.6 26.0-42.2 98 45.5 35.8-55.6
African American 48 12 32.8 17.0-53.7 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8 11 17.3 8.4-32.6 22 47.2 29.3-65.8
Other Minorities 17 3 15.0 3.8-44.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 19.3 6.0-47.3 8 65.7 35.8-86.8
AGE
18-24 13 4 32.2 10.7-65.3 1 1.9 0.2-13.1 1 5.0 0.7-29.5 7 60.9 30.2-84.8
25-34 27 6 17.5 7.4-36.0 1 2.3 0.3-15.2 5 15.9 5.3-38.7 15 64.3 42.4-81.6
35-44 45 10 21.9 10.5-40.1 2 5.6 1.1-23.9 12 26.9 14.8-44.0 21 45.5 29.2-62.9
45-54 75 15 18.7 11.0-30.1 0 0.0 . - . 28 35.4 23.8-48.9 32 45.9 32.8-59.6
55-64 83 9 13.3 5.9-27.4 5 4.2 1.6-10.4 39 47.6 34.8-60.8 30 34.9 23.8-48.0
65-74 43 7 21.3 9.7-40.5 2 5.6 1.4-20.1 19 41.1 26.1-58.0 15 32.0 19.0-48.5
75+ 33 4 8.2 2.8-22.0 0 0.0 . - . 21 68.3 48.8-83.0 8 23.5 11.0-43.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 74 15 27.4 13.7-47.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 28 26.7 16.6-40.0 30 45.0 29.9-61.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 16 20.0 8.7-39.6 3 1.5 0.4- 4.8 40 31.4 19.7-46.2 36 47.1 30.7-64.2
Some Post-H.S. 76 13 19.9 10.2-35.1 6 5.2 2.1-12.3 22 22.7 13.5-35.6 35 52.2 37.5-66.6
College Graduate 75 11 15.5 7.6-29.1 2 4.3 0.8-20.7 35 35.1 23.0-49.5 27 45.0 29.6-61.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 11 14.3 6.9-27.2 4 4.0 1.3-11.2 22 28.7 15.8-46.3 23 53.1 35.9-69.6
$15,000- 24,999 61 10 17.4 8.4-32.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.7 22 26.9 15.4-42.6 27 53.8 36.1-70.7
$25,000- 34,999 31 4 17.3 6.0-40.7 0 0.0 . - . 16 45.2 25.2-66.8 11 37.5 19.6-59.6
$35,000- 49,999 44 12 35.2 18.9-55.8 1 2.9 0.4-18.2 16 39.5 23.3-58.3 15 22.4 10.9-40.5
$50,000-74,999 44 11 29.8 15.2-50.3 2 2.6 0.6-10.3 14 20.0 10.6-34.5 17 47.6 30.0-65.9
$75,000+ 54 2 15.6 2.8-54.2 1 4.0 0.6-23.7 27 32.4 17.9-51.2 24 48.0 27.3-69.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 200 35 18.5 12.2-26.9 8 2.4 1.1- 4.9 83 35.2 26.7-44.8 74 44.0 33.5-55.0
No 120 20 22.3 11.8-38.2 4 3.5 1.1-10.6 42 22.6 14.9-32.8 54 51.5 38.2-64.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 18 16.8 9.6-27.7 3 4.5 1.1-17.3 57 42.6 31.4-54.6 33 36.1 24.3-49.8
Non-Veteran 208 36 20.8 12.9-31.8 9 2.4 1.1- 5.0 68 24.9 18.0-33.2 95 51.9 41.5-62.3

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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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