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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-MALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,237 339 31.4 27.1-36.0 263 21.5 18.1-25.3 248 19.8 16.6-23.3 137 10.0 8.0-12.4 250 17.3 14.7-20.4
-MALES 313 84 31.4 23.9-40.1 60 19.5 13.2-27.9 65 20.8 14.5-28.9 28 8.9 5.6-14.0 76 19.3 14.2-25.5
RACE
White 247 63 27.5 19.6-37.2 50 22.0 14.3-32.2 53 21.1 13.6-31.2 18 6.6 3.8-11.1 63 22.8 16.3-30.9
African American 48 17 38.5 21.8-58.4 8 18.6 7.3-40.1 7 14.9 6.6-30.2 8 19.7 8.5-39.4 8 8.3 3.4-18.9
Other Minorities 18 4 47.1 19.0-77.2 2 1.7 0.3- 7.9 5 32.0 11.3-63.6 2 4.1 0.8-18.5 5 15.1 5.0-37.7
AGE
18-24 14 4 33.3 12.2-64.3 3 27.7 8.1-62.3 2 18.0 3.2-59.1 2 6.8 1.3-29.6 3 14.2 3.9-40.4
25-34 26 9 45.2 23.8-68.5 4 15.6 4.9-39.8 7 20.0 8.7-39.4 2 4.5 1.1-17.1 4 14.8 4.7-37.9
35-44 46 14 32.5 18.7-50.2 13 24.0 12.8-40.3 13 29.4 16.2-47.3 3 11.1 3.4-30.9 3 3.0 0.8-10.3
45-54 72 17 25.0 14.3-40.1 13 13.8 7.6-23.9 14 22.8 13.0-36.8 9 14.2 7.2-26.1 19 24.1 14.6-37.0
55-64 83 21 25.1 15.4-38.0 17 18.7 10.9-30.3 12 12.3 5.9-23.9 8 9.1 3.6-21.1 25 34.7 23.2-48.4
65-74 41 9 25.8 13.4-43.9 5 12.5 4.6-29.7 11 25.7 13.5-43.3 4 10.0 3.5-25.1 12 26.0 14.1-43.0
75+ 30 9 29.8 14.2-52.1 5 16.0 6.0-36.0 6 19.6 7.6-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 10 34.6 18.2-55.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 15 27.8 15.1-45.4 8 19.9 7.8-42.1 14 16.8 8.7-30.2 6 7.4 3.0-17.3 27 28.1 17.6-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 31 31.1 18.2-47.7 19 21.4 9.7-41.0 17 24.9 12.1-44.4 6 4.1 1.5-10.4 22 18.6 10.1-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 74 14 26.7 14.3-44.5 21 21.0 12.2-33.5 16 17.2 9.6-28.9 10 18.9 9.1-35.2 13 16.2 7.9-30.4
College Graduate 74 24 40.2 24.9-57.7 12 14.6 7.1-27.8 18 21.6 12.3-35.1 6 6.9 2.9-15.6 14 16.7 8.8-29.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 57 9 22.3 9.5-44.0 5 8.3 2.9-21.2 11 13.8 6.3-27.3 5 10.4 3.6-26.7 27 45.3 28.5-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 62 14 24.0 10.4-46.2 7 9.1 3.7-20.7 16 30.6 17.0-48.7 9 11.5 4.9-24.6 16 24.8 12.5-43.3
$25,000- 34,999 31 10 37.4 19.4-59.8 12 42.0 22.3-64.5 3 9.0 2.4-28.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.6 4.4-27.3
$35,000- 49,999 43 12 31.6 16.4-52.1 11 20.2 10.1-36.5 11 27.4 14.0-46.7 3 11.3 2.6-38.2 6 9.4 3.8-21.3
$50,000-74,999 43 15 27.8 15.0-45.6 9 21.4 9.1-42.4 10 22.8 11.3-40.7 5 17.4 6.1-40.6 4 10.7 3.5-28.1
$75,000+ 54 19 42.8 23.0-65.1 10 23.8 7.8-53.4 10 12.0 4.9-26.6 5 7.2 2.7-17.8 10 14.3 6.3-29.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 192 36 18.6 12.3-27.1 30 12.3 7.9-18.7 45 28.0 18.1-40.5 19 10.6 5.9-18.3 62 30.5 22.2-40.5
No 121 48 45.3 32.4-58.9 30 27.4 16.2-42.4 20 13.1 7.7-21.3 9 7.2 3.2-15.1 14 7.0 3.7-13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 30 31.9 20.4-46.1 20 17.8 10.6-28.4 20 18.1 10.5-29.4 9 6.2 2.9-13.0 27 26.0 17.0-37.6
Non-Veteran 206 53 30.6 21.6-41.4 40 20.3 12.5-31.2 45 22.0 14.2-32.4 19 9.9 5.7-16.7 49 17.2 11.5-24.8

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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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