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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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

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  Total
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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 774 137 21.9 17.2-27.5 94 11.9 9.2-15.3 67 7.5 5.4-10.2 82 9.5 7.2-12.6 394 49.2 43.9-54.5
No 121 19 13.1 7.8-21.2 17 13.1 7.2-22.7 17 8.9 5.1-15.2 13 15.0 7.2-28.6 55 49.9 38.3-61.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 14 3 13.4 3.7-38.2 1 2.6 0.3-17.2 4 29.7 9.9-61.9 2 29.7 7.6-68.5 4 24.6 7.6-56.3
Recommended Range 195 38 24.6 14.5-38.5 19 10.1 5.5-17.9 14 5.5 2.2-13.2 17 4.6 2.5- 8.5 107 55.1 43.5-66.2
Overweight 295 46 20.3 14.5-27.8 38 13.4 9.1-19.4 27 8.3 5.3-12.9 28 7.9 4.9-12.5 156 50.0 42.6-57.5
Obese 343 61 18.2 12.6-25.5 49 12.0 8.3-17.0 31 7.5 4.9-11.2 41 15.4 10.0-23.0 161 46.9 38.7-55.3
Current Smoker
No 669 123 20.5 16.3-25.4 75 11.3 8.3-15.1 60 7.8 5.6-10.8 63 8.5 6.0-11.9 348 52.0 46.5-57.4
Yes 224 31 19.1 10.8-31.8 36 14.3 9.6-20.7 24 7.6 4.6-12.5 32 15.7 9.8-24.2 101 43.3 34.1-52.9
History of CVD**
Yes 207 31 17.4 11.5-25.4 29 13.7 8.5-21.2 22 9.8 5.8-16.2 32 18.4 11.8-27.6 93 40.7 32.3-49.6
No 678 124 21.2 16.4-26.9 82 12.0 9.1-15.7 60 7.2 5.1- 9.9 58 7.7 5.3-11.2 354 52.0 46.3-57.5
Binge Drinker
No 839 148 20.9 16.6-26.0 106 12.2 9.6-15.5 81 8.3 6.2-10.9 88 9.6 7.3-12.6 416 49.0 44.0-54.0
Yes 50 7 12.5 4.2-31.7 4 10.2 3.6-25.6 3 3.4 0.8-12.9 5 18.8 7.0-41.7 31 55.1 36.6-72.4
Heavy Drinker
No 866 153 20.7 16.5-25.6 108 11.9 9.3-15.1 82 7.9 5.9-10.4 93 10.7 8.0-14.2 430 48.8 43.9-53.8
Yes 26 3 6.8 2.0-20.5 2 13.7 3.4-41.6 2 4.2 1.0-16.4 1 4.3 0.6-25.8 18 71.0 46.5-87.3
Diabetes
Yes 181 32 16.7 11.1-24.3 25 14.7 8.4-24.4 21 9.9 5.8-16.5 24 18.4 10.8-29.7 79 40.3 30.8-50.7
No 714 124 20.9 16.3-26.4 86 11.7 8.9-15.1 63 7.3 5.3-10.0 71 9.1 6.5-12.6 370 51.0 45.6-56.4
Disability
Yes 612 97 16.6 12.9-21.2 90 14.3 10.9-18.5 69 9.0 6.7-12.0 85 15.7 11.7-20.7 271 44.4 38.5-50.4
No 276 56 26.1 17.9-36.3 20 8.5 5.0-14.1 14 5.2 2.6-10.3 10 2.0 1.0- 4.2 176 58.2 49.1-66.8

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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