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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,092 286 28.4 24.4-32.9 138 11.4 9.1-14.1 208 15.3 12.8-18.2 460 44.9 40.2-49.7
No 165 40 30.8 20.5-43.4 22 11.7 6.8-19.6 12 7.3 3.4-15.3 91 50.1 39.1-61.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 19 3 11.1 3.1-32.9 2 12.4 2.9-39.9 7 38.7 16.6-66.8 7 37.7 17.0-64.2
Recommended Range 294 75 26.2 18.4-35.8 35 12.6 8.0-19.3 47 12.5 8.3-18.6 137 48.6 39.8-57.6
Overweight 402 107 29.9 23.8-36.7 63 13.1 9.5-17.6 64 14.3 10.2-19.5 168 42.8 36.3-49.5
Obese 474 124 30.0 23.3-37.6 47 8.2 5.5-12.0 100 15.0 11.6-19.2 203 46.9 39.0-54.9
Current Smoker
No 958 249 28.6 24.3-33.4 133 13.4 10.7-16.6 163 12.7 10.3-15.6 413 45.3 40.4-50.2
Yes 296 76 29.4 21.3-39.0 26 6.2 3.5-10.6 56 16.6 11.7-22.9 138 47.8 38.7-57.1
History of CVD**
Yes 261 43 16.7 11.1-24.3 36 12.5 7.6-19.8 70 22.0 15.9-29.5 112 48.9 38.4-59.4
No 985 281 31.5 27.0-36.4 121 10.9 8.6-13.6 149 12.3 9.9-15.2 434 45.3 40.6-50.2
Binge Drinker
No 1,179 305 28.2 24.3-32.5 151 12.2 9.9-15.1 216 14.8 12.4-17.6 507 44.7 40.3-49.3
Yes 70 18 34.5 19.1-54.0 9 4.9 2.0-11.5 2 3.5 0.7-15.4 41 57.1 39.3-73.2
Heavy Drinker
No 1,212 315 28.3 24.5-32.5 154 11.6 9.4-14.3 219 14.4 12.0-17.1 524 45.7 41.4-50.2
Yes 36 8 37.8 11.7-73.6 6 9.1 2.9-25.2 0 0.0 . - . 22 53.1 23.5-80.6
Diabetes
Yes 240 49 28.4 19.8-38.9 24 14.6 8.2-24.7 69 26.0 19.1-34.3 98 30.9 23.9-39.0
No 1,017 277 28.9 24.6-33.7 136 10.9 8.7-13.4 151 11.6 9.4-14.3 453 48.6 43.8-53.5
Disability
Yes 790 172 21.7 17.9-26.0 118 14.7 11.4-18.6 183 19.8 16.3-23.9 317 43.9 38.3-49.6
No 455 147 37.2 30.3-44.7 42 7.6 5.2-10.9 35 6.2 4.1- 9.4 231 49.0 42.0-56.0

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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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