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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-WHITE FEMALES 723 378 53.4 48.5-58.3 345 46.6 41.7-51.5
AGE
18-24 16 7 45.6 22.4-70.8 9 54.4 29.2-77.6
25-34 53 30 51.2 35.6-66.5 23 48.8 33.5-64.4
35-44 111 66 59.2 48.1-69.5 45 40.8 30.5-51.9
45-54 138 74 55.1 44.2-65.5 64 44.9 34.5-55.8
55-64 151 84 62.3 52.1-71.5 67 37.7 28.5-47.9
65-74 150 78 50.1 40.4-59.8 72 49.9 40.2-59.6
75+ 99 36 31.1 21.4-42.8 63 68.9 57.2-78.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 72 56.0 43.6-67.7 69 44.0 32.3-56.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 208 97 47.2 38.3-56.2 111 52.8 43.8-61.7
Some Post-H.S. 204 118 57.0 47.9-65.6 86 43.0 34.4-52.1
College Graduate 168 90 54.5 44.7-63.9 78 45.5 36.1-55.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 143 82 58.0 47.3-68.0 61 42.0 32.0-52.7
$15,000- 24,999 148 75 52.6 41.1-63.9 73 47.4 36.1-58.9
$25,000- 34,999 71 39 53.6 38.0-68.6 32 46.4 31.4-62.0
$35,000- 49,999 91 44 52.0 39.0-64.8 47 48.0 35.2-61.0
$50,000-74,999 81 53 68.3 55.3-78.9 28 31.7 21.1-44.7
$75,000+ 92 43 46.1 34.2-58.5 49 53.9 41.5-65.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 464 278 63.3 57.2-69.0 186 36.7 31.0-42.8
No 251 95 38.2 30.8-46.3 156 61.8 53.7-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 5 68.6 30.0-91.8 3 31.4 8.2-70.0
Non-Veteran 715 373 53.3 48.3-58.2 342 46.7 41.8-51.7

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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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