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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,240 333 26.4 23.1-30.0 119 8.9 7.0-11.3 186 11.6 9.6-14.0 602 53.1 48.8-57.3
-WHITE FEMALES 702 198 29.8 25.4-34.6 57 8.0 5.5-11.3 95 11.2 8.7-14.4 352 51.0 46.0-56.0
AGE
18-24 16 6 31.5 13.3-58.0 1 10.3 1.5-46.8 0 0.0 . - . 9 58.2 32.2-80.3
25-34 52 16 31.6 18.9-47.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4 3 2.9 0.8-10.0 32 64.4 48.3-77.7
35-44 110 38 35.6 25.7-46.9 13 11.7 6.4-20.4 8 8.3 3.7-17.6 51 44.5 33.9-55.6
45-54 138 38 26.3 17.9-37.0 10 5.4 2.6-11.0 14 13.2 7.0-23.3 76 55.1 44.2-65.5
55-64 146 40 32.2 22.8-43.4 17 13.8 6.4-27.2 25 13.6 8.6-21.0 64 40.3 30.6-50.9
65-74 143 41 27.5 19.7-36.9 12 10.0 4.6-20.4 24 16.9 10.9-25.3 66 45.6 36.0-55.5
75+ 92 18 18.0 10.1-30.0 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1 21 25.0 15.3-38.0 51 56.0 42.6-68.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 131 28 26.1 16.2-39.2 11 10.2 3.9-24.1 31 22.0 13.3-34.3 61 41.6 30.0-54.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 200 44 22.9 15.9-31.7 18 8.0 4.6-13.6 32 14.2 9.4-20.9 106 55.0 45.8-63.8
Some Post-H.S. 202 67 33.0 25.0-42.1 16 7.6 3.9-14.2 21 7.5 4.6-12.2 98 51.9 42.9-60.8
College Graduate 167 58 35.5 26.9-45.2 12 6.9 3.2-14.3 10 4.8 2.4- 9.3 87 52.8 43.1-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 29 26.7 17.2-38.9 15 9.7 5.1-17.7 32 20.3 13.5-29.4 57 43.3 32.9-54.4
$15,000- 24,999 146 37 27.0 17.7-38.8 13 7.6 3.6-15.2 29 18.0 11.2-27.6 67 47.4 36.1-59.0
$25,000- 34,999 69 23 29.5 18.3-43.9 5 12.8 4.2-33.2 5 4.2 1.5-11.7 36 53.4 37.7-68.5
$35,000- 49,999 89 24 30.7 19.2-45.3 4 2.3 0.8- 6.5 11 11.4 5.9-20.8 50 55.6 42.1-68.3
$50,000-74,999 79 28 38.1 25.8-52.2 9 11.0 4.8-23.4 5 6.8 2.7-15.9 37 44.1 31.5-57.6
$75,000+ 92 31 35.1 24.3-47.6 7 6.3 2.8-13.6 4 3.3 1.2- 8.8 50 55.4 42.9-67.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 446 130 31.0 25.4-37.2 41 9.9 6.3-15.1 80 15.8 11.9-20.6 195 43.3 37.2-49.7
No 250 66 28.0 21.2-36.1 15 4.8 2.6- 8.7 14 4.6 2.5- 8.4 155 62.6 54.5-70.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 4 48.3 17.2-80.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.8 1.7-55.1 3 38.9 11.5-75.6
Non-Veteran 694 194 29.6 25.2-34.4 57 8.0 5.6-11.4 94 11.2 8.7-14.4 349 51.1 46.1-56.1

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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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