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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-WHITE FEMALES 683 89 12.3 9.4-15.9 54 7.3 5.1-10.3 19 2.4 1.1- 5.1 521 78.0 73.6-81.9
AGE
18-24 15 3 21.1 6.4-50.9 1 4.2 0.6-25.1 0 0.0 . - . 11 74.7 46.2-91.1
25-34 50 6 12.3 4.9-27.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 0 0.0 . - . 43 86.8 71.7-94.5
35-44 105 20 14.7 8.4-24.4 11 9.7 4.6-19.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 72 74.6 63.7-83.2
45-54 134 17 8.5 4.9-14.3 14 10.4 5.0-20.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 100 79.2 69.5-86.4
55-64 144 21 15.1 9.2-23.8 10 8.0 3.9-15.8 7 7.6 2.0-25.1 106 69.3 57.2-79.2
65-74 139 15 9.4 5.4-16.0 14 9.9 4.8-19.3 4 2.9 0.9- 8.7 106 77.7 68.1-85.1
75+ 92 7 8.4 3.4-19.1 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 3 2.3 0.7- 8.1 79 87.2 76.6-93.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 7 4.1 1.8- 9.0 9 9.2 3.7-20.9 6 7.4 1.9-25.5 97 79.3 64.7-88.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 194 23 10.6 6.6-16.7 16 8.4 4.1-16.2 6 2.4 1.0- 6.0 149 78.6 70.3-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 201 33 13.3 8.5-20.2 21 8.6 5.0-14.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 143 77.3 69.4-83.6
College Graduate 167 26 17.5 10.9-26.8 8 4.0 1.8- 8.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 131 78.0 68.6-85.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 10 6.6 3.3-12.7 15 12.5 7.0-21.6 9 4.4 2.1- 8.8 91 76.5 66.9-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 144 19 11.4 6.4-19.4 16 9.4 4.3-19.1 3 2.1 0.6- 7.3 106 77.1 66.6-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 67 11 21.4 10.1-39.9 5 5.6 1.9-14.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 50 71.5 54.2-84.2
$35,000- 49,999 89 16 15.4 8.1-27.2 7 5.7 2.4-13.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 65 78.6 66.6-87.1
$50,000-74,999 79 14 16.7 8.9-29.4 2 4.5 1.1-16.7 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 61 76.4 63.0-86.0
$75,000+ 92 11 12.9 6.2-24.7 2 2.9 0.7-11.4 0 0.0 . - . 79 84.3 72.3-91.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 425 61 14.1 10.2-19.1 48 11.5 7.8-16.4 18 4.0 1.8- 8.7 298 70.5 64.1-76.2
No 250 27 9.6 5.9-15.3 6 1.8 0.7- 4.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 216 88.3 82.5-92.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 2 29.0 7.2-68.2 1 6.8 0.9-37.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 64.2 27.9-89.3
Non-Veteran 675 87 12.1 9.2-15.7 53 7.3 5.1-10.4 19 2.4 1.1- 5.2 516 78.2 73.7-82.1

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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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