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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor,
nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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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%)
North Carolina 627 102 17.7 13.8-22.4 82 12.1 9.2-15.8 88 15.8 11.8-20.8 355 54.4 48.6-60.0
-WHITE FEMALES 366 54 16.7 12.2-22.3 44 11.3 7.8-16.1 51 14.7 10.0-21.1 217 57.3 50.4-63.9
AGE
18-24 7 2 24.3 5.6-63.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 75.7 36.6-94.4
25-34 29 6 31.4 14.8-54.8 4 8.3 2.8-22.3 5 17.3 6.6-38.2 14 43.0 25.0-63.1
35-44 64 13 17.3 9.6-29.2 6 8.0 3.0-19.3 10 17.6 8.4-33.2 35 57.1 42.5-70.6
45-54 73 7 11.1 4.9-23.2 15 22.3 12.0-37.6 7 11.4 3.9-28.9 44 55.2 40.1-69.4
55-64 83 9 12.2 5.9-23.4 9 7.8 3.8-15.2 13 17.7 7.2-37.6 52 62.3 46.5-75.8
65-74 73 15 19.9 11.5-32.4 5 12.7 4.9-29.3 8 9.4 4.2-19.5 45 58.0 43.8-71.0
75+ 34 1 1.6 0.2-10.7 4 9.1 3.2-22.9 8 25.2 11.6-46.2 21 64.2 44.4-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 14 19.2 9.6-34.6 6 7.8 3.2-17.7 14 33.0 16.9-54.3 32 40.0 24.8-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 92 12 14.9 7.9-26.3 14 16.6 8.1-31.0 8 5.8 2.6-12.4 58 62.7 49.2-74.5
Some Post-H.S. 117 15 14.8 8.4-24.7 13 10.2 5.1-19.6 15 10.3 5.8-17.6 74 64.7 53.4-74.7
College Graduate 90 13 18.5 9.9-32.0 11 10.7 5.5-19.7 14 14.7 7.5-26.9 52 56.1 43.1-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 11 16.9 8.0-32.1 10 8.6 4.2-16.7 15 15.7 8.7-26.8 41 58.8 44.4-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 72 9 13.8 6.6-26.5 7 9.9 4.3-21.2 9 23.2 10.4-44.0 47 53.2 37.6-68.2
$25,000- 34,999 39 4 12.4 4.2-31.4 3 3.9 1.2-11.9 8 17.1 7.7-33.5 24 66.6 47.7-81.4
$35,000- 49,999 42 3 11.8 3.2-35.3 4 6.0 1.9-17.0 8 15.0 6.2-32.3 27 67.2 47.2-82.4
$50,000-74,999 52 11 28.6 14.8-48.0 8 16.1 7.2-32.1 2 1.9 0.4- 7.4 31 53.4 36.4-69.6
$75,000+ 43 8 17.2 8.4-32.1 3 8.7 2.8-24.0 6 16.2 6.5-35.2 26 57.9 40.6-73.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 268 39 13.5 9.3-19.1 36 13.5 8.9-19.8 42 17.3 11.3-25.6 151 55.7 47.5-63.7
No 93 13 23.1 13.1-37.4 7 6.0 2.5-13.4 8 8.0 3.4-17.7 65 63.0 49.5-74.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 0 0.0 . - . 2 28.6 6.0-71.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 71.4 28.4-94.0
Non-Veteran 361 54 16.9 12.4-22.6 42 11.1 7.6-15.9 51 14.9 10.2-21.3 214 57.1 50.2-63.8

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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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