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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many times did you visit an emergency room
or urgent care center because of 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%)
North Carolina 639 85 14.7 10.1-20.9 62 11.0 8.1-14.9 34 7.3 4.6-11.4 458 67.0 60.8-72.6
-WHITE FEMALES 372 43 10.3 7.1-14.8 25 8.4 5.2-13.3 12 3.9 1.6- 9.0 292 77.4 71.1-82.7
AGE
18-24 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
25-34 30 4 18.9 6.9-42.3 2 6.7 1.2-28.8 3 4.6 1.3-14.8 21 69.9 48.1-85.3
35-44 65 5 7.1 2.7-17.4 6 12.0 5.3-25.2 3 5.5 1.1-23.3 51 75.4 60.4-86.0
45-54 72 10 8.5 4.1-16.5 8 13.9 5.8-29.6 1 6.1 0.9-32.0 53 71.6 54.9-83.9
55-64 84 9 7.9 3.7-15.9 2 3.1 0.7-12.3 2 1.4 0.3- 6.4 71 87.6 78.0-93.4
65-74 77 9 13.3 6.6-24.9 5 8.1 3.3-18.8 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 61 77.0 64.3-86.2
75+ 34 6 24.2 10.1-47.7 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 26 71.1 48.9-86.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 68 4 6.3 2.0-17.8 2 1.9 0.4- 8.7 5 15.2 4.9-38.2 57 76.7 56.7-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 95 15 15.4 7.8-28.2 8 14.0 6.0-29.2 4 3.1 1.0- 9.0 68 67.5 53.2-79.2
Some Post-H.S. 118 13 7.6 4.1-13.6 10 10.4 5.2-19.8 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 92 81.0 71.4-87.9
College Graduate 90 10 11.4 5.5-22.1 5 6.0 2.0-16.2 0 0.0 . - . 75 82.7 70.8-90.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 7 6.4 2.7-14.5 4 5.0 1.6-14.6 7 6.8 2.9-15.2 62 81.8 70.6-89.4
$15,000- 24,999 74 14 17.0 9.1-29.4 6 14.3 6.1-30.1 3 14.0 4.1-37.9 51 54.7 39.1-69.5
$25,000- 34,999 38 4 6.3 2.1-17.3 2 6.4 1.6-22.9 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 31 85.9 70.6-93.9
$35,000- 49,999 43 7 20.5 8.1-43.1 2 6.8 1.4-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 34 72.7 50.7-87.3
$50,000-74,999 53 5 10.2 4.1-23.1 2 4.6 1.0-19.1 0 0.0 . - . 46 85.2 70.7-93.2
$75,000+ 43 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 41 96.5 85.8-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 272 31 8.7 5.8-12.8 22 10.3 6.2-16.6 10 4.9 1.9-12.4 209 76.1 68.5-82.4
No 95 12 15.0 7.5-27.8 3 4.3 1.1-15.2 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 79 80.3 67.1-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 5 2 46.7 12.3-84.5 1 18.7 2.5-67.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 34.7 7.4-77.8
Non-Veteran 367 41 9.9 6.7-14.4 24 8.3 5.1-13.2 12 3.9 1.6- 9.1 290 77.9 71.5-83.2

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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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