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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-WHITE FEMALES 512 90 18.8 14.5-23.9 55 10.8 7.8-14.8 43 6.4 4.4- 9.2 47 9.1 6.1-13.5 277 54.9 49.0-60.6
AGE
18-24 13 4 28.3 9.7-59.1 1 6.3 0.9-34.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 8 65.4 35.9-86.5
25-34 35 7 23.1 10.3-44.0 3 5.1 1.4-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.5 2.2-22.8 22 64.3 44.6-80.2
35-44 80 18 19.5 11.5-30.9 9 15.6 7.6-29.3 8 9.3 4.2-19.6 7 5.5 2.5-11.6 38 50.2 37.7-62.6
45-54 101 19 17.5 9.4-30.3 15 16.7 9.8-27.2 8 6.0 2.8-12.5 14 17.2 8.9-30.6 45 42.5 30.8-55.2
55-64 117 17 17.4 10.3-28.1 11 5.6 2.8-10.8 14 10.5 5.4-19.5 12 13.3 5.0-30.7 63 53.2 40.6-65.4
65-74 105 18 18.9 11.1-30.2 13 13.0 6.8-23.3 7 4.9 2.3-10.3 7 6.0 2.7-13.2 60 57.2 45.5-68.1
75+ 59 7 7.5 3.3-16.0 3 4.4 1.3-13.8 5 7.2 2.6-18.3 4 3.7 1.3-10.0 40 77.2 63.9-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 110 12 8.4 4.0-16.8 17 19.3 10.5-32.8 12 6.9 3.6-13.0 16 22.1 11.5-38.4 53 43.3 30.3-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 149 24 17.5 10.4-27.9 15 9.0 4.8-16.0 15 9.0 4.9-16.1 13 6.7 3.4-12.9 82 57.7 46.9-67.8
Some Post-H.S. 136 24 19.0 11.5-29.9 17 12.9 7.5-21.5 11 8.1 3.7-16.6 13 7.9 4.2-14.4 71 52.0 41.2-62.7
College Graduate 115 30 28.5 19.0-40.3 6 3.8 1.5- 9.1 5 1.5 0.6- 3.9 5 2.2 0.8- 5.6 69 64.0 52.4-74.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 13 10.5 5.2-20.3 19 19.6 11.2-32.1 19 12.6 7.5-20.6 16 16.1 9.0-27.1 51 41.2 30.2-53.1
$15,000- 24,999 102 14 12.9 6.5-24.1 13 15.5 7.6-29.0 6 6.5 2.1-17.8 15 14.2 6.3-28.7 54 50.9 36.8-64.9
$25,000- 34,999 49 11 16.1 7.7-30.7 3 6.8 1.9-21.9 4 7.4 2.3-21.7 5 8.8 3.4-21.3 26 60.8 43.6-75.7
$35,000- 49,999 63 16 26.7 15.2-42.5 5 4.7 1.7-12.2 5 5.0 1.8-12.9 3 6.5 1.9-20.0 34 57.2 41.7-71.4
$50,000-74,999 56 15 29.1 15.8-47.5 4 7.7 2.3-22.6 2 4.5 0.9-20.2 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 34 57.7 40.7-73.0
$75,000+ 60 11 19.4 10.2-33.7 4 5.1 1.7-14.3 3 4.4 1.0-16.7 0 0.0 . - . 42 71.1 56.5-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 354 59 16.9 12.3-22.8 48 14.5 10.2-20.2 37 8.1 5.3-12.1 38 11.7 7.4-18.1 172 48.8 41.6-56.0
No 154 30 21.9 14.1-32.3 7 4.0 1.7- 9.1 5 2.3 0.9- 5.7 9 4.3 2.0- 9.0 103 67.6 57.3-76.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 7 1 18.9 2.6-66.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.1 1.0-42.9 5 73.0 31.3-94.2
Non-Veteran 505 89 18.8 14.5-23.9 55 10.9 7.9-15.0 43 6.4 4.4- 9.3 46 9.1 6.1-13.6 272 54.7 48.8-60.5

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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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