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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,213 319 34.6 30.3-39.2 128 15.7 12.0-20.1 280 23.5 20.3-27.0 486 26.2 23.2-29.5
-WHITE FEMALES 692 163 30.7 26.0-35.8 69 13.7 10.3-18.0 170 25.5 21.5-30.0 290 30.1 26.1-34.4
AGE
18-24 16 11 70.2 42.5-88.3 5 29.8 11.7-57.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 55 29 51.8 36.6-66.7 16 30.8 18.4-46.6 10 17.5 8.6-32.1 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 111 28 23.0 15.2-33.1 18 15.5 9.1-25.2 55 53.0 42.0-63.8 10 8.5 4.1-16.8
45-54 139 34 28.7 19.6-40.0 11 9.3 4.1-19.5 50 29.7 21.5-39.5 44 32.3 23.0-43.2
55-64 146 26 22.5 13.3-35.5 9 5.0 2.1-11.1 25 14.9 9.6-22.5 86 57.6 46.3-68.1
65-74 138 19 18.4 11.0-29.1 5 3.5 1.2- 9.3 22 14.7 9.2-22.7 92 63.5 52.9-72.9
75+ 82 15 17.5 10.1-28.6 5 7.5 2.6-19.5 5 7.2 2.7-17.9 57 67.8 54.9-78.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 18 24.1 13.4-39.6 15 22.3 12.4-36.9 27 21.5 13.4-32.8 62 32.0 22.1-43.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 200 43 26.1 18.5-35.5 17 9.5 4.5-18.9 51 27.2 20.0-35.7 89 37.3 29.2-46.1
Some Post-H.S. 200 54 34.5 26.1-44.0 12 8.0 4.3-14.6 45 23.2 16.3-32.0 89 34.2 26.6-42.8
College Graduate 169 48 35.1 26.1-45.3 25 18.3 11.8-27.2 47 28.7 20.7-38.3 49 17.9 12.6-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 129 26 20.8 13.2-31.2 11 10.2 5.1-19.5 31 31.4 21.5-43.3 61 37.6 27.7-48.7
$15,000- 24,999 144 27 24.1 15.1-36.2 18 21.5 11.6-36.3 36 22.6 15.2-32.4 63 31.8 23.1-41.9
$25,000- 34,999 70 14 27.1 14.4-45.1 5 16.5 6.4-36.4 18 27.8 16.9-42.3 33 28.6 18.6-41.3
$35,000- 49,999 91 23 27.6 17.5-40.5 8 14.2 6.7-27.5 23 31.3 19.5-46.0 37 27.0 17.9-38.6
$50,000-74,999 76 17 31.7 19.5-47.2 9 15.6 7.7-29.1 19 19.0 11.1-30.5 31 33.7 22.5-47.1
$75,000+ 95 31 38.3 26.8-51.3 12 10.7 5.8-18.9 28 34.3 23.5-47.0 24 16.8 10.4-25.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 437 87 22.6 17.5-28.7 49 16.4 11.6-22.8 99 24.1 19.1-29.9 202 36.9 31.2-43.0
No 246 76 43.5 35.4-51.9 19 9.4 5.7-15.1 68 27.2 20.7-34.8 83 19.9 15.3-25.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 3 35.4 10.6-71.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 52.9 20.2-83.3 2 11.7 2.3-42.5
Non-Veteran 684 160 30.6 25.9-35.8 69 13.8 10.4-18.2 167 25.3 21.2-29.8 288 30.3 26.2-34.6

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*These data apply to those who have been told by a health professional that they EVER had 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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