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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to PREVENT an asthma attack from occurring?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-14 days 15-24 days 25-30 days Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 229 20.5 17.2-24.3 53 3.6 2.6- 5.1 496 32.4 28.8-36.1 479 43.5 39.1-48.0
-WHITE FEMALES 714 120 20.0 16.1-24.5 33 4.1 2.7- 6.3 289 37.2 32.6-42.0 272 38.7 34.0-43.6
AGE
18-24 16 5 27.5 10.6-54.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 9.1 2.0-32.4 9 63.4 37.4-83.4
25-34 53 16 34.5 20.9-51.3 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 12 18.7 9.8-32.6 24 44.4 29.6-60.2
35-44 110 25 24.8 16.2-35.9 6 5.2 2.1-12.3 36 32.1 22.6-43.3 43 37.9 28.0-49.0
45-54 139 19 9.5 5.6-15.7 7 5.2 2.2-11.7 56 47.6 37.0-58.5 57 37.7 28.0-48.5
55-64 149 22 18.1 10.7-29.0 10 5.4 2.6-10.8 67 46.7 36.1-57.6 50 29.8 21.6-39.5
65-74 147 26 19.9 13.1-29.1 6 3.9 1.4-10.2 63 40.3 31.2-50.2 52 35.8 26.9-45.9
75+ 95 7 8.1 2.9-20.3 3 2.8 0.8- 8.9 51 54.1 40.8-66.9 34 35.0 23.1-49.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 16 12.4 6.9-21.2 7 4.7 2.0-10.6 62 46.8 34.6-59.4 52 36.1 25.1-48.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 205 30 18.3 12.1-26.8 9 3.2 1.4- 7.0 89 38.3 30.2-47.2 77 40.2 31.5-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 204 42 22.7 15.6-31.8 10 4.1 1.9- 8.6 72 33.0 25.3-41.7 80 40.3 31.8-49.3
College Graduate 167 32 23.9 15.8-34.3 7 4.8 2.0-11.1 66 34.4 26.3-43.6 62 37.0 28.1-46.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 18 17.3 9.6-29.0 9 6.7 3.1-13.7 69 46.4 35.9-57.1 43 29.7 21.2-39.9
$15,000- 24,999 148 20 13.8 8.0-22.7 7 3.2 1.2- 8.3 65 40.3 29.8-51.7 56 42.8 31.6-54.7
$25,000- 34,999 70 11 12.4 5.9-24.2 3 2.2 0.7- 7.3 25 33.2 21.1-48.0 31 52.1 36.8-67.1
$35,000- 49,999 90 12 19.6 10.0-34.7 5 4.2 1.7-10.2 35 37.1 25.6-50.3 38 39.1 27.2-52.4
$50,000-74,999 80 28 39.8 27.1-54.1 4 7.3 2.3-20.4 19 16.6 10.0-26.2 29 36.4 24.9-49.6
$75,000+ 91 12 16.6 8.2-30.6 4 4.9 1.6-13.7 40 44.6 32.7-57.1 35 33.9 23.3-46.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 456 78 19.0 14.5-24.5 24 5.0 3.1- 8.1 206 42.2 36.1-48.6 148 33.7 27.9-40.1
No 251 39 20.6 14.2-29.0 9 3.0 1.3- 6.6 80 30.1 23.5-37.6 123 46.4 38.5-54.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 2 22.6 4.9-62.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 40.7 13.3-75.4 2 36.7 10.1-75.0
Non-Veteran 706 118 19.9 16.0-24.5 33 4.2 2.7- 6.3 285 37.2 32.6-42.0 270 38.7 33.9-43.7

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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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