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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE FEMALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,237 339 31.4 27.1-36.0 263 21.5 18.1-25.3 248 19.8 16.6-23.3 137 10.0 8.0-12.4 250 17.3 14.7-20.4
-WHITE FEMALES 702 193 28.3 23.9-33.0 163 24.2 20.1-28.9 141 21.0 17.2-25.3 73 10.3 7.7-13.6 132 16.2 13.1-20.0
AGE
18-24 16 2 11.1 2.4-38.8 8 53.0 28.1-76.5 3 18.7 5.3-48.4 3 17.2 5.2-43.7 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 53 17 34.6 21.2-51.0 20 42.5 27.8-58.7 7 8.8 3.7-19.2 2 4.0 1.0-15.1 7 10.1 4.1-22.7
35-44 110 28 26.8 17.7-38.3 20 12.3 7.4-19.7 28 29.3 20.3-40.4 12 11.6 6.2-20.8 22 20.0 12.6-30.3
45-54 138 38 31.5 22.1-42.7 32 17.7 11.8-25.7 30 23.1 14.7-34.3 14 8.1 4.4-14.5 24 19.6 12.3-29.8
55-64 148 29 18.4 12.2-26.8 31 24.2 14.8-37.0 37 27.7 19.2-38.2 17 10.9 6.0-18.9 34 18.8 12.6-27.1
65-74 139 40 31.8 23.0-42.2 32 23.9 16.6-33.3 30 21.2 14.2-30.4 12 7.8 4.1-14.1 25 15.3 9.7-23.2
75+ 93 36 36.4 25.3-49.3 19 20.2 12.2-31.6 6 4.7 2.0-10.7 13 22.0 11.1-38.9 19 16.7 9.9-26.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 24 14.2 7.7-24.9 22 14.5 7.5-26.4 30 21.9 13.5-33.6 22 18.9 10.8-31.0 38 30.4 20.1-43.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 197 52 25.8 18.9-34.1 45 27.4 19.1-37.7 43 22.0 15.3-30.4 16 6.2 3.3-11.2 41 18.6 13.0-26.0
Some Post-H.S. 201 65 34.7 26.4-43.9 43 21.6 14.9-30.3 38 21.2 14.7-29.7 18 8.4 4.8-14.4 37 14.1 9.5-20.4
College Graduate 167 52 33.6 24.7-43.8 53 30.3 22.3-39.7 29 18.8 12.2-27.9 17 10.5 6.2-17.2 16 6.8 3.8-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 17 11.6 6.8-19.0 17 14.4 7.6-25.7 34 23.9 16.0-34.0 19 15.8 8.9-26.5 46 34.4 24.9-45.3
$15,000- 24,999 143 43 25.5 17.5-35.7 38 26.2 16.6-38.7 23 20.4 12.1-32.3 15 9.6 4.9-18.0 24 18.3 10.7-29.5
$25,000- 34,999 70 21 30.5 17.5-47.7 16 20.9 11.6-34.6 13 23.3 11.8-40.9 6 7.6 2.9-18.2 14 17.7 9.7-30.1
$35,000- 49,999 91 28 29.8 19.0-43.4 24 26.5 16.3-39.9 18 21.5 12.6-34.3 6 5.9 2.2-15.0 15 16.4 9.0-27.8
$50,000-74,999 80 22 31.5 20.2-45.5 22 28.9 17.7-43.3 20 20.3 12.2-31.7 10 14.0 7.1-25.9 6 5.3 2.2-12.5
$75,000+ 91 32 39.1 27.2-52.5 24 22.0 14.0-32.8 19 23.7 14.7-36.0 9 8.9 4.2-18.1 7 6.2 2.7-13.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 445 94 20.4 15.8-25.9 93 20.4 15.6-26.3 92 24.1 18.9-30.1 57 14.1 10.2-19.3 109 21.0 16.6-26.2
No 250 96 39.2 31.6-47.5 70 30.5 23.4-38.6 46 16.0 11.2-22.3 16 5.1 2.9- 8.6 22 9.2 5.5-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 1 16.2 2.3-61.8 2 11.7 2.3-42.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.0 2.4-63.1 4 55.1 21.4-84.7
Non-Veteran 694 192 28.4 24.0-33.1 161 24.3 20.1-29.1 141 21.2 17.4-25.5 72 10.3 7.7-13.6 128 15.9 12.7-19.6

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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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