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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-WHITE FEMALES

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-WHITE FEMALES 704 227 36.8 32.0-41.9 477 63.2 58.1-68.0
AGE
18-24 15 9 68.1 42.0-86.3 6 31.9 13.7-58.0
25-34 51 23 46.8 31.4-62.9 28 53.2 37.1-68.6
35-44 109 33 29.3 20.2-40.4 76 70.7 59.6-79.8
45-54 135 50 40.7 30.4-51.8 85 59.3 48.2-69.6
55-64 148 45 30.5 22.0-40.5 103 69.5 59.5-78.0
65-74 145 42 33.4 24.3-44.0 103 66.6 56.0-75.7
75+ 96 21 23.7 14.7-35.9 75 76.3 64.1-85.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 38 35.4 24.4-48.2 99 64.6 51.8-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 200 52 27.4 19.6-36.9 148 72.6 63.1-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 200 74 39.6 31.0-49.0 126 60.4 51.0-69.0
College Graduate 165 63 44.1 34.5-54.0 102 55.9 46.0-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 46 35.9 26.1-47.0 90 64.1 53.0-73.9
$15,000- 24,999 149 42 38.7 27.3-51.4 107 61.3 48.6-72.7
$25,000- 34,999 69 20 36.0 22.2-52.6 49 64.0 47.4-77.8
$35,000- 49,999 89 32 33.7 22.7-46.7 57 66.3 53.3-77.3
$50,000-74,999 80 32 40.0 27.9-53.5 48 60.0 46.5-72.1
$75,000+ 88 32 41.3 29.3-54.6 56 58.7 45.4-70.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 449 147 38.6 32.4-45.1 302 61.4 54.9-67.6
No 249 76 32.9 25.6-41.2 173 67.1 58.8-74.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 2 29.0 7.2-68.2 6 71.0 31.8-92.8
Non-Veteran 696 225 36.9 32.1-42.0 471 63.1 58.0-67.9

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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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