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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-WHITES 982 498 49.6 44.9-54.2 484 50.4 45.8-55.1
GENDER
Males 259 120 42.5 33.8-51.8 139 57.5 48.2-66.2
Females 723 378 53.4 48.5-58.3 345 46.6 41.7-51.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 6 55.3 23.2-83.5 8 44.7 16.5-76.8
Non-Hispanic 966 491 49.5 44.8-54.2 475 50.5 45.8-55.2
AGE
18-24 26 10 29.3 13.6-52.0 16 70.7 48.0-86.4
25-34 72 39 49.5 36.3-62.8 33 50.5 37.2-63.7
35-44 143 84 56.9 46.9-66.4 59 43.1 33.6-53.1
45-54 194 105 54.8 46.0-63.3 89 45.2 36.7-54.0
55-64 223 127 61.2 52.7-69.0 96 38.8 31.0-47.3
65-74 187 88 44.6 36.3-53.2 99 55.4 46.8-63.7
75+ 131 42 26.7 19.0-36.2 89 73.3 63.8-81.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 96 51.1 41.4-60.8 105 48.9 39.2-58.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 282 128 40.5 31.6-50.2 154 59.5 49.8-68.4
Some Post-H.S. 261 150 57.3 49.1-65.0 111 42.7 35.0-50.9
College Graduate 236 123 51.9 43.7-59.9 113 48.1 40.1-56.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 182 101 55.4 44.9-65.3 81 44.6 34.7-55.1
$15,000- 24,999 196 99 54.0 43.9-63.8 97 46.0 36.2-56.1
$25,000- 34,999 96 51 49.3 36.0-62.7 45 50.7 37.3-64.0
$35,000- 49,999 124 56 45.8 34.9-57.1 68 54.2 42.9-65.1
$50,000-74,999 123 74 58.6 47.4-69.0 49 41.4 31.0-52.6
$75,000+ 141 67 44.5 33.0-56.6 74 55.5 43.4-67.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 621 355 58.7 52.7-64.5 266 41.3 35.5-47.3
No 353 138 37.1 30.5-44.3 215 62.9 55.7-69.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 43 43.3 31.6-55.7 60 56.7 44.3-68.4
Non-Veteran 879 455 50.3 45.3-55.3 424 49.7 44.7-54.7

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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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