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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-WHITES 932 120 12.5 9.9-15.6 67 5.8 4.2- 7.9 34 3.6 2.1- 6.2 711 78.1 74.2-81.6
GENDER
Males 249 31 12.8 8.3-19.4 13 3.1 1.6- 6.1 15 5.8 2.7-11.9 190 78.2 70.4-84.5
Females 683 89 12.3 9.4-15.9 54 7.3 5.1-10.3 19 2.4 1.1- 5.1 521 78.0 73.6-81.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 1 7.4 0.9-40.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.6 2.0-59.4 9 78.0 38.5-95.2
Non-Hispanic 919 119 12.6 9.9-15.7 66 5.8 4.2- 8.0 33 3.5 2.0- 6.0 701 78.1 74.2-81.6
AGE
18-24 24 3 7.3 2.0-23.1 1 1.4 0.2-10.1 1 6.3 0.9-34.1 19 84.9 63.2-94.9
25-34 69 8 13.5 6.0-27.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 60 85.9 72.1-93.5
35-44 136 26 15.4 9.6-23.9 12 7.5 3.7-14.5 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8 96 76.4 67.1-83.7
45-54 188 25 10.4 6.6-16.0 17 9.0 4.8-16.3 6 3.4 1.4- 7.7 140 77.2 69.2-83.6
55-64 214 34 18.6 12.6-26.6 17 7.5 4.3-12.6 14 9.5 4.5-18.9 149 64.5 55.2-72.7
65-74 174 17 10.0 5.7-16.9 14 7.5 3.6-14.9 7 3.3 1.4- 7.6 136 79.2 70.7-85.7
75+ 122 7 5.8 2.4-13.7 5 2.7 1.1- 6.8 4 2.1 0.7- 6.1 106 89.3 81.5-94.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 12 8.0 4.1-15.1 13 8.0 3.9-15.8 13 9.8 4.5-20.1 134 74.1 63.5-82.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 32 10.8 6.9-16.5 20 5.6 3.0-10.3 9 4.1 1.3-12.0 204 79.5 71.4-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 257 42 15.2 10.0-22.5 22 6.3 3.7-10.5 7 1.6 0.5- 4.4 186 77.0 69.4-83.1
College Graduate 236 34 14.4 9.5-21.3 12 4.3 2.1- 8.5 4 1.1 0.3- 3.4 186 80.2 73.0-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 158 14 11.1 4.8-23.7 18 10.0 5.8-16.8 15 8.2 4.4-14.7 111 70.6 59.4-79.8
$15,000- 24,999 188 28 17.5 11.2-26.3 20 8.1 4.2-15.1 8 7.6 2.6-20.1 132 66.9 56.0-76.2
$25,000- 34,999 92 12 14.3 6.8-27.5 5 3.3 1.2- 9.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.2 72 79.9 67.0-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 122 20 14.8 8.6-24.2 7 4.0 1.7- 9.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 94 81.0 71.3-88.0
$50,000-74,999 122 19 12.0 6.8-20.1 3 3.7 1.2-11.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 98 82.9 73.8-89.3
$75,000+ 140 16 11.8 6.4-20.5 4 2.3 0.7- 6.7 2 1.2 0.2- 6.0 118 84.8 75.7-90.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 571 81 14.8 11.2-19.5 59 9.3 6.6-13.0 32 6.4 3.7-10.9 399 69.5 63.6-74.7
No 353 38 9.4 6.3-14.0 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2 305 88.8 84.1-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 102 14 15.0 8.4-25.5 10 6.6 3.2-13.0 4 2.8 0.9- 8.4 74 75.6 64.6-84.0
Non-Veteran 830 106 12.2 9.4-15.5 57 5.7 4.0- 8.0 30 3.7 2.1- 6.6 637 78.4 74.2-82.1

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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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