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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

During the past 12 months, besides emergency room visits, how many times did you see a doctor,
nurse or other health professional for urgent treatment of worsening asthma symptoms?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 627 102 17.7 13.8-22.4 82 12.1 9.2-15.8 88 15.8 11.8-20.8 355 54.4 48.6-60.0
-WHITES 484 77 17.4 13.4-22.2 56 10.7 7.7-14.8 65 14.7 10.5-20.3 286 57.2 51.1-63.0
GENDER
Males 118 23 19.0 11.8-29.2 12 9.4 4.5-18.5 14 14.8 7.2-27.9 69 56.8 44.8-68.1
Females 366 54 16.7 12.2-22.3 44 11.3 7.8-16.1 51 14.7 10.0-21.1 217 57.3 50.4-63.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 3 28.4 6.3-70.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 22.4 2.9-73.2 2 49.3 12.3-87.0
Non-Hispanic 477 74 17.2 13.2-22.1 56 10.9 7.9-15.0 64 14.6 10.3-20.3 283 57.2 51.1-63.1
AGE
18-24 10 2 13.1 3.0-42.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 21.0 3.2-68.0 7 65.9 29.3-90.0
25-34 38 9 29.0 15.2-48.2 6 14.3 5.4-32.8 5 11.8 4.4-28.0 18 44.8 27.8-63.1
35-44 82 16 16.4 9.6-26.6 6 5.8 2.2-14.4 11 16.1 8.0-29.6 49 61.7 48.7-73.3
45-54 104 11 12.8 6.6-23.4 17 18.3 10.4-30.1 9 11.1 4.7-24.0 67 57.8 45.3-69.4
55-64 125 19 18.6 10.9-29.8 14 8.5 4.9-14.4 19 16.4 8.4-29.7 73 56.5 44.7-67.7
65-74 83 16 17.7 10.3-28.7 8 13.5 6.1-27.5 12 13.9 7.4-24.7 47 54.9 41.7-67.3
75+ 39 3 10.7 2.8-32.8 4 7.5 2.7-19.4 8 20.9 9.5-39.9 24 60.9 42.2-76.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 18 20.1 11.3-33.4 11 14.2 6.5-28.2 18 27.8 14.9-45.9 41 37.9 25.2-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 123 18 16.8 9.8-27.1 16 11.7 5.9-21.8 10 12.2 4.5-28.9 79 59.4 46.4-71.1
Some Post-H.S. 149 22 14.6 9.1-22.6 15 8.7 4.6-16.0 16 8.5 4.8-14.6 96 68.2 58.4-76.5
College Graduate 123 19 19.3 11.5-30.6 14 10.0 5.5-17.4 21 15.8 9.3-25.5 69 54.9 43.9-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 96 12 12.2 5.7-24.1 14 10.6 5.6-19.2 17 12.3 6.9-21.0 53 64.9 51.6-76.2
$15,000- 24,999 94 15 16.4 9.1-27.8 10 10.0 4.9-19.5 11 24.5 11.8-44.0 58 49.1 35.5-62.9
$25,000- 34,999 51 6 12.1 5.0-26.5 3 2.5 0.8- 7.9 9 13.4 6.4-26.1 33 72.0 56.3-83.6
$35,000- 49,999 54 5 13.3 4.9-31.5 6 7.3 3.0-16.7 9 14.1 6.3-28.6 34 65.3 48.3-79.2
$50,000-74,999 73 18 28.6 17.1-43.6 8 11.0 4.9-22.8 3 1.8 0.6- 5.7 44 58.7 44.1-71.8
$75,000+ 67 10 17.5 8.8-31.9 6 12.2 5.0-27.0 11 18.1 9.1-32.7 40 52.2 38.0-66.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 343 52 14.6 10.4-20.0 44 12.4 8.6-17.5 53 17.6 12.0-25.2 194 55.4 48.0-62.6
No 136 23 22.3 14.5-32.7 11 7.3 3.3-15.6 11 8.5 4.0-17.0 91 61.9 51.0-71.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 8 19.9 8.5-39.9 3 4.0 1.2-12.6 6 8.9 3.6-20.2 24 67.2 48.5-81.6
Non-Veteran 443 69 17.1 13.0-22.2 53 11.4 8.1-15.8 59 15.3 10.7-21.4 262 56.2 49.8-62.3

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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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