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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-WHITES 695 119 20.1 15.5-25.7 73 10.3 7.7-13.6 57 6.1 4.5- 8.4 69 10.6 7.5-14.7 377 52.9 47.2-58.4
GENDER
Males 183 29 22.5 13.1-36.0 18 9.4 5.3-16.1 14 5.7 3.1-10.3 22 13.1 7.2-22.7 100 49.2 37.8-60.8
Females 512 90 18.8 14.5-23.9 55 10.8 7.8-14.8 43 6.4 4.4- 9.2 47 9.1 6.1-13.5 277 54.9 49.0-60.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 17.7 2.1-68.2 1 25.4 3.2-77.6 4 56.9 14.4-91.2
Non-Hispanic 688 119 20.3 15.6-26.0 73 10.4 7.8-13.8 56 6.0 4.3- 8.3 67 10.3 7.2-14.5 373 52.9 47.2-58.5
AGE
18-24 20 6 32.1 10.4-65.8 2 4.7 1.0-18.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.5 1.2-42.4 11 54.7 25.7-80.8
25-34 49 11 28.0 15.0-46.2 4 4.6 1.6-12.7 1 1.8 0.3-12.1 4 10.5 3.2-29.2 29 55.0 38.2-70.7
35-44 99 23 19.7 12.4-29.7 13 18.3 10.3-30.5 8 7.1 3.2-15.3 7 4.2 1.9- 9.0 48 50.7 39.2-62.0
45-54 142 24 15.9 9.5-25.4 22 15.5 9.8-23.7 11 7.4 3.8-13.9 18 13.6 7.7-23.1 67 47.5 37.5-57.7
55-64 171 25 18.0 11.4-27.1 16 7.3 3.8-13.6 20 9.8 5.8-16.1 22 18.6 10.8-30.2 88 46.3 36.6-56.3
65-74 133 22 19.6 12.1-30.1 13 9.7 5.1-17.9 11 7.7 4.0-14.1 12 7.5 4.0-13.4 75 55.5 45.2-65.4
75+ 79 8 6.4 3.0-13.0 3 3.0 0.9- 9.7 5 5.0 1.8-12.9 5 3.8 1.5- 9.4 58 81.9 71.8-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 18 10.7 6.0-18.6 22 17.5 10.4-28.0 14 6.3 3.5-11.1 26 22.6 13.8-34.7 72 42.9 32.4-54.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 194 34 24.7 14.0-39.7 20 9.5 5.3-16.6 21 8.1 4.7-13.7 17 8.2 3.6-17.5 102 49.5 36.9-62.2
Some Post-H.S. 183 30 17.7 11.5-26.2 20 10.2 6.1-16.6 12 6.1 3.0-12.3 17 10.1 5.0-19.2 104 55.9 46.3-65.1
College Graduate 164 37 24.3 16.8-33.8 11 5.9 2.9-11.6 10 3.7 1.8- 7.7 9 4.8 1.9-11.8 97 61.3 51.6-70.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 17 12.4 6.7-21.7 23 16.2 9.6-26.0 21 11.0 6.6-17.8 25 21.1 12.4-33.5 62 39.4 29.0-50.9
$15,000- 24,999 137 19 14.2 7.9-24.2 16 13.5 7.2-23.9 11 7.0 3.2-14.4 22 20.4 11.0-34.6 69 44.9 33.2-57.2
$25,000- 34,999 65 14 24.5 11.3-45.1 3 4.3 1.2-14.5 4 4.7 1.4-14.4 7 8.3 3.6-17.7 37 58.3 41.1-73.8
$35,000- 49,999 84 20 25.8 16.0-38.9 11 12.5 6.4-23.1 5 3.7 1.4- 9.7 3 4.9 1.4-15.4 45 53.1 40.1-65.7
$50,000-74,999 84 19 23.6 13.6-37.7 5 4.6 1.5-13.5 4 4.8 1.5-14.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 55 66.4 52.4-78.0
$75,000+ 94 17 27.7 13.2-49.1 5 5.7 1.8-16.3 8 7.6 3.4-16.0 4 5.2 1.5-16.7 60 54.0 37.9-69.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 472 75 15.9 11.9-21.0 60 12.5 9.1-16.9 48 7.9 5.5-11.2 59 15.1 10.5-21.3 230 48.5 41.6-55.4
No 219 43 27.1 17.6-39.3 13 6.7 3.5-12.5 8 2.5 1.1- 5.5 10 2.7 1.3- 5.6 145 60.9 50.2-70.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 69 8 12.8 5.5-27.1 4 6.1 1.8-18.9 9 12.2 5.8-23.7 5 7.2 2.5-19.2 43 61.7 46.8-74.6
Non-Veteran 626 111 20.9 15.9-27.0 69 10.8 8.0-14.4 48 5.5 3.8- 7.8 64 10.9 7.6-15.5 334 51.9 45.9-57.9

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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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