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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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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 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-WHITES 968 256 29.0 24.8-33.6 124 11.4 9.0-14.4 164 13.6 11.1-16.5 424 46.0 41.3-50.8
GENDER
Males 256 73 31.2 22.8-41.1 27 7.9 4.8-12.7 38 10.9 7.2-16.1 118 50.0 40.4-59.7
Females 712 183 27.8 23.6-32.5 97 13.4 10.2-17.2 126 15.1 12.0-18.8 306 43.7 38.9-48.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 3 35.6 10.2-72.8 0 0.0 . - . 4 23.3 6.4-57.5 5 41.1 13.6-75.6
Non-Hispanic 954 253 28.9 24.7-33.6 123 11.5 9.1-14.5 159 13.4 11.0-16.4 419 46.1 41.4-50.9
AGE
18-24 26 8 29.2 11.3-57.0 2 4.2 0.9-17.2 1 3.6 0.5-22.1 15 63.0 37.1-83.1
25-34 72 31 41.1 28.7-54.7 3 4.5 1.4-13.4 7 8.6 3.8-18.2 31 45.8 32.8-59.4
35-44 141 45 29.6 21.6-39.1 21 11.9 7.1-19.4 11 7.9 3.8-15.9 64 50.6 40.7-60.4
45-54 196 56 30.4 22.8-39.3 20 11.5 6.4-19.7 25 14.2 9.0-21.9 95 43.9 35.7-52.5
55-64 218 59 30.8 23.2-39.5 29 14.6 8.5-23.9 40 20.8 14.9-28.4 90 33.8 26.5-41.9
65-74 182 37 18.0 12.5-25.3 25 16.2 10.4-24.4 38 19.0 13.4-26.2 82 46.8 38.2-55.6
75+ 127 18 12.7 7.5-20.9 24 19.6 12.5-29.4 41 26.9 18.8-36.9 44 40.8 30.0-52.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 33 18.5 11.8-27.9 23 13.4 7.2-23.6 55 26.8 19.1-36.3 82 41.2 31.9-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 278 75 29.1 20.3-39.8 29 9.6 5.8-15.5 45 10.7 7.1-15.7 129 50.6 40.3-60.8
Some Post-H.S. 260 84 35.3 27.9-43.5 31 8.5 5.3-13.3 38 11.6 7.9-16.8 107 44.6 36.6-52.8
College Graduate 235 64 29.7 22.8-37.6 40 15.0 10.3-21.2 26 10.5 6.5-16.6 105 44.9 36.9-53.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 34 16.9 11.2-24.7 22 9.9 6.1-15.6 49 21.2 14.9-29.1 70 52.0 41.7-62.2
$15,000- 24,999 193 37 18.0 11.8-26.4 28 15.3 9.2-24.4 43 22.5 15.5-31.5 85 44.2 34.3-54.6
$25,000- 34,999 96 29 39.9 26.6-54.8 13 7.2 3.7-13.6 20 19.0 10.8-31.1 34 34.0 23.1-46.9
$35,000- 49,999 126 40 31.4 22.2-42.3 14 11.7 6.1-21.5 11 8.1 4.1-15.3 61 48.8 37.8-59.9
$50,000-74,999 122 42 38.2 28.0-49.5 11 6.9 3.4-13.6 13 6.9 3.7-12.4 56 48.0 37.2-59.0
$75,000+ 140 51 40.3 28.2-53.7 16 8.9 4.9-15.6 11 7.6 3.7-15.1 62 43.2 31.4-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 606 132 22.6 18.3-27.5 90 14.5 10.9-19.0 135 18.6 14.9-23.0 249 44.4 38.4-50.5
No 354 118 36.4 29.0-44.4 34 7.6 5.0-11.5 28 7.1 4.5-11.1 174 48.9 41.2-56.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 101 23 21.0 12.7-32.7 16 15.8 8.8-26.8 17 13.3 7.4-22.8 45 49.9 37.5-62.2
Non-Veteran 867 233 29.9 25.4-34.9 108 10.9 8.4-14.0 147 13.6 11.0-16.8 379 45.5 40.5-50.7

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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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