SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,213 319 34.6 30.3-39.2 128 15.7 12.0-20.1 280 23.5 20.3-27.0 486 26.2 23.2-29.5
-WHITES 947 235 32.7 28.0-37.8 96 14.9 11.3-19.4 212 23.5 20.0-27.4 404 28.9 25.4-32.7
GENDER
Males 255 72 36.5 26.9-47.2 27 17.1 9.8-28.0 42 19.7 13.9-27.3 114 26.7 20.6-33.9
Females 692 163 30.7 26.0-35.8 69 13.7 10.3-18.0 170 25.5 21.5-30.0 290 30.1 26.1-34.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 6 27.5 9.2-58.6 1 17.6 2.6-63.3 4 40.8 14.0-74.6 3 14.0 3.7-41.0
Non-Hispanic 932 229 32.9 28.1-38.0 95 14.9 11.2-19.4 208 23.1 19.7-27.0 400 29.1 25.6-33.0
AGE
18-24 26 18 70.8 42.5-88.8 8 29.2 11.2-57.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 72 41 58.6 45.1-71.0 18 23.9 14.5-36.8 13 17.4 9.6-29.6 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 144 34 18.8 12.8-26.7 26 18.3 11.9-27.1 72 54.7 44.9-64.2 12 8.2 4.1-15.6
45-54 192 53 29.7 22.1-38.5 17 11.1 6.0-19.5 62 29.1 22.1-37.2 60 30.1 22.7-38.7
55-64 220 48 23.2 16.2-32.1 16 9.3 4.8-17.3 29 11.8 7.8-17.6 127 55.7 46.8-64.2
65-74 176 22 16.6 10.1-25.8 6 3.7 1.5- 9.1 28 15.5 10.2-23.0 120 64.2 54.8-72.6
75+ 111 18 14.7 8.7-23.9 5 5.1 1.8-13.8 5 4.9 1.8-12.6 83 75.3 64.7-83.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 179 28 22.5 14.0-34.0 19 18.2 10.7-29.1 36 23.0 15.6-32.5 96 36.4 27.9-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 67 36.1 25.8-47.9 26 14.0 6.7-27.1 55 17.6 12.5-24.2 122 32.3 24.7-41.0
Some Post-H.S. 260 75 37.2 29.5-45.7 16 8.8 5.0-15.0 57 24.3 17.9-32.1 112 29.7 23.5-36.7
College Graduate 237 65 30.9 23.7-39.1 35 19.9 14.0-27.6 64 29.8 22.7-38.0 73 19.4 14.7-25.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 37 29.9 19.5-42.9 11 6.9 3.4-13.5 36 26.1 17.9-36.4 81 37.1 27.9-47.3
$15,000- 24,999 190 41 27.0 18.2-38.1 23 20.2 11.9-32.0 42 21.5 14.9-29.9 84 31.3 23.7-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 97 20 27.9 16.2-43.7 8 16.4 7.8-31.2 22 26.3 16.4-39.5 47 29.3 20.2-40.4
$35,000- 49,999 124 35 28.8 20.1-39.5 12 14.0 7.6-24.5 29 29.8 19.8-42.2 48 27.3 19.3-37.1
$50,000-74,999 118 28 28.8 19.5-40.3 14 15.1 8.5-25.5 29 27.5 18.3-39.2 47 28.6 20.5-38.3
$75,000+ 144 47 44.0 31.7-57.2 19 12.7 7.4-21.0 37 25.5 17.3-35.9 41 17.8 11.8-25.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 123 23.4 18.7-29.0 64 18.4 12.8-25.5 119 21.3 17.2-26.2 285 36.9 31.8-42.3
No 347 112 45.6 37.7-53.7 31 10.2 6.9-14.9 90 25.9 20.2-32.6 114 18.3 14.3-23.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 18 14.9 8.6-24.5 4 9.4 3.3-23.7 18 26.7 16.4-40.4 63 49.0 37.0-61.1
Non-Veteran 844 217 34.8 29.7-40.2 92 15.5 11.6-20.4 194 23.1 19.5-27.2 341 26.6 23.1-30.5

Back to Adult Asthma History.

*These data apply to those who had been told they EVER had 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook