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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITES

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,237 339 31.4 27.1-36.0 263 21.5 18.1-25.3 248 19.8 16.6-23.3 137 10.0 8.0-12.4 250 17.3 14.7-20.4
-WHITES 949 256 28.0 23.9-32.5 213 23.4 19.4-28.0 194 21.0 17.2-25.4 91 9.0 7.0-11.6 195 18.5 15.4-22.2
GENDER
Males 247 63 27.5 19.6-37.2 50 22.0 14.3-32.2 53 21.1 13.6-31.2 18 6.6 3.8-11.1 63 22.8 16.3-30.9
Females 702 193 28.3 23.9-33.0 163 24.2 20.1-28.9 141 21.0 17.2-25.3 73 10.3 7.7-13.6 132 16.2 13.1-20.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 6 42.6 14.6-76.3 2 24.0 4.3-68.9 3 20.6 5.5-53.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.8 1.8-54.9
Non-Hispanic 936 250 27.8 23.7-32.3 211 23.4 19.4-28.0 191 21.0 17.2-25.5 91 9.1 7.1-11.7 193 18.6 15.4-22.2
AGE
18-24 26 5 24.9 9.1-52.1 10 34.9 15.4-61.2 5 22.1 6.4-53.9 3 6.0 1.7-18.9 3 12.3 3.5-35.2
25-34 71 22 31.8 20.6-45.5 24 37.5 25.1-51.7 12 13.0 6.9-23.2 3 4.0 1.3-12.0 10 13.7 6.5-26.9
35-44 142 39 32.3 23.3-42.8 29 16.9 10.8-25.3 37 27.2 19.5-36.6 12 8.2 4.3-15.0 25 15.5 9.9-23.4
45-54 191 51 28.0 20.6-36.7 42 16.7 11.8-23.0 39 22.4 15.4-31.3 22 11.8 7.4-18.3 37 21.2 14.8-29.4
55-64 218 44 17.6 12.6-23.9 48 24.0 16.8-33.2 48 22.2 15.9-30.2 23 10.4 6.1-17.3 55 25.7 18.9-34.0
65-74 174 47 29.1 21.6-38.0 36 21.4 15.0-29.4 41 23.6 16.9-31.9 15 8.2 4.7-13.9 35 17.7 12.2-25.1
75+ 121 44 34.2 24.6-45.3 23 18.3 11.5-27.7 12 9.5 4.8-18.0 13 15.4 7.5-29.0 29 22.6 15.0-32.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 34 17.3 10.7-26.6 28 15.0 8.9-24.1 41 20.7 13.9-29.8 24 14.1 8.3-23.1 61 32.9 24.3-42.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 76 27.3 19.3-37.2 62 26.5 17.7-37.7 57 23.0 14.6-34.2 20 5.1 2.8- 9.0 55 18.1 12.3-25.9
Some Post-H.S. 256 75 32.1 24.7-40.4 58 22.3 16.2-29.8 49 19.2 13.9-26.0 25 9.6 5.9-15.1 49 16.8 11.5-23.9
College Graduate 234 71 31.9 24.5-40.4 65 26.5 20.0-34.2 46 20.4 14.6-27.7 22 9.7 6.2-15.0 30 11.5 7.4-17.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 22 14.5 7.8-25.2 21 14.0 8.0-23.4 40 18.8 12.7-26.9 21 12.2 6.9-20.5 64 40.5 30.3-51.7
$15,000- 24,999 188 53 22.4 16.0-30.6 43 20.8 13.5-30.6 36 23.6 15.9-33.6 20 10.1 5.6-17.5 36 23.1 14.9-34.1
$25,000- 34,999 96 29 32.0 20.5-46.2 26 31.4 19.6-46.1 15 15.8 8.2-28.3 6 4.5 1.7-11.2 20 16.3 9.7-26.1
$35,000- 49,999 123 37 32.0 22.0-44.0 32 25.3 16.8-36.2 26 21.5 13.9-31.8 7 5.1 2.1-12.0 21 16.0 9.8-25.1
$50,000-74,999 121 36 29.6 20.7-40.5 31 27.1 17.8-39.0 30 22.7 15.0-32.7 14 12.4 7.0-21.2 10 8.2 3.8-16.5
$75,000+ 140 46 37.0 25.6-50.1 34 24.3 13.7-39.3 29 19.3 12.3-28.9 14 8.6 4.7-15.3 17 10.7 6.0-18.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 590 120 18.8 14.9-23.3 116 18.2 14.3-23.0 128 25.5 19.9-32.0 68 11.9 8.8-15.9 158 25.7 20.9-31.1
No 352 133 39.6 32.3-47.5 97 30.6 23.4-38.8 63 15.0 11.0-20.1 23 5.5 3.4- 8.6 36 9.4 6.3-13.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 98 28 30.3 19.5-43.8 17 16.0 8.9-27.1 17 16.8 9.1-28.8 9 7.8 3.6-15.8 27 29.2 19.4-41.4
Non-Veteran 851 228 27.7 23.4-32.5 196 24.3 20.0-29.2 177 21.5 17.5-26.2 82 9.1 7.0-11.9 168 17.3 14.1-21.1

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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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