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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-WHITES

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-WHITES 957 292 31.4 27.4-35.7 665 68.6 64.3-72.6
Males 253 65 21.2 15.4-28.4 188 78.8 71.6-84.6
Females 704 227 36.8 32.0-41.9 477 63.2 58.1-68.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 2 11.3 2.2-42.0 11 88.7 58.0-97.8
Non-Hispanic 942 290 31.7 27.7-36.1 652 68.3 63.9-72.3
AGE
18-24 23 10 30.1 13.5-54.4 13 69.9 45.6-86.5
25-34 70 25 35.2 23.3-49.2 45 64.8 50.8-76.7
35-44 140 42 28.7 20.6-38.4 98 71.3 61.6-79.4
45-54 190 69 38.8 30.5-47.8 121 61.2 52.2-69.5
55-64 218 62 25.2 19.0-32.5 156 74.8 67.5-81.0
65-74 182 51 30.7 22.9-39.7 131 69.3 60.3-77.1
75+ 128 29 26.3 17.6-37.4 99 73.7 62.6-82.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 49 29.1 20.8-39.0 146 70.9 61.0-79.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 273 76 24.9 18.1-33.2 197 75.1 66.8-81.9
Some Post-H.S. 255 92 38.0 30.4-46.2 163 62.0 53.8-69.6
College Graduate 232 75 34.2 26.8-42.4 157 65.8 57.6-73.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 55 33.6 24.4-44.1 119 66.4 55.9-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 195 54 32.6 23.4-43.4 141 67.4 56.6-76.6
$25,000- 34,999 95 30 37.1 25.0-50.9 65 62.9 49.1-75.0
$35,000- 49,999 121 41 31.7 22.5-42.5 80 68.3 57.5-77.5
$50,000-74,999 120 44 38.1 28.1-49.4 76 61.9 50.6-71.9
$75,000+ 137 42 26.0 17.6-36.7 95 74.0 63.3-82.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 603 181 31.5 26.5-37.1 422 68.5 62.9-73.5
No 348 107 30.2 24.1-37.1 241 69.8 62.9-75.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 28 28.3 18.6-40.5 75 71.7 59.5-81.4
Non-Veteran 854 264 31.7 27.4-36.4 590 68.3 63.6-72.6

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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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