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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,276 646 49.6 45.3-53.9 630 50.4 46.1-54.7
-WHITE MALES 259 120 42.5 33.8-51.8 139 57.5 48.2-66.2
AGE
18-24 10 3 20.6 5.6-53.0 7 79.4 47.0-94.4
25-34 19 9 45.9 23.2-70.5 10 54.1 29.5-76.8
35-44 32 18 51.5 31.6-70.9 14 48.5 29.1-68.4
45-54 56 31 54.1 39.3-68.2 25 45.9 31.8-60.7
55-64 72 43 59.4 44.7-72.5 29 40.6 27.5-55.3
65-74 37 10 26.2 13.0-45.9 27 73.8 54.1-87.0
75+ 32 6 16.6 6.8-35.0 26 83.4 65.0-93.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 24 41.0 26.6-57.2 36 59.0 42.8-73.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 74 31 32.2 18.5-49.9 43 67.8 50.1-81.5
Some Post-H.S. 57 32 58.0 41.1-73.3 25 42.0 26.7-58.9
College Graduate 68 33 46.4 32.5-61.0 35 53.6 39.0-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 19 49.8 27.9-71.7 20 50.2 28.3-72.1
$15,000- 24,999 48 24 57.2 37.9-74.4 24 42.8 25.6-62.1
$25,000- 34,999 25 12 42.9 21.9-66.9 13 57.1 33.1-78.1
$35,000- 49,999 33 12 30.6 16.0-50.5 21 69.4 49.5-84.0
$50,000-74,999 42 21 44.6 27.7-62.8 21 55.4 37.2-72.3
$75,000+ 49 24 42.5 23.2-64.3 25 57.5 35.7-76.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 157 77 49.2 37.0-61.5 80 50.8 38.5-63.0
No 102 43 35.4 24.0-48.8 59 64.6 51.2-76.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 38 41.8 29.9-54.8 57 58.2 45.2-70.1
Non-Veteran 164 82 42.8 31.7-54.7 82 57.2 45.3-68.3

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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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