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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you use a prescription asthma inhaler during an asthma attack to stop it?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-4 5-14 15 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,240 333 26.4 23.1-30.0 119 8.9 7.0-11.3 186 11.6 9.6-14.0 602 53.1 48.8-57.3
-WHITE MALES 252 58 20.0 14.5-26.8 24 6.9 4.2-11.1 41 13.6 8.9-20.2 129 59.6 50.5-68.1
AGE
18-24 10 2 7.1 1.4-28.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.4 1.2-46.2 7 83.5 52.2-95.9
25-34 19 5 22.6 8.5-47.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.9 0.5-23.5 13 73.5 48.6-89.1
35-44 32 8 16.2 7.5-31.6 4 8.1 2.5-23.4 1 2.7 0.4-17.0 19 73.0 55.1-85.6
45-54 55 14 28.2 16.7-43.6 6 14.1 6.0-29.6 8 13.3 6.2-26.2 27 44.5 30.5-59.3
55-64 70 18 27.4 16.3-42.3 9 10.9 5.0-22.3 14 28.4 16.5-44.4 29 33.2 21.5-47.5
65-74 36 8 28.6 14.0-49.6 3 8.3 2.5-24.1 9 22.1 10.9-39.7 16 40.9 24.7-59.5
75+ 29 3 9.7 2.9-28.3 2 4.6 1.1-17.7 7 23.9 10.6-45.4 17 61.8 40.9-79.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 12 27.5 14.6-45.8 3 6.8 1.7-23.5 15 24.5 13.9-39.6 27 41.2 26.8-57.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 12 9.9 4.6-19.8 10 8.6 3.7-18.4 13 13.0 5.5-27.9 38 68.6 51.5-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 57 19 27.6 16.2-42.9 6 6.4 2.6-14.9 6 8.3 3.2-19.5 26 57.8 41.6-72.4
College Graduate 65 15 24.9 14.6-39.2 5 4.6 1.8-11.1 7 12.3 5.1-26.8 38 58.2 43.2-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 9 15.6 6.8-31.9 2 4.8 1.0-20.3 10 13.5 6.1-27.2 17 66.1 45.9-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 45 6 19.5 8.0-40.3 6 11.7 4.2-28.3 15 41.7 22.9-63.3 18 27.2 14.1-45.8
$25,000- 34,999 25 3 13.8 3.6-40.7 2 6.4 1.5-23.5 3 7.7 2.2-23.2 17 72.1 48.1-87.8
$35,000- 49,999 32 11 30.1 15.6-50.2 2 8.0 1.7-30.2 2 6.0 1.4-22.5 17 55.9 35.2-74.7
$50,000-74,999 42 11 21.2 11.0-37.0 5 7.2 2.8-17.4 1 3.2 0.4-19.5 25 68.4 51.4-81.6
$75,000+ 48 13 22.6 10.9-41.0 6 7.2 2.3-20.6 5 9.5 3.0-26.0 24 60.7 39.1-78.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 150 33 19.6 12.7-29.0 17 9.3 5.0-16.4 33 21.7 13.5-33.0 67 49.4 36.8-62.1
No 102 25 20.3 12.6-31.1 7 4.4 1.8-10.2 8 5.1 2.3-10.8 62 70.2 58.0-80.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 17 18.3 10.3-30.3 11 12.7 6.2-24.4 17 16.9 9.7-27.8 47 52.1 39.0-64.9
Non-Veteran 160 41 20.6 14.0-29.2 13 4.7 2.4- 8.9 24 12.3 6.9-20.9 82 62.4 51.1-72.5

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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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