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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

During the past 12 months, how many days were you unable to work or carry out your usual activities because of your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 Days 8-30 days More than 30 Days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,209 188 18.1 14.7-22.1 85 5.2 3.9- 6.9 48 3.6 2.4- 5.5 888 73.1 68.9-76.9
-WHITE MALES 249 31 12.8 8.3-19.4 13 3.1 1.6- 6.1 15 5.8 2.7-11.9 190 78.2 70.4-84.5
AGE
18-24 9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.7 1.3-47.2 8 90.3 52.8-98.7
25-34 19 2 15.9 3.5-49.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 17 84.1 50.4-96.5
35-44 31 6 17.1 6.7-37.2 1 2.6 0.4-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 24 80.3 60.4-91.6
45-54 54 8 14.3 6.8-27.7 3 6.3 1.6-21.2 3 6.3 2.0-17.9 40 73.2 58.0-84.3
55-64 70 13 23.9 13.1-39.5 7 6.6 2.9-14.4 7 12.3 5.7-24.5 43 57.2 42.5-70.8
65-74 35 2 11.7 2.9-37.3 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 30 83.6 61.6-94.2
75+ 30 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.2 1.0-16.2 1 1.5 0.2-10.5 27 94.3 82.5-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 5 15.5 6.3-33.3 4 5.8 2.0-15.3 7 14.4 6.7-28.5 37 64.3 47.5-78.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 71 9 11.0 4.9-22.8 4 2.3 0.7- 7.2 3 6.1 1.2-25.6 55 80.6 64.4-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 56 9 19.5 8.4-39.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 3 3.3 0.7-14.3 43 76.3 57.6-88.4
College Graduate 69 8 8.1 3.7-16.8 4 4.8 1.3-16.4 2 2.2 0.5-10.2 55 84.8 73.3-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 4 20.1 5.4-52.4 3 5.1 1.5-15.9 6 15.8 6.3-34.6 20 58.9 34.1-79.9
$15,000- 24,999 44 9 31.7 16.2-52.6 4 5.1 1.6-14.7 5 20.0 5.8-50.4 26 43.2 25.5-62.9
$25,000- 34,999 25 1 3.7 0.5-22.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 4.0 0.8-17.5 22 92.3 75.7-97.9
$35,000- 49,999 33 4 13.3 4.5-33.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 29 86.7 66.8-95.5
$50,000-74,999 43 5 5.3 2.0-13.5 1 2.7 0.4-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 37 91.9 80.9-96.9
$75,000+ 48 5 10.4 3.6-26.3 2 1.5 0.3- 6.6 2 2.7 0.5-13.3 39 85.4 69.2-93.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 146 20 16.4 9.4-26.9 11 5.1 2.4-10.5 14 11.2 5.3-22.2 101 67.3 55.0-77.7
No 103 11 9.2 4.5-17.9 2 1.1 0.2- 5.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 89 89.5 80.7-94.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 94 12 14.2 7.5-25.2 9 6.6 3.1-13.4 4 2.9 0.9- 8.9 69 76.3 64.8-84.9
Non-Veteran 155 19 12.3 6.9-20.9 4 1.8 0.5- 6.0 11 6.9 2.9-15.5 121 79.0 68.6-86.6

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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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