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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did symptoms of asthma make it difficult for you to stay asleep?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-2 days 3-4 days 5-10 days More than 10 days None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 895 156 20.2 16.2-25.0 111 12.1 9.5-15.3 84 7.7 5.8-10.2 95 10.6 7.9-13.9 449 49.3 44.5-54.2
-WHITE MALES 183 29 22.5 13.1-36.0 18 9.4 5.3-16.1 14 5.7 3.1-10.3 22 13.1 7.2-22.7 100 49.2 37.8-60.8
AGE
18-24 7 2 34.5 6.3-80.5 1 3.6 0.4-25.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.8 1.7-59.6 3 48.0 12.4-85.8
25-34 14 4 36.8 13.3-68.8 1 3.9 0.5-23.9 1 5.1 0.7-29.9 1 15.9 2.4-59.7 7 38.2 16.3-66.2
35-44 19 5 20.5 7.4-45.3 4 27.2 9.6-56.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 10 52.3 27.3-76.2
45-54 41 5 13.0 5.3-28.8 7 13.3 5.4-29.3 3 9.9 3.2-26.9 4 7.1 2.5-18.8 22 56.7 39.5-72.3
55-64 54 8 18.7 8.4-36.9 5 9.8 3.3-25.3 6 8.8 3.7-19.5 10 26.5 13.9-44.7 25 36.2 22.6-52.5
65-74 28 4 21.7 7.3-49.3 0 0.0 . - . 4 15.9 5.7-36.9 5 11.8 4.5-27.2 15 50.7 30.2-70.9
75+ 20 1 3.9 0.5-23.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.9 0.5-23.5 18 92.2 72.9-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 42 6 16.5 6.4-36.1 5 13.2 4.7-32.0 2 4.7 1.2-17.6 10 23.6 11.9-41.3 19 42.0 25.9-59.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 45 10 33.8 13.7-62.2 5 10.3 3.5-26.4 6 6.9 2.5-18.0 4 10.0 2.3-33.8 20 39.0 17.7-65.5
Some Post-H.S. 47 6 14.8 6.3-30.9 3 4.6 1.1-16.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 4 14.6 4.0-41.2 33 63.8 44.0-79.9
College Graduate 49 7 16.2 6.8-33.8 5 10.0 3.5-25.0 5 7.9 3.0-19.3 4 9.8 2.8-29.5 28 56.1 39.1-71.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 4 16.8 5.4-41.7 4 8.0 2.7-21.7 2 7.1 1.6-26.6 9 33.0 12.9-62.0 11 35.2 15.2-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 35 5 16.6 5.7-39.5 3 9.8 2.5-31.3 5 7.9 2.9-19.9 7 32.2 13.2-59.7 15 33.5 17.0-55.3
$25,000- 34,999 16 3 38.6 11.9-74.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 7.3 1.5-28.2 11 54.1 22.7-82.6
$35,000- 49,999 21 4 23.2 8.7-48.9 6 36.3 16.9-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 11 40.6 21.2-63.4
$50,000-74,999 28 4 16.5 5.2-41.5 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 2 5.3 1.0-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 21 77.4 53.8-90.9
$75,000+ 34 6 37.5 12.5-71.5 1 6.3 0.8-34.2 5 11.3 4.0-28.3 4 11.2 3.0-34.2 18 33.8 15.7-58.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 118 16 14.0 7.5-24.5 12 8.5 4.1-16.7 11 7.7 3.9-14.6 21 21.9 12.2-36.3 58 47.9 33.5-62.7
No 65 13 34.8 17.0-58.2 6 10.7 4.3-24.4 3 2.9 0.8-10.4 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 42 51.1 32.7-69.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 62 7 12.4 4.9-27.8 4 6.6 1.9-20.1 9 13.1 6.2-25.4 4 7.2 2.3-20.3 38 60.8 45.2-74.5
Non-Veteran 121 22 26.1 14.1-43.1 14 10.4 5.4-19.0 5 3.2 1.2- 8.0 18 15.2 7.7-27.8 62 45.2 31.2-59.9

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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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