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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

How old were you when you were first told by a doctor or other health professional that you had asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Under 11 11-19 20-39 40+
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,213 319 34.6 30.3-39.2 128 15.7 12.0-20.1 280 23.5 20.3-27.0 486 26.2 23.2-29.5
-WHITE MALES 255 72 36.5 26.9-47.2 27 17.1 9.8-28.0 42 19.7 13.9-27.3 114 26.7 20.6-33.9
AGE
18-24 10 7 71.2 30.6-93.2 3 28.8 6.8-69.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 17 12 75.6 50.1-90.6 2 7.0 1.6-25.2 3 17.4 5.4-43.8 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 33 6 8.9 3.5-20.8 8 25.0 11.8-45.2 17 58.7 38.9-76.0 2 7.4 1.5-30.3
45-54 53 19 31.7 19.8-46.6 6 15.1 5.9-33.6 12 27.7 15.9-43.6 16 25.5 15.2-39.7
55-64 74 22 24.3 14.9-37.0 7 15.8 6.5-33.4 4 7.1 2.5-19.0 41 52.8 38.7-66.5
65-74 38 3 11.4 2.7-37.3 1 4.5 0.6-25.6 6 17.8 7.2-37.8 28 66.3 45.4-82.3
75+ 29 3 8.8 1.9-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 26 91.2 67.7-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 10 19.3 8.6-37.7 4 10.1 3.0-29.3 9 25.7 13.2-44.0 34 44.8 30.0-60.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 70 24 48.9 29.0-69.1 9 19.8 6.5-46.7 4 5.3 1.9-14.3 33 26.0 14.9-41.4
Some Post-H.S. 60 21 43.4 27.9-60.2 4 10.6 3.6-27.8 12 26.5 14.5-43.5 23 19.5 11.7-30.5
College Graduate 68 17 21.6 12.5-34.8 10 23.4 12.5-39.6 17 32.2 19.4-48.4 24 22.7 14.1-34.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 36 11 48.6 26.0-71.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 15.3 5.5-36.2 20 36.0 19.0-57.5
$15,000- 24,999 46 14 33.6 16.4-56.8 5 17.1 6.1-39.6 6 18.8 8.1-37.8 21 30.4 16.8-48.6
$25,000- 34,999 27 6 29.2 10.7-58.7 3 16.4 4.8-42.9 4 24.1 8.8-51.2 14 30.3 15.1-51.5
$35,000- 49,999 33 12 32.2 17.1-52.2 4 13.6 4.5-34.4 6 26.0 10.7-50.8 11 28.2 14.4-47.8
$50,000-74,999 42 11 24.5 12.7-42.1 5 14.6 5.4-33.9 10 39.7 22.8-59.6 16 21.2 12.0-34.8
$75,000+ 49 16 51.5 29.6-72.8 7 15.4 6.3-33.2 9 14.0 5.9-30.0 17 19.0 9.2-35.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 154 36 25.1 15.8-37.2 15 22.3 10.8-40.6 20 15.7 9.4-25.0 83 36.9 27.1-48.0
No 101 36 48.7 34.0-63.7 12 11.4 6.0-20.7 22 24.0 14.7-36.8 31 15.8 9.7-24.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 15 13.7 7.5-23.7 4 9.9 3.5-25.0 15 25.1 14.6-39.6 61 51.3 38.5-63.9
Non-Veteran 160 57 44.9 32.6-57.9 23 19.7 10.5-33.9 27 17.7 11.3-26.7 53 17.6 12.1-25.0

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*These data apply to those who have been told by a health professional that they EVER had 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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