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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

During the past 30 days, how many days did you take a prescription asthma medication to PREVENT an asthma attack from occurring?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-14 days 15-24 days 25-30 days Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 229 20.5 17.2-24.3 53 3.6 2.6- 5.1 496 32.4 28.8-36.1 479 43.5 39.1-48.0
-WHITE MALES 255 40 17.5 10.6-27.6 9 3.3 1.4- 7.6 108 33.6 26.0-42.2 98 45.5 35.8-55.6
AGE
18-24 10 2 23.4 4.3-67.6 1 2.5 0.3-17.1 1 6.6 0.8-36.7 6 67.5 29.6-91.1
25-34 19 4 18.0 6.4-41.5 1 3.9 0.5-23.5 4 23.4 7.4-53.7 10 54.7 30.0-77.3
35-44 31 7 16.5 6.4-36.2 2 8.9 1.8-34.5 8 23.8 11.0-44.2 14 50.8 30.7-70.6
45-54 56 10 19.7 10.5-33.7 0 0.0 . - . 22 41.3 27.6-56.4 24 39.1 25.9-54.1
55-64 70 7 11.1 4.3-25.7 3 2.4 0.7- 7.6 36 54.8 40.4-68.5 24 31.7 20.3-45.8
65-74 37 6 23.7 10.4-45.5 1 3.9 0.5-23.0 17 41.4 25.3-59.6 13 31.0 17.5-48.6
75+ 31 4 8.6 2.9-23.1 0 0.0 . - . 20 68.9 48.6-83.9 7 22.5 9.9-43.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 56 11 17.6 8.9-31.9 0 0.0 . - . 22 33.9 21.0-49.7 23 48.6 32.8-64.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 74 12 22.0 8.6-45.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 35 33.5 19.6-51.0 26 44.0 25.2-64.7
Some Post-H.S. 57 7 11.2 4.8-23.9 6 8.3 3.3-19.2 17 22.2 12.1-37.2 27 58.2 42.0-72.9
College Graduate 68 10 16.0 7.7-30.3 2 5.5 1.0-25.0 34 43.9 30.4-58.4 22 34.7 21.9-50.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 7 13.5 5.4-29.9 2 2.4 0.5- 9.9 15 30.2 13.9-53.7 14 53.9 31.5-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 45 7 22.2 9.9-42.8 1 1.8 0.2-12.1 19 38.0 21.5-57.9 18 37.9 19.7-60.3
$25,000- 34,999 26 2 6.5 1.3-27.3 0 0.0 . - . 15 54.0 30.4-75.9 9 39.5 19.2-64.2
$35,000- 49,999 33 9 30.5 14.5-53.3 1 4.7 0.7-27.0 11 34.3 18.1-55.2 12 30.5 14.2-53.6
$50,000-74,999 42 10 24.6 12.3-43.2 2 2.9 0.7-11.7 14 22.8 12.3-38.5 16 49.6 31.8-67.6
$75,000+ 49 2 17.9 3.3-58.3 1 4.6 0.6-26.5 26 35.6 19.2-56.2 20 42.0 21.8-65.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 153 23 14.5 8.7-23.2 5 1.9 0.8- 4.9 67 37.5 27.1-49.2 58 46.1 33.4-59.2
No 102 17 20.8 9.5-39.7 4 4.8 1.5-14.2 41 29.5 19.3-42.3 40 44.9 30.8-59.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 12 13.2 6.5-25.0 2 5.0 1.0-21.7 53 49.4 36.7-62.1 28 32.4 21.1-46.3
Non-Veteran 160 28 19.2 10.4-32.7 7 2.6 1.1- 6.2 55 27.5 19.0-37.9 70 50.6 38.2-63.0

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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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