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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-WHITE MALES

During the past 30 days, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Less than once a week Once or twice a week > Twice a week not every day Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,237 339 31.4 27.1-36.0 263 21.5 18.1-25.3 248 19.8 16.6-23.3 137 10.0 8.0-12.4 250 17.3 14.7-20.4
-WHITE MALES 247 63 27.5 19.6-37.2 50 22.0 14.3-32.2 53 21.1 13.6-31.2 18 6.6 3.8-11.1 63 22.8 16.3-30.9
AGE
18-24 10 3 32.1 9.5-68.2 2 25.2 5.1-67.9 2 23.8 4.3-68.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.8 4.9-51.0
25-34 18 5 25.5 9.8-52.0 4 26.3 8.8-56.8 5 22.3 8.5-47.1 1 4.0 0.5-24.4 3 21.8 6.4-53.3
35-44 32 11 45.5 26.4-66.0 9 27.8 13.3-49.2 9 22.0 10.1-41.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.7 1.3-15.8
45-54 53 13 20.4 11.1-34.4 10 14.4 7.3-26.7 9 20.8 10.4-37.2 8 19.7 10.0-35.2 13 24.7 13.9-39.9
55-64 70 15 16.3 9.3-27.1 17 23.8 14.0-37.4 11 13.9 6.3-27.8 6 9.8 3.4-25.0 21 36.3 23.3-51.5
65-74 35 7 20.5 9.5-38.7 4 13.1 4.3-33.5 11 31.4 16.7-51.0 3 9.4 2.8-27.4 10 25.6 12.8-44.6
75+ 28 8 29.1 13.2-52.5 4 13.7 4.5-34.9 6 20.7 8.0-43.8 0 0.0 . - . 10 36.5 19.1-58.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 10 24.0 11.4-43.6 6 15.9 6.7-33.2 11 18.2 8.8-33.8 2 3.5 0.7-16.6 23 38.5 24.4-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 24 29.2 15.0-49.2 17 25.3 11.0-48.4 14 24.2 10.0-47.9 4 3.7 1.1-11.9 14 17.5 8.1-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 55 10 25.8 12.9-45.1 15 24.0 12.8-40.4 11 14.5 7.2-26.9 7 12.3 5.1-27.0 12 23.4 11.2-42.5
College Graduate 67 19 28.5 16.7-44.2 12 18.5 9.3-33.5 17 23.6 13.7-37.6 5 8.2 3.3-18.8 14 21.2 11.6-35.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 5 20.7 6.1-51.0 4 13.3 4.3-34.4 6 7.9 3.0-19.2 2 4.4 0.8-20.9 18 53.7 30.3-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 45 10 15.4 7.1-30.1 5 8.4 2.7-23.2 13 31.0 16.3-50.9 5 11.1 3.3-30.9 12 34.2 16.6-57.4
$25,000- 34,999 26 8 34.3 15.7-59.2 10 46.8 24.3-70.7 2 4.7 1.0-19.3 0 0.0 . - . 6 14.3 5.3-33.2
$35,000- 49,999 32 9 37.6 18.5-61.6 8 22.3 10.1-42.4 8 21.6 9.9-40.8 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 6 15.2 6.3-32.6
$50,000-74,999 41 14 26.9 14.3-44.9 9 24.5 10.8-46.7 10 26.2 13.2-45.2 4 10.1 3.4-26.7 4 12.2 4.1-31.3
$75,000+ 49 14 34.4 16.0-59.2 10 27.2 9.2-58.1 10 13.8 5.6-30.2 5 8.2 3.0-20.3 10 16.4 7.1-33.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 145 26 15.3 9.4-24.1 23 13.5 8.1-21.9 36 28.5 16.5-44.6 11 7.1 3.4-14.4 49 35.5 24.6-48.1
No 102 37 40.2 26.6-55.5 27 30.7 17.6-47.9 17 13.4 7.5-22.9 7 6.0 2.7-13.0 14 9.6 5.0-17.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 90 27 31.1 19.9-45.2 15 16.2 8.8-28.0 17 17.8 9.7-30.3 8 7.2 3.2-15.6 23 27.6 17.7-40.4
Non-Veteran 157 36 26.2 16.6-38.7 35 24.2 14.4-37.7 36 22.4 12.9-35.9 10 6.4 3.2-12.3 40 20.9 13.3-31.2

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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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