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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Asthma Management-WHITE MALES

An asthma management plan is a printed form that tells when to change the amount or type of
medicine, when to call the doctor for advice, and when to go to the emergency room.

Has a doctor or other health professional ever given you
an asthma management plan?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,244 392 31.7 28.0-35.7 852 68.3 64.3-72.0
-WHITE MALES 253 65 21.2 15.4-28.4 188 78.8 71.6-84.6
AGE
18-24 8 1 7.9 1.0-42.5 7 92.1 57.5-99.0
25-34 19 2 11.2 2.8-36.0 17 88.8 64.0-97.2
35-44 31 9 27.2 13.0-48.1 22 72.8 51.9-87.0
45-54 55 19 35.0 22.3-50.1 36 65.0 49.9-77.7
55-64 70 17 16.9 10.0-27.1 53 83.1 72.9-90.0
65-74 37 9 21.7 10.7-39.0 28 78.3 61.0-89.3
75+ 32 8 32.2 15.5-55.0 24 67.8 45.0-84.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 58 11 15.4 7.6-28.8 47 84.6 71.2-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 24 21.7 11.9-36.3 49 78.3 63.7-88.1
Some Post-H.S. 55 18 33.8 20.0-50.9 37 66.2 49.1-80.0
College Graduate 67 12 13.6 6.8-25.1 55 86.4 74.9-93.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 38 9 28.2 11.7-53.7 29 71.8 46.3-88.3
$15,000- 24,999 46 12 18.0 8.7-33.5 34 82.0 66.5-91.3
$25,000- 34,999 26 10 38.6 19.1-62.6 16 61.4 37.4-80.9
$35,000- 49,999 32 9 26.6 12.8-47.2 23 73.4 52.8-87.2
$50,000-74,999 40 12 35.5 19.6-55.3 28 64.5 44.7-80.4
$75,000+ 49 10 7.2 3.0-16.3 39 92.8 83.7-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 154 34 17.0 10.7-25.9 120 83.0 74.1-89.3
No 99 31 25.9 16.5-38.2 68 74.1 61.8-83.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 95 26 28.3 18.2-41.0 69 71.7 59.0-81.8
Non-Veteran 158 39 18.3 12.0-27.0 119 81.7 73.0-88.0

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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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