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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

Childhood Asthma

Earlier you said there were children age 17 or younger living in your household.
How many of these children have ever been diagnosed with asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.#
One child 2 or more Children None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,536 237 14.5 12.4-17.0 28 2.7 1.7- 4.2 1,271 82.8 80.1-85.2
GENDER
Male 534 58 11.8 8.6-15.9 9 2.7 1.2- 6.0 467 85.5 80.9-89.2
Female 1,002 179 16.9 14.2-20.1 19 2.7 1.6- 4.3 804 80.4 77.1-83.4
RACE
White 1,065 146 13.3 10.9-16.2 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9 905 84.6 81.5-87.2
African American 416 77 16.6 12.3-22.1 13 3.2 1.7- 6.0 326 80.2 74.5-84.8
Other Minorities 40 10 17.0 7.6-33.8 1 8.7 1.3-41.1 29 74.3 52.7-88.3
HISPANIC
Yes 33 7 25.7 11.1-49.0 1 2.3 0.3-15.2 25 71.9 49.0-87.2
No 1,492 227 13.9 11.8-16.4 27 2.7 1.7- 4.3 1,238 83.4 80.7-85.7
AGE
18-24 137 28 20.8 13.5-30.7 4 4.5 1.5-12.6 105 74.7 64.2-82.9
25-34 453 71 14.3 10.9-18.6 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2 374 83.2 78.6-86.9
35-44 569 89 13.9 10.6-18.1 9 1.4 0.6- 3.0 471 84.7 80.5-88.1
45-54 277 37 12.8 8.5-18.7 4 3.6 1.1-10.9 236 83.6 76.6-88.9
55-64 61 6 4.8 1.6-13.4 2 3.8 1.0-14.3 53 91.3 80.7-96.4
65+ 31 5 14.5 5.3-33.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 25 83.6 64.6-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 169 32 17.7 10.9-27.4 8 10.2 4.5-21.5 129 72.1 60.9-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 515 85 16.7 12.8-21.6 8 1.5 0.6- 3.4 422 81.8 76.8-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 416 75 17.0 13.0-21.9 7 2.0 0.9- 4.1 334 81.0 75.9-85.2
College Graduate 434 44 7.6 5.3-10.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.0 385 90.8 87.2-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 45 27.2 18.2-38.5 4 2.8 1.0- 7.8 118 70.0 58.7-79.3
$15,000- 24,999 273 45 14.2 9.7-20.2 10 5.2 2.3-11.5 218 80.6 73.5-86.2
$25,000- 34,999 198 37 16.5 10.7-24.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 160 83.0 75.1-88.8
$35,000- 49,999 264 36 12.8 8.6-18.6 7 4.3 1.7-10.7 221 82.9 75.9-88.2
$50,000+ 506 60 11.4 8.4-15.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4 442 87.8 83.9-90.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 53 8 18.3 9.1-33.3 2 4.6 1.1-16.5 43 77.2 62.0-87.5
Appalachia II 152 18 11.8 7.3-18.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5 129 84.7 77.4-89.9
Appalachia III 91 17 18.7 11.5-28.9 2 2.0 0.5- 7.7 72 79.3 68.9-86.8
Catawba 84 16 16.2 9.7-25.9 2 2.5 0.5-11.4 66 81.2 71.0-88.4
Edisto 39 5 13.9 5.6-30.6 2 4.8 1.1-18.4 32 81.4 64.4-91.3
Low Country 48 10 14.2 7.2-26.2 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 37 84.3 72.0-91.8
Palmetto 162 22 14.4 8.6-23.1 4 4.4 1.4-13.0 136 81.2 71.6-88.1
Pee Dee 465 78 17.3 12.8-23.0 4 0.7 0.2- 2.2 383 82.0 76.3-86.6
Savannah 48 9 19.6 9.8-35.5 2 3.5 0.9-13.2 37 76.9 61.0-87.6
Trident 148 16 10.3 6.1-16.9 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 130 88.3 81.4-92.9
Upper Savannah 98 18 14.1 7.3-25.4 0 0.0 . - . 80 85.9 74.6-92.7
Waccamaw 74 11 14.3 7.0-26.9 0 0.0 . - . 63 85.7 73.1-93.0
Wateree 58 5 8.9 3.2-22.6 2 6.6 1.3-28.2 51 84.5 66.9-93.6

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having children in household.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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