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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Asthma

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,913 392 6.1 5.5- 6.9 5,521 93.9 93.1-94.5
GENDER
Male 2,237 90 3.9 3.1- 4.9 2,147 96.1 95.1-96.9
Female 3,676 302 8.2 7.2- 9.3 3,374 91.8 90.7-92.8
RACE
White 4,602 293 5.9 5.2- 6.7 4,309 94.1 93.3-94.8
African American 1,105 81 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,024 93.3 91.4-94.8
Other 156 16 7.3 4.0-12.8 140 92.7 87.2-96.0
HISPANIC
Yes 149 17 8.8 5.2-14.5 132 91.2 85.5-94.8
No 5,712 369 6.0 5.3- 6.7 5,343 94.0 93.3-94.7
AGE
18-24 383 17 4.4 2.6- 7.3 366 95.6 92.7-97.4
25-34 947 56 4.9 3.7- 6.5 891 95.1 93.5-96.3
35-44 1,124 75 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,049 94.0 92.3-95.4
45-54 1,193 86 6.7 5.3- 8.6 1,107 93.3 91.4-94.7
55-64 996 69 6.7 5.1- 8.7 927 93.3 91.3-94.9
65+ 1,213 84 7.8 6.1- 9.9 1,129 92.2 90.1-93.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 724 86 10.9 8.5-13.9 638 89.1 86.1-91.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,819 119 6.0 4.8- 7.4 1,700 94.0 92.6-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,527 94 5.1 4.0- 6.3 1,433 94.9 93.7-96.0
College Graduate 1,832 92 5.0 3.9- 6.2 1,740 95.0 93.8-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 711 78 9.7 7.5-12.6 633 90.3 87.4-92.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,000 84 7.7 6.0- 9.9 916 92.3 90.1-94.0
$25,000- $34,999 738 42 4.9 3.5- 6.8 696 95.1 93.2-96.5
$35,000- $49,999 874 46 4.3 3.1- 5.9 828 95.7 94.1-96.9
$50,000+ 1,852 86 4.5 3.6- 5.7 1,766 95.5 94.3-96.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 369 25 7.2 4.5-11.1 344 92.8 88.9-95.5
Appalachia II 692 44 4.9 3.5- 6.8 648 95.1 93.2-96.5
Appalachia III 480 39 6.2 4.4- 8.8 441 93.8 91.2-95.6
Catawba 388 28 8.5 5.7-12.6 360 91.5 87.4-94.3
Edisto Savannah 455 31 8.4 5.5-12.5 424 91.6 87.5-94.5
Low Country 292 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 282 97.6 95.3-98.8
Palmetto 892 57 6.2 4.6- 8.3 835 93.8 91.7-95.4
Pee Dee 422 30 5.8 3.7- 9.0 392 94.2 91.0-96.3
Trident 744 51 5.7 4.1- 7.8 693 94.3 92.2-95.9
Upper Savannah 294 23 6.9 4.4-10.7 271 93.1 89.3-95.6
Waccamaw 513 29 5.0 3.4- 7.3 484 95.0 92.7-96.6
Wateree 308 18 6.3 3.7-10.5 290 93.7 89.5-96.3

* Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalence.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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