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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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 7,080 543 7.6 6.9- 8.5 6,537 92.4 91.5-93.1
GENDER
Male 2,718 131 5.1 4.1- 6.4 2,587 94.9 93.6-95.9
Female 4,362 412 9.9 8.8-11.1 3,950 90.1 88.9-91.2
RACE
White 5,439 405 7.2 6.4- 8.0 5,034 92.8 92.0-93.6
African American 1,399 121 9.2 7.3-11.5 1,278 90.8 88.5-92.7
Other 179 13 5.9 3.1-10.7 166 94.1 89.3-96.9
HISPANIC
Yes 129 11 8.5 3.9-17.4 118 91.5 82.6-96.1
No 6,869 521 7.5 6.8- 8.4 6,348 92.5 91.6-93.2
AGE
18-24 416 32 8.3 5.5-12.2 384 91.7 87.8-94.5
25-34 1,047 76 6.9 5.3- 8.8 971 93.1 91.2-94.7
35-44 1,251 89 6.8 5.3- 8.6 1,162 93.2 91.4-94.7
45-54 1,434 123 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,311 91.5 89.6-93.1
55-64 1,311 121 8.8 7.3-10.7 1,190 91.2 89.3-92.7
65+ 1,554 100 7.1 5.5- 9.0 1,454 92.9 91.0-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 810 111 13.9 11.1-17.4 699 86.1 82.6-88.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,199 180 8.2 6.8- 9.8 2,019 91.8 90.2-93.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,796 133 6.8 5.5- 8.3 1,663 93.2 91.7-94.5
College Graduate 2,259 118 5.2 4.1- 6.6 2,141 94.8 93.4-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 837 133 15.6 12.6-19.2 704 84.4 80.8-87.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,163 112 10.3 8.0-13.2 1,051 89.7 86.8-92.0
$25,000- $34,999 855 54 6.4 4.6- 8.8 801 93.6 91.2-95.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,091 68 6.2 4.7- 8.1 1,023 93.8 91.9-95.3
$50,000+ 2,202 113 4.9 4.0- 6.1 2,089 95.1 93.9-96.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 430 34 8.4 5.2-13.2 396 91.6 86.8-94.8
Appalachia II 850 73 8.2 6.3-10.6 777 91.8 89.4-93.7
Appalachia III 546 47 7.9 5.5-11.1 499 92.1 88.9-94.5
Catawba 490 42 8.8 6.2-12.4 448 91.2 87.6-93.8
Edisto Savannah 538 34 7.9 4.9-12.6 504 92.1 87.4-95.1
Low Country 366 27 6.8 4.4-10.2 339 93.2 89.8-95.6
Palmetto 1,064 76 6.4 5.0- 8.3 988 93.6 91.7-95.0
Pee Dee 523 52 9.6 6.8-13.3 471 90.4 86.7-93.2
Trident 892 69 8.6 6.2-11.7 823 91.4 88.3-93.8
Upper Savannah 335 20 6.5 3.7-11.2 315 93.5 88.8-96.3
Waccamaw 590 42 6.8 4.8- 9.7 548 93.2 90.3-95.2
Wateree 383 25 5.5 3.2- 9.2 358 94.5 90.8-96.8
Region***
Region I 765 54 7.5 5.2-10.7 711 92.5 89.3-94.8
Region II 1,396 120 8.1 6.5- 9.9 1,276 91.9 90.1-93.5
Region III 1,554 118 7.2 5.9- 8.9 1,436 92.8 91.1-94.1
Region IV 906 77 7.8 5.9-10.3 829 92.2 89.7-94.1
Region V 538 34 7.9 4.9-12.6 504 92.1 87.4-95.1
Region VI 590 42 6.8 4.8- 9.7 548 93.2 90.3-95.2
Region VII 892 69 8.6 6.2-11.7 823 91.4 88.3-93.8
Region VIII 366 27 6.8 4.4-10.2 339 93.2 89.8-95.6

* 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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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