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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Asthma

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,395 603 6.6 6.0- 7.3 7,792 93.4 92.7-94.0
GENDER
Male 3,303 152 4.5 3.7- 5.4 3,151 95.5 94.6-96.3
Female 5,092 451 8.6 7.7- 9.5 4,641 91.4 90.5-92.3
RACE
White 6,313 446 6.9 6.2- 7.7 5,867 93.1 92.3-93.8
African American 1,813 139 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,674 93.7 92.3-94.9
Other 207 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 195 95.9 92.5-97.8
HISPANIC
Yes 114 7 5.0 2.3-10.7 107 95.0 89.3-97.7
No 8,134 579 6.6 6.0- 7.2 7,555 93.4 92.8-94.0
AGE
18-24 400 28 5.5 3.7- 8.2 372 94.5 91.8-96.3
25-34 1,024 63 6.0 4.6- 7.8 961 94.0 92.2-95.4
35-44 1,479 94 6.3 5.1- 7.9 1,385 93.7 92.1-94.9
45-54 1,676 127 6.9 5.7- 8.3 1,549 93.1 91.7-94.3
55-64 1,637 138 8.1 6.7- 9.7 1,499 91.9 90.3-93.3
65+ 2,105 147 6.8 5.7- 8.2 1,958 93.2 91.8-94.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,138 132 11.6 9.4-14.1 1,006 88.4 85.9-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,664 183 5.8 4.9- 6.9 2,481 94.2 93.1-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,110 155 7.0 5.8- 8.4 1,955 93.0 91.6-94.2
College Graduate 2,460 131 4.9 4.1- 5.9 2,329 95.1 94.1-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,019 119 9.9 8.0-12.2 900 90.1 87.8-92.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,339 125 8.3 6.7-10.3 1,214 91.7 89.7-93.3
$25,000- $34,999 978 75 7.6 5.8- 9.8 903 92.4 90.2-94.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,226 63 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,163 95.3 93.8-96.5
$50,000+ 2,690 136 5.1 4.2- 6.2 2,554 94.9 93.8-95.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 520 35 6.9 4.6-10.4 485 93.1 89.6-95.4
Appalachia II 936 64 6.0 4.5- 7.9 872 94.0 92.1-95.5
Appalachia III 698 62 7.8 5.7-10.5 636 92.2 89.5-94.3
Catawba 543 44 7.2 5.2- 9.9 499 92.8 90.1-94.8
Edisto Savannah 630 45 6.4 4.6- 8.8 585 93.6 91.2-95.4
Low Country 446 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7 419 95.0 92.3-96.8
Palmetto 1,279 86 6.0 4.7- 7.7 1,193 94.0 92.3-95.3
Pee Dee 694 48 5.7 4.0- 8.0 646 94.3 92.0-96.0
Trident 984 75 7.3 5.5- 9.5 909 92.7 90.5-94.5
Upper Savannah 463 28 7.3 4.7-11.0 435 92.7 89.0-95.3
Waccamaw 672 45 6.4 4.5- 9.0 627 93.6 91.0-95.5
Wateree 415 32 8.3 5.6-12.2 383 91.7 87.8-94.4
Region***
Region I 983 63 7.1 5.3- 9.5 920 92.9 90.5-94.7
Region II 1,634 126 6.7 5.5- 8.3 1,508 93.3 91.7-94.5
Region III 1,822 130 6.4 5.2- 7.7 1,692 93.6 92.3-94.8
Region IV 1,109 80 6.7 5.1- 8.6 1,029 93.3 91.4-94.9
Region V 630 45 6.4 4.6- 8.8 585 93.6 91.2-95.4
Region VI 672 45 6.4 4.5- 9.0 627 93.6 91.0-95.5
Region VII 984 75 7.3 5.5- 9.5 909 92.7 90.5-94.5
Region VIII 446 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7 419 95.0 92.3-96.8

* 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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