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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Risk Factor for having been told by a doctor, nurse or health professional that they had asthma (Lifetime Asthma Prevalence).*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,010 7,907 87.6 86.6-88.5 1,103 12.4 11.5-13.4
GENDER
Male 3,482 3,136 89.1 87.5-90.5 346 10.9 9.5-12.5
Female 5,528 4,771 86.2 84.9-87.4 757 13.8 12.6-15.1
RACE
White 6,820 5,997 87.9 86.8-88.9 823 12.1 11.1-13.2
African American 1,861 1,632 87.2 84.8-89.3 229 12.8 10.7-15.2
Other 245 204 85.6 78.4-90.7 41 14.4 9.3-21.6
HISPANIC
Yes 181 160 90.4 84.1-94.4 21 9.6 5.6-15.9
No 8,648 7,594 87.5 86.5-88.5 1,054 12.5 11.5-13.5
AGE
18-24 337 285 84.1 78.5-88.4 52 15.9 11.6-21.5
25-34 950 830 86.9 84.2-89.3 120 13.1 10.7-15.8
35-44 1,437 1,281 89.0 86.7-90.9 156 11.0 9.1-13.3
45-54 1,822 1,581 87.1 85.0-88.9 241 12.9 11.1-15.0
55-64 1,882 1,630 87.3 85.4-89.0 252 12.7 11.0-14.6
65+ 2,493 2,221 89.7 88.2-91.0 272 10.3 9.0-11.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,326 1,103 83.3 80.1-86.0 223 16.7 14.0-19.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,763 2,449 88.3 86.3-90.0 314 11.7 10.0-13.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,221 1,928 87.4 85.4-89.1 293 12.6 10.9-14.6
College Graduate 2,672 2,401 89.1 87.3-90.6 271 10.9 9.4-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,075 872 82.8 79.6-85.6 203 17.2 14.4-20.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,353 1,175 86.0 82.9-88.7 178 14.0 11.3-17.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,011 885 87.6 84.5-90.2 126 12.4 9.8-15.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,251 1,110 87.8 85.1-90.0 141 12.2 10.0-14.9
$50,000+ 3,006 2,733 90.2 88.7-91.6 273 9.8 8.4-11.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 710 618 87.9 84.6-90.6 92 12.1 9.4-15.4
Appalachia II 654 576 90.2 87.2-92.5 78 9.8 7.5-12.8
Appalachia III 499 428 84.5 80.0-88.2 71 15.5 11.8-20.0
Catawba 382 341 88.1 83.2-91.7 41 11.9 8.3-16.8
Edisto Savannah 1,069 933 86.3 83.0-89.1 136 13.7 10.9-17.0
Low Country 938 824 88.4 85.6-90.7 114 11.6 9.3-14.4
Palmetto 845 743 88.2 85.0-90.8 102 11.8 9.2-15.0
Pee Dee 745 655 86.4 82.7-89.4 90 13.6 10.6-17.3
Trident 1,039 906 86.3 83.0-89.0 133 13.7 11.0-17.0
Upper Savannah 584 531 91.7 88.6-94.0 53 8.3 6.0-11.4
Waccamaw 950 834 87.6 84.1-90.3 116 12.4 9.7-15.9
Wateree 481 425 88.8 84.9-91.7 56 11.2 8.3-15.1
Region***
Region I 1,294 1,149 89.6 87.4-91.5 145 10.4 8.5-12.6
Region II 1,153 1,004 87.6 85.1-89.7 149 12.4 10.3-14.9
Region III 1,227 1,084 88.2 85.6-90.3 143 11.8 9.7-14.4
Region IV 1,226 1,080 87.4 84.8-89.6 146 12.6 10.4-15.2
Region V 1,069 933 86.3 83.0-89.1 136 13.7 10.9-17.0
Region VI 950 834 87.6 84.1-90.3 116 12.4 9.7-15.9
Region VII 1,039 906 86.3 83.0-89.0 133 13.7 11.0-17.0
Region VIII 938 824 88.4 85.6-90.7 114 11.6 9.3-14.4

*Data in this table was derived from the Asthma questions.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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