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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 8,972 722 7.7 6.9- 8.5 8,250 92.3 91.5-93.1
GENDER
Male 3,474 199 5.9 4.8- 7.1 3,275 94.1 92.9-95.2
Female 5,498 523 9.3 8.4-10.4 4,975 90.7 89.6-91.6
RACE
White 6,791 536 7.5 6.7- 8.4 6,255 92.5 91.6-93.3
African American 1,857 155 7.9 6.3- 9.9 1,702 92.1 90.1-93.7
Other 242 28 9.5 5.7-15.5 214 90.5 84.5-94.3
HISPANIC
Yes 181 16 6.6 3.7-11.6 165 93.4 88.4-96.3
No 8,613 688 7.7 6.9- 8.5 7,925 92.3 91.5-93.1
AGE
18-24 334 29 9.3 6.0-14.1 305 90.7 85.9-94.0
25-34 945 63 6.8 5.1- 9.0 882 93.2 91.0-94.9
35-44 1,435 109 7.5 6.0- 9.4 1,326 92.5 90.6-94.0
45-54 1,817 153 7.6 6.3- 9.2 1,664 92.4 90.8-93.7
55-64 1,871 176 9.0 7.5-10.7 1,695 91.0 89.3-92.5
65+ 2,482 186 6.9 5.8- 8.1 2,296 93.1 91.9-94.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,316 163 11.6 9.4-14.3 1,153 88.4 85.7-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 227 8.1 6.7- 9.7 2,525 91.9 90.3-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,208 180 7.3 6.0- 8.8 2,028 92.7 91.2-94.0
College Graduate 2,668 151 5.7 4.6- 6.9 2,517 94.3 93.1-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,067 164 13.8 11.3-16.8 903 86.2 83.2-88.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,349 134 10.1 8.0-12.7 1,215 89.9 87.3-92.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,007 74 7.0 5.0- 9.7 933 93.0 90.3-95.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,249 92 7.3 5.6- 9.4 1,157 92.7 90.6-94.4
$50,000+ 3,000 155 5.4 4.4- 6.6 2,845 94.6 93.4-95.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 707 70 8.3 6.3-10.7 637 91.7 89.3-93.7
Appalachia II 653 57 7.1 5.2- 9.7 596 92.9 90.3-94.8
Appalachia III 495 41 8.5 6.0-11.9 454 91.5 88.1-94.0
Catawba 379 27 7.9 4.9-12.5 352 92.1 87.5-95.1
Edisto Savannah 1,065 93 8.9 6.7-11.7 972 91.1 88.3-93.3
Low Country 933 72 7.1 5.3- 9.4 861 92.9 90.6-94.7
Palmetto 839 68 7.2 5.4- 9.7 771 92.8 90.3-94.6
Pee Dee 745 59 8.0 5.8-10.9 686 92.0 89.1-94.2
Trident 1,035 82 7.7 5.7-10.3 953 92.3 89.7-94.3
Upper Savannah 584 33 4.4 3.0- 6.5 551 95.6 93.5-97.0
Waccamaw 944 70 7.8 5.5-11.0 874 92.2 89.0-94.5
Wateree 479 35 7.3 4.9-10.7 444 92.7 89.3-95.1
Region***
Region I 1,291 103 6.5 5.2- 8.1 1,188 93.5 91.9-94.8
Region II 1,148 98 7.8 6.1- 9.8 1,050 92.2 90.2-93.9
Region III 1,218 95 7.4 5.8- 9.5 1,123 92.6 90.5-94.2
Region IV 1,224 94 7.7 6.1- 9.9 1,130 92.3 90.1-93.9
Region V 1,065 93 8.9 6.7-11.7 972 91.1 88.3-93.3
Region VI 944 70 7.8 5.5-11.0 874 92.2 89.0-94.5
Region VII 1,035 82 7.7 5.7-10.3 953 92.3 89.7-94.3
Region VIII 933 72 7.1 5.3- 9.4 861 92.9 90.6-94.7

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

#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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