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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Computed Asthma Status*

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  Total #
Respondents
Current Former Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,325 798 7.5 6.8- 8.4 396 4.1 3.5- 4.7 9,131 88.4 87.4-89.3
GENDER
Male 3,891 185 5.9 4.8- 7.4 146 4.2 3.4- 5.3 3,560 89.8 88.2-91.3
Female 6,434 613 9.0 8.1-10.0 250 3.9 3.3- 4.7 5,571 87.1 85.9-88.1
RACE
White 7,594 544 6.9 6.1- 7.7 289 4.1 3.5- 4.9 6,761 89.0 87.9-90.0
African American 2,032 187 8.5 6.9-10.5 73 3.6 2.7- 4.9 1,772 87.8 85.7-89.7
Other 481 49 9.7 6.1-15.0 25 5.0 2.9- 8.6 407 85.3 79.6-89.6
HISPANIC
Yes 162 12 5.4 2.8-10.2 6 3.9 1.5-10.0 144 90.7 84.2-94.7
No 9,993 770 7.5 6.8- 8.4 384 4.1 3.5- 4.7 8,839 88.4 87.4-89.3
AGE
18-24 353 32 8.1 5.3-12.3 23 7.2 4.5-11.3 298 84.7 79.5-88.8
25-34 925 82 8.9 6.7-11.7 46 4.4 3.1- 6.3 797 86.7 83.6-89.3
35-44 1,566 99 6.1 4.6- 8.1 62 3.7 2.7- 4.9 1,405 90.2 88.0-92.1
45-54 2,170 186 7.6 6.4- 8.9 71 3.4 2.5- 4.7 1,913 89.0 87.3-90.5
55-64 2,263 197 8.1 6.8- 9.7 89 4.0 3.1- 5.1 1,977 87.9 86.1-89.5
65+ 3,048 202 6.6 5.6- 7.8 105 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,741 90.1 88.7-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,323 183 14.0 11.2-17.3 46 4.2 2.8- 6.2 1,094 81.8 78.2-84.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,113 233 7.1 5.9- 8.5 102 3.3 2.5- 4.4 2,778 89.6 87.9-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,582 193 8.2 6.5-10.3 115 4.8 3.7- 6.2 2,274 87.0 84.7-89.0
College Graduate 3,276 186 4.8 4.0- 5.8 132 4.2 3.3- 5.4 2,958 91.0 89.5-92.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,010 155 14.5 11.9-17.5 41 3.3 2.2- 4.9 814 82.2 79.0-85.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,473 145 12.2 9.3-15.8 54 4.1 2.8- 6.0 1,274 83.7 80.0-86.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,151 76 6.3 4.6- 8.4 47 4.3 3.0- 6.2 1,028 89.4 86.8-91.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,468 98 5.7 4.3- 7.6 64 5.0 3.4- 7.3 1,306 89.3 86.6-91.5
$50,000+ 3,741 205 5.5 4.5- 6.7 136 3.7 3.0- 4.6 3,400 90.7 89.3-92.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 742 60 7.7 5.7-10.4 23 4.4 2.6- 7.5 659 87.8 84.3-90.7
Appalachia II 702 43 6.3 4.2- 9.5 34 4.2 2.8- 6.2 625 89.5 86.1-92.2
Appalachia III 518 47 9.2 6.1-13.5 20 4.1 2.2- 7.4 451 86.8 81.9-90.5
Catawba 421 28 6.7 4.2-10.6 15 3.8 2.0- 7.0 378 89.5 85.0-92.7
Edisto Savannah 1,290 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3 54 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,132 87.8 85.2-89.9
Low Country 1,222 90 8.2 6.1-10.9 48 5.9 3.8- 9.0 1,084 85.9 82.4-88.9
Palmetto 857 60 6.4 4.7- 8.8 31 4.7 3.0- 7.1 766 88.9 85.8-91.4
Pee Dee 796 66 7.9 5.8-10.6 23 2.7 1.6- 4.4 707 89.4 86.4-91.8
Trident 1,246 98 8.1 6.0-10.9 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,097 88.3 85.4-90.7
Upper Savannah 618 42 6.4 4.3- 9.5 28 5.5 3.4- 8.5 548 88.1 84.3-91.1
Waccamaw 1,270 89 6.9 5.3- 8.9 51 3.6 2.5- 5.3 1,130 89.5 87.1-91.5
Wateree 504 60 10.4 7.5-14.2 13 2.4 1.1- 4.8 431 87.2 83.1-90.5
Region***
Region I 1,360 102 7.1 5.6- 9.1 51 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,207 88.0 85.4-90.1
Region II 1,220 90 7.6 5.7-10.0 54 4.1 2.9- 5.8 1,076 88.3 85.5-90.6
Region III 1,278 88 6.5 5.0- 8.4 46 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,144 89.1 86.6-91.1
Region IV 1,300 126 8.9 7.1-11.1 36 2.5 1.7- 3.9 1,138 88.5 86.2-90.6
Region V 1,290 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3 54 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,132 87.8 85.2-89.9
Region VI 1,270 89 6.9 5.3- 8.9 51 3.6 2.5- 5.3 1,130 89.5 87.1-91.5
Region VII 1,246 98 8.1 6.0-10.9 51 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,097 88.3 85.4-90.7
Region VIII 1,222 90 8.2 6.1-10.9 48 5.9 3.8- 9.0 1,084 85.9 82.4-88.9

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

#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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