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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Adults who have been told they CURRENTLY have asthma (Current Asthma Prevalence).*

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  Total #
Respondents
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,325 9,527 92.5 91.6-93.2 798 7.5 6.8- 8.4
GENDER
Male 3,891 3,706 94.1 92.6-95.2 185 5.9 4.8- 7.4
Female 6,434 5,821 91.0 90.0-91.9 613 9.0 8.1-10.0
RACE
White 7,594 7,050 93.1 92.3-93.9 544 6.9 6.1- 7.7
African American 2,032 1,845 91.5 89.5-93.1 187 8.5 6.9-10.5
Other 481 432 90.3 85.0-93.9 49 9.7 6.1-15.0
HISPANIC
Yes 162 150 94.6 89.8-97.2 12 5.4 2.8-10.2
No 9,993 9,223 92.5 91.6-93.2 770 7.5 6.8- 8.4
AGE
18-24 353 321 91.9 87.7-94.7 32 8.1 5.3-12.3
25-34 925 843 91.1 88.3-93.3 82 8.9 6.7-11.7
35-44 1,566 1,467 93.9 91.9-95.4 99 6.1 4.6- 8.1
45-54 2,170 1,984 92.4 91.1-93.6 186 7.6 6.4- 8.9
55-64 2,263 2,066 91.9 90.3-93.2 197 8.1 6.8- 9.7
65+ 3,048 2,846 93.4 92.2-94.4 202 6.6 5.6- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,323 1,140 86.0 82.7-88.8 183 14.0 11.2-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,113 2,880 92.9 91.5-94.1 233 7.1 5.9- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,582 2,389 91.8 89.7-93.5 193 8.2 6.5-10.3
College Graduate 3,276 3,090 95.2 94.2-96.0 186 4.8 4.0- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,010 855 85.5 82.5-88.1 155 14.5 11.9-17.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,473 1,328 87.8 84.2-90.7 145 12.2 9.3-15.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,151 1,075 93.7 91.6-95.4 76 6.3 4.6- 8.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,468 1,370 94.3 92.4-95.7 98 5.7 4.3- 7.6
$50,000+ 3,741 3,536 94.5 93.3-95.5 205 5.5 4.5- 6.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 742 682 92.3 89.6-94.3 60 7.7 5.7-10.4
Appalachia II 702 659 93.7 90.5-95.8 43 6.3 4.2- 9.5
Appalachia III 518 471 90.8 86.5-93.9 47 9.2 6.1-13.5
Catawba 421 393 93.3 89.4-95.8 28 6.7 4.2-10.6
Edisto Savannah 1,290 1,186 92.6 90.7-94.2 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3
Low Country 1,222 1,132 91.8 89.1-93.9 90 8.2 6.1-10.9
Palmetto 857 797 93.6 91.2-95.3 60 6.4 4.7- 8.8
Pee Dee 796 730 92.1 89.4-94.2 66 7.9 5.8-10.6
Trident 1,246 1,148 91.9 89.1-94.0 98 8.1 6.0-10.9
Upper Savannah 618 576 93.6 90.5-95.7 42 6.4 4.3- 9.5
Waccamaw 1,270 1,181 93.1 91.1-94.7 89 6.9 5.3- 8.9
Wateree 504 444 89.6 85.8-92.5 60 10.4 7.5-14.2
Region***
Region I 1,360 1,258 92.9 90.9-94.4 102 7.1 5.6- 9.1
Region II 1,220 1,130 92.4 90.0-94.3 90 7.6 5.7-10.0
Region III 1,278 1,190 93.5 91.6-95.0 88 6.5 5.0- 8.4
Region IV 1,300 1,174 91.1 88.9-92.9 126 8.9 7.1-11.1
Region V 1,290 1,186 92.6 90.7-94.2 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3
Region VI 1,270 1,181 93.1 91.1-94.7 89 6.9 5.3- 8.9
Region VII 1,246 1,148 91.9 89.1-94.0 98 8.1 6.0-10.9
Region VIII 1,222 1,132 91.8 89.1-93.9 90 8.2 6.1-10.9

*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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