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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 10,325 798 7.5 6.8- 8.4 9,527 92.5 91.6-93.2
GENDER
Male 3,891 185 5.9 4.8- 7.4 3,706 94.1 92.6-95.2
Female 6,434 613 9.0 8.1-10.0 5,821 91.0 90.0-91.9
RACE
White 7,594 544 6.9 6.1- 7.7 7,050 93.1 92.3-93.9
African American 2,032 187 8.5 6.9-10.5 1,845 91.5 89.5-93.1
Other 481 49 9.7 6.1-15.0 432 90.3 85.0-93.9
HISPANIC
Yes 162 12 5.4 2.8-10.2 150 94.6 89.8-97.2
No 9,993 770 7.5 6.8- 8.4 9,223 92.5 91.6-93.2
AGE
18-24 353 32 8.1 5.3-12.3 321 91.9 87.7-94.7
25-34 925 82 8.9 6.7-11.7 843 91.1 88.3-93.3
35-44 1,566 99 6.1 4.6- 8.1 1,467 93.9 91.9-95.4
45-54 2,170 186 7.6 6.4- 8.9 1,984 92.4 91.1-93.6
55-64 2,263 197 8.1 6.8- 9.7 2,066 91.9 90.3-93.2
65+ 3,048 202 6.6 5.6- 7.8 2,846 93.4 92.2-94.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,323 183 14.0 11.2-17.3 1,140 86.0 82.7-88.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,113 233 7.1 5.9- 8.5 2,880 92.9 91.5-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,582 193 8.2 6.5-10.3 2,389 91.8 89.7-93.5
College Graduate 3,276 186 4.8 4.0- 5.8 3,090 95.2 94.2-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,010 155 14.5 11.9-17.5 855 85.5 82.5-88.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,473 145 12.2 9.3-15.8 1,328 87.8 84.2-90.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,151 76 6.3 4.6- 8.4 1,075 93.7 91.6-95.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,468 98 5.7 4.3- 7.6 1,370 94.3 92.4-95.7
$50,000+ 3,741 205 5.5 4.5- 6.7 3,536 94.5 93.3-95.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 742 60 7.7 5.7-10.4 682 92.3 89.6-94.3
Appalachia II 702 43 6.3 4.2- 9.5 659 93.7 90.5-95.8
Appalachia III 518 47 9.2 6.1-13.5 471 90.8 86.5-93.9
Catawba 421 28 6.7 4.2-10.6 393 93.3 89.4-95.8
Edisto Savannah 1,290 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,186 92.6 90.7-94.2
Low Country 1,222 90 8.2 6.1-10.9 1,132 91.8 89.1-93.9
Palmetto 857 60 6.4 4.7- 8.8 797 93.6 91.2-95.3
Pee Dee 796 66 7.9 5.8-10.6 730 92.1 89.4-94.2
Trident 1,246 98 8.1 6.0-10.9 1,148 91.9 89.1-94.0
Upper Savannah 618 42 6.4 4.3- 9.5 576 93.6 90.5-95.7
Waccamaw 1,270 89 6.9 5.3- 8.9 1,181 93.1 91.1-94.7
Wateree 504 60 10.4 7.5-14.2 444 89.6 85.8-92.5
Region***
Region I 1,360 102 7.1 5.6- 9.1 1,258 92.9 90.9-94.4
Region II 1,220 90 7.6 5.7-10.0 1,130 92.4 90.0-94.3
Region III 1,278 88 6.5 5.0- 8.4 1,190 93.5 91.6-95.0
Region IV 1,300 126 8.9 7.1-11.1 1,174 91.1 88.9-92.9
Region V 1,290 104 7.4 5.8- 9.3 1,186 92.6 90.7-94.2
Region VI 1,270 89 6.9 5.3- 8.9 1,181 93.1 91.1-94.7
Region VII 1,246 98 8.1 6.0-10.9 1,148 91.9 89.1-94.0
Region VIII 1,222 90 8.2 6.1-10.9 1,132 91.8 89.1-93.9

* 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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