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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Adults who have EVER been told they have asthma (Lifetime Asthma Prevalence).*

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  Total #
Respondents
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,167 8,869 86.3 85.0-87.5 1,298 13.7 12.5-15.0
GENDER
Male 3,698 3,339 88.9 87.0-90.6 359 11.1 9.4-13.0
Female 6,469 5,530 83.9 82.2-85.5 939 16.1 14.5-17.8
RACE
White 6,658 5,855 86.4 84.8-87.9 803 13.6 12.1-15.2
African American 2,706 2,346 86.4 83.7-88.7 360 13.6 11.3-16.3
Other 485 406 87.0 81.5-91.1 79 13.0 8.9-18.5
HISPANIC
Yes 178 157 88.8 76.4-95.1 21 11.2 4.9-23.6
No 9,727 8,494 86.4 85.1-87.6 1,233 13.6 12.4-14.9
AGE
18-24 321 258 78.4 71.2-84.2 63 21.6 15.8-28.8
25-34 858 761 87.0 83.0-90.1 97 13.0 9.9-17.0
35-44 1,379 1,219 88.3 85.4-90.6 160 11.7 9.4-14.6
45-54 2,029 1,770 87.1 84.7-89.2 259 12.9 10.8-15.3
55-64 2,274 1,937 85.3 83.0-87.3 337 14.7 12.7-17.0
65+ 3,306 2,924 88.3 86.6-89.8 382 11.7 10.2-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,385 1,152 82.7 78.8-86.0 233 17.3 14.0-21.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,419 2,939 84.5 81.9-86.7 480 15.5 13.3-18.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,458 2,147 85.8 83.1-88.2 311 14.2 11.8-16.9
College Graduate 2,883 2,610 90.2 88.2-91.8 273 9.8 8.2-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,224 997 80.7 76.7-84.1 227 19.3 15.9-23.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,667 1,418 85.8 82.2-88.7 249 14.2 11.3-17.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,094 951 84.6 79.3-88.8 143 15.4 11.2-20.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,309 1,165 85.6 81.3-89.0 144 14.4 11.0-18.7
$50,000+ 3,278 2,946 89.2 87.3-90.8 332 10.8 9.2-12.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 421 364 87.6 83.1-91.1 57 12.4 8.9-16.9
Appalachia II 686 589 83.8 79.1-87.7 97 16.2 12.3-20.9
Appalachia III 563 492 85.2 78.9-89.8 71 14.8 10.2-21.1
Catawba 262 228 86.2 79.5-90.9 34 13.8 9.1-20.5
Edisto Savannah 1,237 1,076 86.8 83.7-89.4 161 13.2 10.6-16.3
Low Country 1,212 1,077 88.7 85.7-91.1 135 11.3 8.9-14.3
Palmetto 1,072 963 88.4 84.2-91.6 109 11.6 8.4-15.8
Pee Dee 675 576 84.2 79.5-87.9 99 15.8 12.1-20.5
Trident 1,194 1,032 86.5 82.8-89.6 162 13.5 10.4-17.2
Upper Savannah 928 818 86.4 81.6-90.2 110 13.6 9.8-18.4
Waccamaw 1,243 1,082 85.3 81.2-88.6 161 14.7 11.4-18.8
Wateree 556 474 86.9 82.2-90.6 82 13.1 9.4-17.8
Region***
Region I 1,349 1,182 87.1 83.9-89.7 167 12.9 10.3-16.1
Region II 1,249 1,081 84.4 80.7-87.5 168 15.6 12.5-19.3
Region III 1,334 1,191 87.7 84.2-90.5 143 12.3 9.5-15.8
Region IV 1,231 1,050 85.3 81.9-88.0 181 14.7 12.0-18.1
Region V 1,237 1,076 86.8 83.7-89.4 161 13.2 10.6-16.3
Region VI 1,243 1,082 85.3 81.2-88.6 161 14.7 11.4-18.8
Region VII 1,194 1,032 86.5 82.8-89.6 162 13.5 10.4-17.2
Region VIII 1,212 1,077 88.7 85.7-91.1 135 11.3 8.9-14.3

*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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