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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 9,794 841 7.8 7.0- 8.8 375 4.8 4.0- 5.7 8,578 87.4 86.1-88.6
GENDER
Male 3,704 215 5.6 4.5- 7.0 143 4.8 3.6- 6.4 3,346 89.5 87.6-91.2
Female 6,090 626 9.9 8.6-11.3 232 4.7 3.8- 5.8 5,232 85.4 83.7-86.9
RACE
White 6,362 483 6.8 5.9- 7.9 229 4.5 3.7- 5.6 5,650 88.6 87.3-89.9
African American 2,674 274 10.1 8.0-12.6 115 5.2 3.4- 7.8 2,285 84.8 81.6-87.5
Other 473 51 8.3 4.8-14.0 23 5.4 3.1- 9.5 399 86.2 80.1-90.7
HISPANIC
Yes 157 17 12.3 5.2-26.1 4 3.5 1.1-10.6 136 84.2 70.9-92.2
No 9,393 791 7.6 6.8- 8.6 366 4.8 4.0- 5.8 8,236 87.5 86.3-88.7
AGE
18-24 284 31 10.0 6.0-16.3 23 10.5 6.0-17.8 230 79.5 71.5-85.7
25-34 693 62 6.4 4.6- 8.9 42 7.0 4.8-10.2 589 86.6 82.9-89.6
35-44 1,231 101 7.3 5.4- 9.9 43 3.3 2.2- 4.8 1,087 89.4 86.6-91.7
45-54 1,843 176 8.4 6.8-10.3 75 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,592 88.0 85.8-89.9
55-64 2,363 195 6.9 5.6- 8.5 99 4.1 3.0- 5.4 2,069 89.0 87.1-90.7
65+ 3,380 276 8.9 7.4-10.7 93 2.9 2.2- 3.9 3,011 88.2 86.3-89.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,373 203 15.6 12.3-19.7 46 4.1 2.4- 6.9 1,124 80.3 75.9-84.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,064 270 7.7 6.2- 9.4 112 4.3 2.9- 6.2 2,682 88.1 85.7-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,463 214 7.7 6.1- 9.6 100 5.9 4.2- 8.2 2,149 86.5 83.7-88.8
College Graduate 2,870 154 5.1 3.9- 6.6 117 4.6 3.5- 6.1 2,599 90.3 88.3-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,160 176 13.6 10.7-17.2 41 3.2 1.9- 5.4 943 83.2 79.2-86.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,658 168 10.6 8.1-13.6 74 5.5 3.9- 7.8 1,416 83.9 80.4-86.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,117 89 7.1 4.6-10.9 36 2.8 1.5- 5.2 992 90.0 86.0-93.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,186 76 5.5 3.9- 7.8 47 5.6 3.3- 9.3 1,063 88.9 85.1-91.8
$50,000+ 3,051 162 5.8 4.5- 7.4 118 5.1 3.8- 6.7 2,771 89.2 87.1-91.0
REGION**
Region I 1,262 114 8.7 6.7-11.3 50 4.0 2.8- 5.8 1,098 87.3 84.4-89.7
Region II 1,239 122 8.4 6.2-11.3 45 3.3 2.1- 5.1 1,072 88.3 85.1-90.9
Region III 1,312 116 6.8 5.1- 9.1 48 4.5 3.0- 6.8 1,148 88.6 85.7-91.0
Region IV 1,167 112 8.7 6.4-11.6 46 5.5 3.4- 8.8 1,009 85.8 82.0-88.9
Region V 1,176 96 7.8 6.0-10.1 45 5.1 3.5- 7.3 1,035 87.2 84.2-89.6
Region VI 1,254 96 9.0 6.7-12.0 57 8.4 5.4-13.0 1,101 82.5 77.9-86.4
Region VII 1,188 88 6.9 4.7-10.0 41 5.0 2.6- 9.5 1,059 88.1 83.5-91.6
Region VIII 1,196 97 7.3 5.4- 9.7 43 4.5 3.0- 6.8 1,056 88.2 85.2-90.7

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

** 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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