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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,192 208 6.5 5.6- 7.6 2,984 93.5 92.4-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,262 54 4.8 3.5- 6.5 1,208 95.2 93.5-96.5
Female 1,930 154 8.1 6.8- 9.6 1,776 91.9 90.4-93.2
RACE
White 2,385 153 6.5 5.4- 7.8 2,232 93.5 92.2-94.6
African American 672 42 5.9 4.2- 8.2 630 94.1 91.8-95.8
Other Minorities 102 10 10.1 4.6-20.7 92 89.9 79.3-95.4
HISPANIC
Yes 82 12 23.8 13.3-39.0 70 76.2 61.0-86.7
No 3,090 193 5.9 5.0- 6.9 2,897 94.1 93.1-95.0
AGE
18-24 276 17 6.4 3.9-10.5 259 93.6 89.5-96.1
25-34 599 34 7.2 4.7-10.9 565 92.8 89.1-95.3
35-44 674 41 5.4 3.9- 7.4 633 94.6 92.6-96.1
45-54 640 43 6.4 4.6- 8.9 597 93.6 91.1-95.4
55-64 420 28 6.1 4.1- 8.9 392 93.9 91.1-95.9
65+ 527 41 7.7 5.5-10.7 486 92.3 89.3-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 48 12.4 8.7-17.3 374 87.6 82.7-91.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 966 57 5.4 4.0- 7.2 909 94.6 92.8-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 903 58 6.7 5.1- 8.8 845 93.3 91.2-94.9
College Graduate 893 45 4.4 3.2- 6.1 848 95.6 93.9-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 38 11.9 8.1-17.2 268 88.1 82.8-91.9
$15,000- 24,999 527 34 6.6 4.3- 9.9 493 93.4 90.1-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 467 25 5.7 3.8- 8.6 442 94.3 91.4-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 535 34 5.9 4.1- 8.3 501 94.1 91.7-95.9
$50,000+ 876 45 5.1 3.7- 6.9 831 94.9 93.1-96.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 15 7.0 4.1-11.6 187 93.0 88.4-95.9
Appalachia II 388 24 6.2 4.0- 9.6 364 93.8 90.4-96.0
Appalachia III 220 14 6.8 3.9-11.4 206 93.2 88.6-96.1
Catawba 203 14 6.7 3.8-11.6 189 93.3 88.4-96.2
Edisto 92 4 2.6 0.9- 7.1 88 97.4 92.9-99.1
Low Country 152 6 3.2 1.4- 7.1 146 96.8 92.9-98.6
Palmetto 503 33 6.8 4.4-10.2 470 93.2 89.8-95.6
Pee Dee 218 14 6.3 3.4-11.3 204 93.7 88.7-96.6
Savannah 141 16 11.4 6.6-18.9 125 88.6 81.1-93.4
Trident 406 29 6.4 4.2- 9.5 377 93.6 90.5-95.8
Upper Savannah 177 11 5.6 2.9-10.6 166 94.4 89.4-97.1
Waccamaw 247 17 6.5 3.8-11.1 230 93.5 88.9-96.2
Wateree 188 7 3.4 1.6- 7.4 181 96.6 92.6-98.4

*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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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