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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for lifetime asthma prevalence*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,496 4,028 90.0 88.7-91.2 468 10.0 8.8-11.3
GENDER
Male 1,746 1,590 91.1 89.0-92.8 156 8.9 7.2-11.0
Female 2,750 2,438 89.1 87.3-90.6 312 10.9 9.4-12.7
RACE
White 3,349 2,994 89.9 88.5-91.2 355 10.1 8.8-11.5
African American 1,001 907 91.1 88.1-93.4 94 8.9 6.6-11.9
Other Minorities 101 89 85.7 72.2-93.3 12 14.3 6.7-27.8
HISPANIC
Yes 99 84 80.5 65.0-90.2 15 19.5 9.8-35.0
No 4,324 3,880 90.4 89.1-91.5 444 9.6 8.5-10.9
AGE
18-24 313 264 85.8 80.3-90.0 49 14.2 10.0-19.7
25-34 745 676 90.3 86.5-93.1 69 9.7 6.9-13.5
35-44 897 795 89.5 86.6-91.8 102 10.5 8.2-13.4
45-54 888 795 89.8 86.7-92.2 93 10.2 7.8-13.3
55-64 719 638 91.1 88.4-93.2 81 8.9 6.8-11.6
65+ 898 828 93.4 91.2-95.0 70 6.6 5.0- 8.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 591 87.2 83.0-90.6 98 12.8 9.4-17.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,432 1,278 90.5 88.3-92.4 154 9.5 7.6-11.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 1,007 89.3 86.2-91.7 113 10.7 8.3-13.8
College Graduate 1,252 1,149 91.6 89.5-93.3 103 8.4 6.7-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 603 508 84.2 79.3-88.2 95 15.8 11.8-20.7
$15,000- 24,999 792 707 89.7 85.7-92.7 85 10.3 7.3-14.3
$25,000- 34,999 581 521 89.0 84.3-92.5 60 11.0 7.5-15.7
$35,000- 49,999 729 664 93.0 90.5-94.8 65 7.0 5.2- 9.5
$50,000+ 1,231 1,127 91.7 89.7-93.4 104 8.3 6.6-10.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 174 90.7 84.8-94.4 19 9.3 5.6-15.2
Appalachia II 374 338 91.0 87.3-93.7 36 9.0 6.3-12.7
Appalachia III 274 244 89.9 85.4-93.1 30 10.1 6.9-14.6
Catawba 206 187 90.3 83.3-94.6 19 9.7 5.4-16.7
Edisto 94 85 89.5 78.3-95.2 9 10.5 4.8-21.7
Low Country 186 169 91.3 84.9-95.1 17 8.7 4.9-15.1
Palmetto 480 425 85.7 80.5-89.6 55 14.3 10.4-19.5
Pee Dee 1,346 1,189 87.5 84.5-89.9 157 12.5 10.1-15.5
Savannah 156 142 93.4 88.6-96.2 14 6.6 3.8-11.4
Trident 413 373 89.8 85.6-92.9 40 10.2 7.1-14.4
Upper Savannah 297 268 92.0 86.5-95.3 29 8.0 4.7-13.5
Waccamaw 266 245 94.7 91.3-96.8 21 5.3 3.2- 8.7
Wateree 157 139 90.1 83.2-94.3 18 9.9 5.7-16.8

*Data in this table were derived from the asthma questions 1: ever told having Asthma

#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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