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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Childhood Asthma

Earlier you said there were children age 17 or younger living in your household. How many of these children have ever been diagnosed with asthma*?

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  Total
Respond.#
One Child Two or More Children None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,983 295 15.2 13.3-17.2 56 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,632 81.9 79.7-83.9
GENDER
Male 649 74 13.0 10.1-16.6 9 1.6 0.8- 3.1 566 85.4 81.7-88.5
Female 1,334 221 16.8 14.6-19.2 47 4.0 2.8- 5.8 1,066 79.2 76.5-81.7
RACE
White 1,401 193 13.6 11.7-15.8 28 1.9 1.3- 2.9 1,180 84.4 82.2-86.5
African American 485 89 18.4 14.6-22.9 23 5.0 3.0- 8.2 373 76.6 71.7-80.9
Other 80 12 16.6 8.2-30.8 4 3.7 1.2-11.1 64 79.7 65.8-88.9
HISPANIC
Yes 61 8 14.7 7.2-27.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 52 84.3 71.3-92.1
No 1,913 287 15.2 13.4-17.3 54 3.0 2.2- 4.2 1,572 81.7 79.5-83.8
AGE
18-24 165 24 15.9 10.2-23.9 7 4.8 2.0-11.0 134 79.4 70.8-85.9
25-34 603 102 17.3 14.0-21.1 18 2.9 1.7- 4.9 483 79.8 75.8-83.3
35-44 730 105 14.6 11.9-17.8 24 3.0 1.9- 4.7 601 82.4 79.0-85.3
45-54 363 51 13.9 10.5-18.3 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0 306 84.4 79.9-88.0
55-64 75 7 7.7 3.1-18.0 1 2.0 0.3-13.0 67 90.3 79.3-95.8
65+ 39 3 6.7 1.9-21.4 0 0.0 . - . 36 93.3 78.6-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 40 21.7 15.6-29.2 9 3.9 1.9- 7.8 152 74.4 66.7-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 633 102 16.7 13.4-20.7 19 3.6 2.0- 6.4 512 79.7 75.3-83.4
Some Post-H.S. 527 66 11.3 8.7-14.7 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 444 86.1 82.4-89.0
College Graduate 622 87 13.7 10.9-17.1 11 2.0 1.0- 3.9 524 84.3 80.8-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 215 48 21.5 15.6-29.0 10 6.5 3.0-13.2 157 72.0 63.8-78.9
$15,000- $24,999 330 73 21.8 17.1-27.5 17 4.4 2.4- 7.9 240 73.8 67.9-78.9
$25,000- $34,999 243 34 13.8 9.5-19.7 3 1.4 0.3- 5.8 206 84.8 78.6-89.4
$35,000- $49,999 324 36 10.1 7.0-14.3 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5 279 87.2 82.6-90.8
$50,000+ 725 80 11.0 8.7-13.8 14 2.0 1.1- 3.5 631 87.1 84.1-89.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 107 17 14.3 8.4-23.1 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1 88 83.9 74.8-90.2
Appalachia II 234 33 17.4 12.1-24.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.9 197 81.3 74.3-86.7
Appalachia III 156 27 15.2 9.7-23.0 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 127 83.5 75.6-89.2
Catawba 155 19 11.9 7.2-19.0 7 3.9 1.8- 8.3 129 84.2 76.8-89.6
Edisto Savannah 165 25 15.2 9.9-22.7 8 6.4 2.7-14.4 132 78.4 69.7-85.1
Low Country 77 13 18.7 10.3-31.6 2 6.3 1.1-27.9 62 75.0 59.6-85.9
Palmetto 317 41 12.0 8.5-16.6 11 3.7 1.9- 7.1 265 84.3 79.2-88.3
Pee Dee 164 27 16.0 10.5-23.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 136 83.6 76.0-89.2
Trident 256 39 16.7 11.3-24.2 9 2.9 1.4- 5.7 208 80.4 73.0-86.2
Upper Savannah 97 15 12.9 7.5-21.4 2 1.4 0.3- 5.3 80 85.7 77.1-91.5
Waccamaw 142 24 20.2 12.9-30.2 5 3.5 1.4- 8.8 113 76.3 66.2-84.1
Wateree 100 12 11.3 5.6-21.5 3 4.5 1.3-15.0 85 84.2 72.9-91.4

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having children.

#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

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