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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Computed Asthma Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Current Former Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,080 543 7.6 6.9- 8.5 289 3.9 3.4- 4.5 6,248 88.4 87.5-89.3
GENDER
Male 2,718 131 5.1 4.1- 6.4 106 3.9 3.1- 4.9 2,481 91.0 89.5-92.3
Female 4,362 412 9.9 8.8-11.1 183 4.0 3.4- 4.7 3,767 86.1 84.8-87.3
RACE
White 5,439 405 7.2 6.4- 8.0 227 4.1 3.5- 4.7 4,807 88.8 87.8-89.7
African American 1,399 121 9.2 7.3-11.5 55 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,223 86.9 84.3-89.1
Other 179 13 5.9 3.1-10.7 5 2.7 1.1- 6.7 161 91.4 85.9-94.9
HISPANIC
Yes 129 11 8.5 3.9-17.4 5 1.9 0.7- 4.9 113 89.6 80.9-94.6
No 6,869 521 7.5 6.8- 8.4 284 4.1 3.5- 4.7 6,064 88.4 87.4-89.3
AGE
18-24 416 32 8.3 5.5-12.2 20 4.3 2.7- 6.8 364 87.4 83.2-90.8
25-34 1,047 76 6.9 5.3- 8.8 46 4.4 3.2- 6.0 925 88.8 86.4-90.8
35-44 1,251 89 6.8 5.3- 8.6 53 3.7 2.8- 4.9 1,109 89.5 87.5-91.3
45-54 1,434 123 8.5 6.9-10.4 64 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,247 86.9 84.6-88.8
55-64 1,311 121 8.8 7.3-10.7 54 4.0 3.0- 5.3 1,136 87.2 85.1-89.0
65+ 1,554 100 7.1 5.5- 9.0 52 2.8 2.1- 3.8 1,402 90.1 88.1-91.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 810 111 13.9 11.1-17.4 25 3.3 2.0- 5.3 674 82.7 79.0-85.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,199 180 8.2 6.8- 9.8 87 4.1 3.2- 5.2 1,932 87.7 85.9-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,796 133 6.8 5.5- 8.3 76 3.9 3.0- 5.1 1,587 89.3 87.5-90.9
College Graduate 2,259 118 5.2 4.1- 6.6 101 4.1 3.3- 5.1 2,040 90.7 89.1-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 837 133 15.6 12.6-19.2 37 4.0 2.5- 6.2 667 80.4 76.5-83.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,163 112 10.3 8.0-13.2 52 4.5 3.3- 6.2 999 85.2 82.1-87.8
$25,000- $34,999 855 54 6.4 4.6- 8.8 40 4.9 3.4- 7.0 761 88.7 85.7-91.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,091 68 6.2 4.7- 8.1 42 3.9 2.8- 5.4 981 90.0 87.7-91.9
$50,000+ 2,202 113 4.9 4.0- 6.1 89 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,000 91.3 89.8-92.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 430 34 8.4 5.2-13.2 12 1.8 1.0- 3.3 384 89.8 85.0-93.2
Appalachia II 850 73 8.2 6.3-10.6 38 4.2 2.9- 6.0 739 87.6 84.9-89.9
Appalachia III 546 47 7.9 5.5-11.1 28 5.4 3.6- 8.1 471 86.7 82.9-89.8
Catawba 490 42 8.8 6.2-12.4 26 5.8 3.6- 9.2 422 85.4 81.1-88.9
Edisto Savannah 538 34 7.9 4.9-12.6 22 3.5 2.2- 5.5 482 88.6 84.0-92.1
Low Country 366 27 6.8 4.4-10.2 20 4.4 2.6- 7.2 319 88.9 84.8-91.9
Palmetto 1,064 76 6.4 5.0- 8.3 29 2.7 1.8- 4.1 959 90.8 88.7-92.6
Pee Dee 523 52 9.6 6.8-13.3 18 4.0 2.4- 6.9 453 86.4 82.2-89.7
Trident 892 69 8.6 6.2-11.7 35 3.9 2.5- 6.0 788 87.5 84.1-90.3
Upper Savannah 335 20 6.5 3.7-11.2 9 2.0 1.0- 4.0 306 91.5 86.8-94.7
Waccamaw 590 42 6.8 4.8- 9.7 36 6.4 4.4- 9.2 512 86.7 83.1-89.7
Wateree 383 25 5.5 3.2- 9.2 14 3.1 1.7- 5.6 344 91.4 87.4-94.2
Region***
Region I 765 54 7.5 5.2-10.7 21 1.9 1.2- 3.0 690 90.6 87.4-93.0
Region II 1,396 120 8.1 6.5- 9.9 66 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,210 87.2 85.1-89.1
Region III 1,554 118 7.2 5.9- 8.9 55 3.7 2.7- 5.1 1,381 89.0 87.0-90.7
Region IV 906 77 7.8 5.9-10.3 32 3.6 2.4- 5.4 797 88.6 85.7-90.9
Region V 538 34 7.9 4.9-12.6 22 3.5 2.2- 5.5 482 88.6 84.0-92.1
Region VI 590 42 6.8 4.8- 9.7 36 6.4 4.4- 9.2 512 86.7 83.1-89.7
Region VII 892 69 8.6 6.2-11.7 35 3.9 2.5- 6.0 788 87.5 84.1-90.3
Region VIII 366 27 6.8 4.4-10.2 20 4.4 2.6- 7.2 319 88.9 84.8-91.9

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

#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

*** 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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