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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 8,395 603 6.6 6.0- 7.3 316 4.2 3.6- 4.8 7,476 89.2 88.3-90.0
GENDER
Male 3,303 152 4.5 3.7- 5.4 146 4.9 4.0- 6.0 3,005 90.6 89.2-91.8
Female 5,092 451 8.6 7.7- 9.5 170 3.5 3.0- 4.2 4,471 87.9 86.8-88.9
RACE
White 6,313 446 6.9 6.2- 7.7 241 4.5 3.9- 5.2 5,626 88.6 87.6-89.5
African American 1,813 139 6.3 5.1- 7.7 64 3.4 2.4- 5.0 1,610 90.3 88.4-91.9
Other 207 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 9 4.5 2.1- 9.3 186 91.5 86.3-94.8
HISPANIC
Yes 114 7 5.0 2.3-10.7 6 4.3 1.5-11.8 101 90.7 83.0-95.1
No 8,134 579 6.6 6.0- 7.2 305 4.2 3.7- 4.9 7,250 89.2 88.3-90.0
AGE
18-24 400 28 5.5 3.7- 8.2 27 6.9 4.5-10.7 345 87.6 83.4-90.8
25-34 1,024 63 6.0 4.6- 7.8 51 4.6 3.5- 6.2 910 89.4 87.1-91.2
35-44 1,479 94 6.3 5.1- 7.9 60 4.3 3.2- 5.6 1,325 89.4 87.5-91.1
45-54 1,676 127 6.9 5.7- 8.3 58 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,491 89.8 88.1-91.2
55-64 1,637 138 8.1 6.7- 9.7 55 3.3 2.5- 4.3 1,444 88.6 86.8-90.2
65+ 2,105 147 6.8 5.7- 8.2 62 3.1 2.3- 4.1 1,896 90.1 88.5-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,138 132 11.6 9.4-14.1 44 3.8 2.7- 5.5 962 84.6 81.8-87.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,664 183 5.8 4.9- 6.9 106 4.9 3.8- 6.3 2,375 89.3 87.6-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,110 155 7.0 5.8- 8.4 86 4.0 3.1- 5.1 1,869 89.0 87.3-90.5
College Graduate 2,460 131 4.9 4.1- 5.9 78 3.6 2.8- 4.7 2,251 91.4 90.1-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,019 119 9.9 8.0-12.2 44 5.5 3.2- 9.4 856 84.6 80.9-87.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,339 125 8.3 6.7-10.3 45 3.4 2.3- 4.8 1,169 88.3 86.1-90.2
$25,000- $34,999 978 75 7.6 5.8- 9.8 33 3.9 2.6- 5.7 870 88.5 85.9-90.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,226 63 4.7 3.5- 6.2 45 4.1 2.9- 5.6 1,118 91.2 89.2-92.9
$50,000+ 2,690 136 5.1 4.2- 6.2 96 4.2 3.3- 5.3 2,458 90.7 89.3-92.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 520 35 6.9 4.6-10.4 16 3.5 1.9- 6.2 469 89.6 85.7-92.6
Appalachia II 936 64 6.0 4.5- 7.9 30 3.8 2.4- 5.9 842 90.2 87.7-92.3
Appalachia III 698 62 7.8 5.7-10.5 27 4.5 3.0- 6.8 609 87.7 84.4-90.3
Catawba 543 44 7.2 5.2- 9.9 18 3.4 2.1- 5.6 481 89.4 86.2-91.9
Edisto Savannah 630 45 6.4 4.6- 8.8 25 5.2 2.5-10.6 560 88.4 83.6-91.9
Low Country 446 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7 19 5.3 3.1- 8.8 400 89.7 85.7-92.7
Palmetto 1,279 86 6.0 4.7- 7.7 55 4.6 3.4- 6.3 1,138 89.4 87.2-91.2
Pee Dee 694 48 5.7 4.0- 8.0 20 3.3 1.9- 5.6 626 91.0 88.1-93.3
Trident 984 75 7.3 5.5- 9.5 38 4.2 2.9- 6.0 871 88.6 85.9-90.8
Upper Savannah 463 28 7.3 4.7-11.0 19 3.6 2.2- 5.9 416 89.1 85.1-92.1
Waccamaw 672 45 6.4 4.5- 9.0 32 5.0 3.4- 7.4 595 88.6 85.4-91.1
Wateree 415 32 8.3 5.6-12.2 15 3.7 2.0- 6.6 368 88.0 83.6-91.3
Region***
Region I 983 63 7.1 5.3- 9.5 35 3.5 2.4- 5.2 885 89.4 86.7-91.6
Region II 1,634 126 6.7 5.5- 8.3 57 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,451 89.2 87.2-90.8
Region III 1,822 130 6.4 5.2- 7.7 73 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,619 89.4 87.6-90.9
Region IV 1,109 80 6.7 5.1- 8.6 35 3.4 2.3- 5.1 994 89.9 87.5-91.8
Region V 630 45 6.4 4.6- 8.8 25 5.2 2.5-10.6 560 88.4 83.6-91.9
Region VI 672 45 6.4 4.5- 9.0 32 5.0 3.4- 7.4 595 88.6 85.4-91.1
Region VII 984 75 7.3 5.5- 9.5 38 4.2 2.9- 6.0 871 88.6 85.9-90.8
Region VIII 446 27 5.0 3.2- 7.7 19 5.3 3.1- 8.8 400 89.7 85.7-92.7

*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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