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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Risk Factor for having been told by a doctor, nurse or health professional that they had asthma (Lifetime Asthma Prevalence).*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,423 7,476 88.8 88.0-89.6 947 11.2 10.4-12.0
GENDER
Male 3,315 3,005 90.1 88.7-91.4 310 9.9 8.6-11.3
Female 5,108 4,471 87.7 86.5-88.7 637 12.3 11.3-13.5
RACE
White 6,336 5,626 88.3 87.3-89.2 710 11.7 10.8-12.7
African American 1,818 1,610 89.8 87.8-91.4 208 10.2 8.6-12.2
Other 207 186 91.5 86.3-94.8 21 8.5 5.2-13.7
HISPANIC
Yes 115 101 90.3 82.6-94.8 14 9.7 5.2-17.4
No 8,161 7,250 88.8 87.9-89.7 911 11.2 10.3-12.1
AGE
18-24 403 345 86.8 82.6-90.1 58 13.2 9.9-17.4
25-34 1,027 910 89.0 86.8-90.9 117 11.0 9.1-13.2
35-44 1,485 1,325 88.9 87.0-90.6 160 11.1 9.4-13.0
45-54 1,682 1,491 89.5 87.9-91.0 191 10.5 9.0-12.1
55-64 1,641 1,444 88.4 86.6-90.0 197 11.6 10.0-13.4
65+ 2,110 1,896 89.9 88.3-91.2 214 10.1 8.8-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,142 962 84.4 81.6-86.8 180 15.6 13.2-18.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,676 2,375 88.8 87.1-90.3 301 11.2 9.7-12.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,117 1,869 88.6 86.8-90.1 248 11.4 9.9-13.2
College Graduate 2,465 2,251 91.2 89.8-92.4 214 8.8 7.6-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,020 856 84.6 80.9-87.7 164 15.4 12.3-19.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,342 1,169 88.2 86.0-90.1 173 11.8 9.9-14.0
$25,000- $34,999 981 870 88.1 85.3-90.4 111 11.9 9.6-14.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,233 1,118 90.6 88.5-92.3 115 9.4 7.7-11.5
$50,000+ 2,695 2,458 90.5 89.1-91.8 237 9.5 8.2-10.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 525 469 88.9 84.9-91.9 56 11.1 8.1-15.1
Appalachia II 939 842 90.0 87.4-92.1 97 10.0 7.9-12.6
Appalachia III 702 609 87.1 83.8-89.8 93 12.9 10.2-16.2
Catawba 544 481 89.0 85.8-91.6 63 11.0 8.4-14.2
Edisto Savannah 632 560 88.2 83.4-91.7 72 11.8 8.3-16.6
Low Country 446 400 89.7 85.7-92.7 46 10.3 7.3-14.3
Palmetto 1,280 1,138 89.3 87.1-91.2 142 10.7 8.8-12.9
Pee Dee 696 626 90.8 87.8-93.1 70 9.2 6.9-12.2
Trident 992 871 87.6 84.8-89.9 121 12.4 10.1-15.2
Upper Savannah 463 416 89.1 85.1-92.1 47 10.9 7.9-14.9
Waccamaw 673 595 87.9 84.4-90.7 78 12.1 9.3-15.6
Wateree 415 368 88.0 83.6-91.3 47 12.0 8.7-16.4
Region***
Region I 988 885 89.0 86.3-91.2 103 11.0 8.8-13.7
Region II 1,641 1,451 88.8 86.8-90.5 190 11.2 9.5-13.2
Region III 1,824 1,619 89.2 87.5-90.8 205 10.8 9.2-12.5
Region IV 1,111 994 89.7 87.4-91.7 117 10.3 8.3-12.6
Region V 632 560 88.2 83.4-91.7 72 11.8 8.3-16.6
Region VI 673 595 87.9 84.4-90.7 78 12.1 9.3-15.6
Region VII 992 871 87.6 84.8-89.9 121 12.4 10.1-15.2
Region VIII 446 400 89.7 85.7-92.7 46 10.3 7.3-14.3

*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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