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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 8,972 722 7.7 6.9- 8.5 343 4.4 3.8- 5.1 7,907 88.0 87.0-88.9
GENDER
Male 3,474 199 5.9 4.8- 7.1 139 4.7 3.8- 5.9 3,136 89.4 87.8-90.8
Female 5,498 523 9.3 8.4-10.4 204 4.1 3.4- 4.9 4,771 86.6 85.3-87.8
RACE
White 6,791 536 7.5 6.7- 8.4 258 4.3 3.6- 5.0 5,997 88.2 87.2-89.2
African American 1,857 155 7.9 6.3- 9.9 70 4.6 3.3- 6.3 1,632 87.5 85.1-89.6
Other 242 28 9.5 5.7-15.5 10 4.3 1.6-11.1 204 86.2 78.9-91.2
HISPANIC
Yes 181 16 6.6 3.7-11.6 5 3.0 0.9- 9.0 160 90.4 84.1-94.4
No 8,613 688 7.7 6.9- 8.5 331 4.4 3.8- 5.1 7,594 87.9 86.9-88.8
AGE
18-24 334 29 9.3 6.0-14.1 20 5.9 3.4- 9.9 285 84.9 79.4-89.1
25-34 945 63 6.8 5.1- 9.0 52 5.8 4.2- 7.9 830 87.4 84.7-89.8
35-44 1,435 109 7.5 6.0- 9.4 45 3.4 2.3- 5.1 1,281 89.1 86.8-91.0
45-54 1,817 153 7.6 6.3- 9.2 83 5.0 3.7- 6.5 1,581 87.4 85.4-89.2
55-64 1,871 176 9.0 7.5-10.7 65 3.4 2.6- 4.4 1,630 87.7 85.8-89.3
65+ 2,482 186 6.9 5.8- 8.1 75 3.2 2.4- 4.1 2,221 90.0 88.5-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,316 163 11.6 9.4-14.3 50 4.7 3.2- 7.0 1,103 83.6 80.5-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 227 8.1 6.7- 9.7 76 3.3 2.4- 4.7 2,449 88.6 86.7-90.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,208 180 7.3 6.0- 8.8 100 4.6 3.6- 5.9 1,928 88.1 86.2-89.7
College Graduate 2,668 151 5.7 4.6- 6.9 116 5.2 4.0- 6.5 2,401 89.2 87.5-90.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,067 164 13.8 11.3-16.8 31 3.0 1.9- 4.8 872 83.2 79.9-86.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,349 134 10.1 8.0-12.7 40 3.7 2.3- 6.1 1,175 86.1 83.0-88.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,007 74 7.0 5.0- 9.7 48 4.9 3.4- 7.0 885 88.1 85.0-90.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,249 92 7.3 5.6- 9.4 47 4.9 3.4- 7.0 1,110 87.8 85.1-90.1
$50,000+ 3,000 155 5.4 4.4- 6.6 112 4.2 3.3- 5.3 2,733 90.4 88.9-91.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 707 70 8.3 6.3-10.7 19 3.4 1.8- 6.2 618 88.4 85.1-91.0
Appalachia II 653 57 7.1 5.2- 9.7 20 2.7 1.6- 4.4 576 90.2 87.3-92.5
Appalachia III 495 41 8.5 6.0-11.9 26 6.1 3.8- 9.8 428 85.4 81.0-88.9
Catawba 379 27 7.9 4.9-12.5 11 3.1 1.6- 6.1 341 89.0 84.1-92.5
Edisto Savannah 1,065 93 8.9 6.7-11.7 39 4.5 3.0- 6.7 933 86.6 83.3-89.3
Low Country 933 72 7.1 5.3- 9.4 37 4.1 2.7- 6.2 824 88.8 86.0-91.1
Palmetto 839 68 7.2 5.4- 9.7 28 4.0 2.4- 6.7 743 88.8 85.6-91.3
Pee Dee 745 59 8.0 5.8-10.9 31 5.5 3.6- 8.5 655 86.4 82.7-89.4
Trident 1,035 82 7.7 5.7-10.3 47 5.8 4.1- 8.3 906 86.5 83.3-89.2
Upper Savannah 584 33 4.4 3.0- 6.5 20 3.9 2.3- 6.5 531 91.7 88.6-94.0
Waccamaw 944 70 7.8 5.5-11.0 40 4.3 3.0- 6.3 834 87.9 84.4-90.6
Wateree 479 35 7.3 4.9-10.7 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 425 88.9 85.1-91.9
Region***
Region I 1,291 103 6.5 5.2- 8.1 39 3.6 2.4- 5.4 1,149 89.9 87.7-91.7
Region II 1,148 98 7.8 6.1- 9.8 46 4.2 2.9- 6.0 1,004 88.0 85.5-90.1
Region III 1,218 95 7.4 5.8- 9.5 39 3.7 2.4- 5.6 1,084 88.8 86.3-91.0
Region IV 1,224 94 7.7 6.1- 9.9 50 4.8 3.4- 6.8 1,080 87.4 84.8-89.7
Region V 1,065 93 8.9 6.7-11.7 39 4.5 3.0- 6.7 933 86.6 83.3-89.3
Region VI 944 70 7.8 5.5-11.0 40 4.3 3.0- 6.3 834 87.9 84.4-90.6
Region VII 1,035 82 7.7 5.7-10.3 47 5.8 4.1- 8.3 906 86.5 83.3-89.2
Region VIII 933 72 7.1 5.3- 9.4 37 4.1 2.7- 6.2 824 88.8 86.0-91.1

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

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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