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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Adults who have EVER been told they have asthma (Lifetime Asthma Prevalence).*

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  Total #
Respondents
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,361 9,131 88.0 86.9-88.9 1,230 12.0 11.1-13.1
GENDER
Male 3,902 3,560 89.3 87.5-90.8 342 10.7 9.2-12.5
Female 6,459 5,571 86.8 85.6-87.8 888 13.2 12.2-14.4
RACE
White 7,618 6,761 88.7 87.6-89.7 857 11.3 10.3-12.4
African American 2,037 1,772 87.4 85.1-89.4 265 12.6 10.6-14.9
Other 484 407 83.8 77.6-88.5 77 16.2 11.5-22.4
HISPANIC
Yes 163 144 87.4 77.0-93.5 19 12.6 6.5-23.0
No 10,024 8,839 88.0 87.0-89.0 1,185 12.0 11.0-13.0
AGE
18-24 355 298 83.5 78.0-87.9 57 16.5 12.1-22.0
25-34 932 797 85.9 82.7-88.6 135 14.1 11.4-17.3
35-44 1,567 1,405 90.2 88.0-92.0 162 9.8 8.0-12.0
45-54 2,177 1,913 88.7 86.9-90.2 264 11.3 9.8-13.1
55-64 2,268 1,977 87.7 85.9-89.3 291 12.3 10.7-14.1
65+ 3,062 2,741 89.7 88.3-90.9 321 10.3 9.1-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,332 1,094 80.5 76.7-83.9 238 19.5 16.1-23.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,124 2,778 89.0 87.3-90.5 346 11.0 9.5-12.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,591 2,274 86.8 84.5-88.8 317 13.2 11.2-15.5
College Graduate 3,283 2,958 90.8 89.4-92.1 325 9.2 7.9-10.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,014 814 81.9 78.7-84.8 200 18.1 15.2-21.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,476 1,274 83.1 79.2-86.4 202 16.9 13.6-20.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,157 1,028 89.1 86.5-91.3 129 10.9 8.7-13.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,473 1,306 88.9 86.1-91.1 167 11.1 8.9-13.9
$50,000+ 3,750 3,400 90.6 89.2-91.8 350 9.4 8.2-10.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 747 659 86.1 81.3-89.8 88 13.9 10.2-18.7
Appalachia II 703 625 88.7 84.9-91.7 78 11.3 8.3-15.1
Appalachia III 522 451 86.1 81.1-89.9 71 13.9 10.1-18.9
Catawba 421 378 89.5 85.0-92.7 43 10.5 7.3-15.0
Edisto Savannah 1,293 1,132 87.7 85.2-89.9 161 12.3 10.1-14.8
Low Country 1,225 1,084 85.8 82.2-88.8 141 14.2 11.2-17.8
Palmetto 859 766 88.7 85.6-91.2 93 11.3 8.8-14.4
Pee Dee 801 707 88.7 85.6-91.2 94 11.3 8.8-14.4
Trident 1,249 1,097 88.1 85.2-90.5 152 11.9 9.5-14.8
Upper Savannah 622 548 87.4 83.5-90.5 74 12.6 9.5-16.5
Waccamaw 1,273 1,130 89.4 86.9-91.4 143 10.6 8.6-13.1
Wateree 506 431 87.1 82.9-90.4 75 12.9 9.6-17.1
Region***
Region I 1,369 1,207 86.7 83.7-89.2 162 13.3 10.8-16.3
Region II 1,225 1,076 87.6 84.6-90.0 149 12.4 10.0-15.4
Region III 1,280 1,144 89.0 86.5-91.0 136 11.0 9.0-13.5
Region IV 1,307 1,138 88.1 85.7-90.1 169 11.9 9.9-14.3
Region V 1,293 1,132 87.7 85.2-89.9 161 12.3 10.1-14.8
Region VI 1,273 1,130 89.4 86.9-91.4 143 10.6 8.6-13.1
Region VII 1,249 1,097 88.1 85.2-90.5 152 11.9 9.5-14.8
Region VIII 1,225 1,084 85.8 82.2-88.8 141 14.2 11.2-17.8

*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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