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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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 10,124 862 8.3 7.4- 9.3 393 4.8 4.0- 5.7 8,869 86.9 85.6-88.1
GENDER
Male 3,683 200 5.2 4.2- 6.6 144 5.2 3.9- 6.8 3,339 89.6 87.7-91.2
Female 6,441 662 11.1 9.7-12.6 249 4.5 3.6- 5.5 5,530 84.4 82.7-86.0
RACE
White 6,636 516 7.9 6.8- 9.1 265 5.2 4.2- 6.4 5,855 86.9 85.3-88.3
African American 2,689 239 8.6 6.7-11.0 104 4.3 3.2- 5.7 2,346 87.1 84.5-89.3
Other 483 63 9.2 6.3-13.4 14 3.0 1.0- 8.6 406 87.8 82.4-91.7
HISPANIC
Yes 178 16 5.8 3.0-10.8 5 5.4 1.1-22.9 157 88.8 76.4-95.1
No 9,685 811 8.3 7.3- 9.3 380 4.8 4.0- 5.7 8,494 87.0 85.7-88.1
AGE
18-24 315 29 6.4 4.0-10.1 28 12.6 7.9-19.5 258 81.0 73.9-86.4
25-34 854 57 8.8 6.1-12.5 36 3.7 2.2- 5.9 761 87.5 83.5-90.6
35-44 1,375 103 7.6 5.7-10.0 53 4.1 2.8- 5.9 1,219 88.4 85.6-90.7
45-54 2,024 172 8.6 6.9-10.7 82 4.2 3.0- 5.8 1,770 87.2 84.8-89.3
55-64 2,264 234 9.5 7.8-11.4 93 4.8 3.6- 6.2 1,937 85.8 83.5-87.8
65+ 3,292 267 8.2 6.9- 9.7 101 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,924 88.7 87.1-90.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,376 182 12.5 9.9-15.6 42 4.5 2.5- 7.8 1,152 83.0 79.1-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,404 325 9.3 7.6-11.3 140 5.3 3.9- 7.2 2,939 85.4 82.9-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,444 197 8.3 6.5-10.5 100 5.2 3.8- 7.1 2,147 86.5 83.9-88.8
College Graduate 2,878 157 5.6 4.4- 7.2 111 4.0 3.0- 5.5 2,610 90.3 88.4-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,218 176 14.6 11.6-18.2 45 4.6 3.0- 7.0 997 80.8 76.8-84.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,660 186 10.7 8.0-14.1 56 3.1 2.0- 4.6 1,418 86.3 82.7-89.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,088 88 9.5 6.0-14.8 49 4.7 3.1- 6.9 951 85.8 80.7-89.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,301 94 8.4 6.1-11.4 42 5.3 3.0- 9.4 1,165 86.2 82.0-89.6
$50,000+ 3,272 186 5.7 4.6- 7.0 140 4.8 3.7- 6.2 2,946 89.5 87.7-91.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 36 6.4 4.4- 9.3 18 5.0 2.8- 8.9 364 88.6 84.3-91.8
Appalachia II 685 62 9.9 6.9-14.0 34 6.1 3.8- 9.6 589 84.0 79.3-87.9
Appalachia III 560 52 9.5 6.1-14.7 16 4.6 2.0-10.1 492 85.9 79.6-90.5
Catawba 261 25 11.7 7.2-18.5 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1 228 86.3 79.6-91.1
Edisto Savannah 1,228 112 8.5 6.5-11.2 40 4.3 2.8- 6.6 1,076 87.2 84.0-89.8
Low Country 1,209 81 7.1 5.1- 9.8 51 4.1 2.8- 5.9 1,077 88.8 85.8-91.2
Palmetto 1,068 81 7.4 5.2-10.5 24 3.6 1.7- 7.6 963 89.0 84.7-92.1
Pee Dee 674 64 8.6 6.2-11.8 34 7.1 4.3-11.4 576 84.3 79.6-88.1
Trident 1,186 97 6.7 4.8- 9.4 57 5.7 3.8- 8.4 1,032 87.6 84.2-90.4
Upper Savannah 925 71 8.4 5.5-12.6 36 5.1 2.9- 8.7 818 86.5 81.6-90.2
Waccamaw 1,237 107 7.8 5.8-10.3 48 5.1 3.2- 8.1 1,082 87.1 83.7-89.9
Wateree 555 59 8.1 5.5-11.6 22 5.0 2.6- 9.2 474 87.0 82.2-90.6
Region***
Region I 1,343 107 7.3 5.5- 9.7 54 5.0 3.4- 7.5 1,182 87.6 84.5-90.2
Region II 1,245 114 9.7 7.3-12.8 50 5.5 3.6- 8.2 1,081 84.8 81.1-87.9
Region III 1,329 106 8.9 6.6-11.8 32 3.0 1.6- 5.7 1,191 88.1 84.6-90.9
Region IV 1,229 123 8.4 6.6-10.7 56 6.2 4.2- 9.2 1,050 85.4 82.0-88.1
Region V 1,228 112 8.5 6.5-11.2 40 4.3 2.8- 6.6 1,076 87.2 84.0-89.8
Region VI 1,237 107 7.8 5.8-10.3 48 5.1 3.2- 8.1 1,082 87.1 83.7-89.9
Region VII 1,186 97 6.7 4.8- 9.4 57 5.7 3.8- 8.4 1,032 87.6 84.2-90.4
Region VIII 1,209 81 7.1 5.1- 9.8 51 4.1 2.8- 5.9 1,077 88.8 85.8-91.2

*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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