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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Asthma

Adults who have been told they CURRENTLY have asthma (Current Asthma Prevalence).*

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  Total #
Respondents
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,124 9,262 91.7 90.7-92.6 862 8.3 7.4- 9.3
GENDER
Male 3,683 3,483 94.8 93.4-95.8 200 5.2 4.2- 6.6
Female 6,441 5,779 88.9 87.4-90.3 662 11.1 9.7-12.6
RACE
White 6,636 6,120 92.1 90.9-93.2 516 7.9 6.8- 9.1
African American 2,689 2,450 91.4 89.0-93.3 239 8.6 6.7-11.0
Other 483 420 90.8 86.6-93.7 63 9.2 6.3-13.4
HISPANIC
Yes 178 162 94.2 89.2-97.0 16 5.8 3.0-10.8
No 9,685 8,874 91.7 90.7-92.7 811 8.3 7.3- 9.3
AGE
18-24 315 286 93.6 89.9-96.0 29 6.4 4.0-10.1
25-34 854 797 91.2 87.5-93.9 57 8.8 6.1-12.5
35-44 1,375 1,272 92.4 90.0-94.3 103 7.6 5.7-10.0
45-54 2,024 1,852 91.4 89.3-93.1 172 8.6 6.9-10.7
55-64 2,264 2,030 90.5 88.6-92.2 234 9.5 7.8-11.4
65+ 3,292 3,025 91.8 90.3-93.1 267 8.2 6.9- 9.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,376 1,194 87.5 84.4-90.1 182 12.5 9.9-15.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,404 3,079 90.7 88.7-92.4 325 9.3 7.6-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,444 2,247 91.7 89.5-93.5 197 8.3 6.5-10.5
College Graduate 2,878 2,721 94.4 92.8-95.6 157 5.6 4.4- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,218 1,042 85.4 81.8-88.4 176 14.6 11.6-18.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,660 1,474 89.3 85.9-92.0 186 10.7 8.0-14.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,088 1,000 90.5 85.2-94.0 88 9.5 6.0-14.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,301 1,207 91.6 88.6-93.9 94 8.4 6.1-11.4
$50,000+ 3,272 3,086 94.3 93.0-95.4 186 5.7 4.6- 7.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 382 93.6 90.7-95.6 36 6.4 4.4- 9.3
Appalachia II 685 623 90.1 86.0-93.1 62 9.9 6.9-14.0
Appalachia III 560 508 90.5 85.3-93.9 52 9.5 6.1-14.7
Catawba 261 236 88.3 81.5-92.8 25 11.7 7.2-18.5
Edisto Savannah 1,228 1,116 91.5 88.8-93.5 112 8.5 6.5-11.2
Low Country 1,209 1,128 92.9 90.2-94.9 81 7.1 5.1- 9.8
Palmetto 1,068 987 92.6 89.5-94.8 81 7.4 5.2-10.5
Pee Dee 674 610 91.4 88.2-93.8 64 8.6 6.2-11.8
Trident 1,186 1,089 93.3 90.6-95.2 97 6.7 4.8- 9.4
Upper Savannah 925 854 91.6 87.4-94.5 71 8.4 5.5-12.6
Waccamaw 1,237 1,130 92.2 89.7-94.2 107 7.8 5.8-10.3
Wateree 555 496 91.9 88.4-94.5 59 8.1 5.5-11.6
Region***
Region I 1,343 1,236 92.7 90.3-94.5 107 7.3 5.5- 9.7
Region II 1,245 1,131 90.3 87.2-92.7 114 9.7 7.3-12.8
Region III 1,329 1,223 91.1 88.2-93.4 106 8.9 6.6-11.8
Region IV 1,229 1,106 91.6 89.3-93.4 123 8.4 6.6-10.7
Region V 1,228 1,116 91.5 88.8-93.5 112 8.5 6.5-11.2
Region VI 1,237 1,130 92.2 89.7-94.2 107 7.8 5.8-10.3
Region VII 1,186 1,089 93.3 90.6-95.2 97 6.7 4.8- 9.4
Region VIII 1,209 1,128 92.9 90.2-94.9 81 7.1 5.1- 9.8

*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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