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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 9,794 8,953 92.2 91.2-93.0 841 7.8 7.0- 8.8
GENDER
Male 3,704 3,489 94.4 93.0-95.5 215 5.6 4.5- 7.0
Female 6,090 5,464 90.1 88.7-91.4 626 9.9 8.6-11.3
RACE
White 6,362 5,879 93.2 92.1-94.1 483 6.8 5.9- 7.9
African American 2,674 2,400 89.9 87.4-92.0 274 10.1 8.0-12.6
Other 473 422 91.7 86.0-95.2 51 8.3 4.8-14.0
HISPANIC
Yes 157 140 87.7 73.9-94.8 17 12.3 5.2-26.1
No 9,393 8,602 92.4 91.4-93.2 791 7.6 6.8- 8.6
AGE
18-24 284 253 90.0 83.7-94.0 31 10.0 6.0-16.3
25-34 693 631 93.6 91.1-95.4 62 6.4 4.6- 8.9
35-44 1,231 1,130 92.7 90.1-94.6 101 7.3 5.4- 9.9
45-54 1,843 1,667 91.6 89.7-93.2 176 8.4 6.8-10.3
55-64 2,363 2,168 93.1 91.5-94.4 195 6.9 5.6- 8.5
65+ 3,380 3,104 91.1 89.3-92.6 276 8.9 7.4-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,373 1,170 84.4 80.3-87.7 203 15.6 12.3-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,064 2,794 92.3 90.6-93.8 270 7.7 6.2- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,463 2,249 92.3 90.4-93.9 214 7.7 6.1- 9.6
College Graduate 2,870 2,716 94.9 93.4-96.1 154 5.1 3.9- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,160 984 86.4 82.8-89.3 176 13.6 10.7-17.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,658 1,490 89.4 86.4-91.9 168 10.6 8.1-13.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,117 1,028 92.9 89.1-95.4 89 7.1 4.6-10.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,186 1,110 94.5 92.2-96.1 76 5.5 3.9- 7.8
$50,000+ 3,051 2,889 94.2 92.6-95.5 162 5.8 4.5- 7.4
REGION**
Region I 1,262 1,148 91.3 88.7-93.3 114 8.7 6.7-11.3
Region II 1,239 1,117 91.6 88.7-93.8 122 8.4 6.2-11.3
Region III 1,312 1,196 93.2 90.9-94.9 116 6.8 5.1- 9.1
Region IV 1,167 1,055 91.3 88.4-93.6 112 8.7 6.4-11.6
Region V 1,176 1,080 92.2 89.9-94.0 96 7.8 6.0-10.1
Region VI 1,254 1,158 91.0 88.0-93.3 96 9.0 6.7-12.0
Region VII 1,188 1,100 93.1 90.0-95.3 88 6.9 4.7-10.0
Region VIII 1,196 1,099 92.7 90.3-94.6 97 7.3 5.4- 9.7

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

** 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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