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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 9,828 8,578 87.0 85.7-88.2 1,250 13.0 11.8-14.3
GENDER
Male 3,711 3,346 89.4 87.4-91.1 365 10.6 8.9-12.6
Female 6,117 5,232 84.8 83.1-86.3 885 15.2 13.7-16.9
RACE
White 6,386 5,650 88.3 86.9-89.5 736 11.7 10.5-13.1
African American 2,681 2,285 84.2 81.0-86.9 396 15.8 13.1-19.0
Other 474 399 86.1 80.1-90.6 75 13.9 9.4-19.9
HISPANIC
Yes 157 136 84.2 70.9-92.2 21 15.8 7.8-29.1
No 9,426 8,236 87.1 85.8-88.3 1,190 12.9 11.7-14.2
AGE
18-24 285 230 79.4 71.4-85.6 55 20.6 14.4-28.6
25-34 695 589 86.1 82.4-89.2 106 13.9 10.8-17.6
35-44 1,239 1,087 88.5 85.6-90.9 152 11.5 9.1-14.4
45-54 1,846 1,592 87.7 85.5-89.6 254 12.3 10.4-14.5
55-64 2,368 2,069 88.8 86.9-90.5 299 11.2 9.5-13.1
65+ 3,395 3,011 87.8 85.9-89.5 384 12.2 10.5-14.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,380 1,124 79.7 75.4-83.5 256 20.3 16.5-24.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,075 2,682 87.6 85.2-89.6 393 12.4 10.4-14.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,470 2,149 86.2 83.4-88.5 321 13.8 11.5-16.6
College Graduate 2,879 2,599 89.9 87.9-91.7 280 10.1 8.3-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,167 943 82.3 78.2-85.7 224 17.7 14.3-21.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,663 1,416 83.2 79.6-86.3 247 16.8 13.7-20.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,119 992 89.8 85.8-92.8 127 10.2 7.2-14.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,191 1,063 88.1 84.3-91.1 128 11.9 8.9-15.7
$50,000+ 3,054 2,771 89.1 87.0-90.9 283 10.9 9.1-13.0
REGION**
Region I 1,268 1,098 86.4 83.4-89.0 170 13.6 11.0-16.6
Region II 1,243 1,072 87.8 84.6-90.5 171 12.2 9.5-15.4
Region III 1,315 1,148 88.3 85.3-90.7 167 11.7 9.3-14.7
Region IV 1,172 1,009 85.5 81.7-88.6 163 14.5 11.4-18.3
Region V 1,179 1,035 87.1 84.1-89.5 144 12.9 10.5-15.9
Region VI 1,260 1,101 82.2 77.6-86.0 159 17.8 14.0-22.4
Region VII 1,192 1,059 87.8 83.2-91.3 133 12.2 8.7-16.8
Region VIII 1,199 1,056 88.0 84.9-90.5 143 12.0 9.5-15.1

*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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