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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 9,401 8,123 87.1 85.6-88.4 1,278 12.9 11.6-14.4
GENDER
Male 3,524 3,166 88.7 86.3-90.8 358 11.3 9.2-13.7
Female 5,877 4,957 85.5 83.9-87.0 920 14.5 13.0-16.1
RACE
White 5,995 5,208 87.3 85.5-89.0 787 12.7 11.0-14.5
African American 2,674 2,304 87.0 84.5-89.1 370 13.0 10.9-15.5
Other 419 351 87.2 79.8-92.1 68 12.8 7.9-20.2
HISPANIC
Yes 120 103 93.9 86.6-97.3 17 6.1 2.7-13.4
No 9,028 7,813 87.0 85.6-88.4 1,215 13.0 11.6-14.4
AGE
18-24 250 207 86.3 80.0-90.8 43 13.7 9.2-20.0
25-34 645 562 87.5 81.9-91.6 83 12.5 8.4-18.1
35-44 1,122 970 86.0 82.4-88.9 152 14.0 11.1-17.6
45-54 1,625 1,400 88.3 85.7-90.4 225 11.7 9.6-14.3
55-64 2,247 1,936 86.9 84.7-88.7 311 13.1 11.3-15.3
65+ 3,512 3,048 87.0 85.3-88.6 464 13.0 11.4-14.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,378 1,110 82.4 78.0-86.0 268 17.6 14.0-22.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,024 2,624 87.1 84.8-89.1 400 12.9 10.9-15.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,283 1,974 85.6 81.7-88.8 309 14.4 11.2-18.3
College Graduate 2,698 2,398 90.1 88.2-91.7 300 9.9 8.3-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,250 1,021 81.8 76.8-85.8 229 18.2 14.2-23.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,672 1,396 83.5 80.2-86.4 276 16.5 13.6-19.8
$25,000- $34,999 973 852 89.9 86.6-92.4 121 10.1 7.6-13.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,159 1,011 88.8 85.3-91.6 148 11.2 8.4-14.7
$50,000+ 2,731 2,447 89.9 87.9-91.5 284 10.1 8.5-12.1
REGION**
Region I 1,204 1,051 87.6 84.2-90.3 153 12.4 9.7-15.8
Region II 1,095 932 84.7 79.5-88.8 163 15.3 11.2-20.5
Region III 1,204 1,051 89.0 85.9-91.4 153 11.0 8.6-14.1
Region IV 1,302 1,106 86.0 83.0-88.6 196 14.0 11.4-17.0
Region V 1,195 1,035 87.1 84.2-89.6 160 12.9 10.4-15.8
Region VI 1,120 969 85.4 81.8-88.5 151 14.6 11.5-18.2
Region VII 1,153 992 89.2 85.9-91.7 161 10.8 8.3-14.1
Region VIII 1,128 987 86.2 82.2-89.5 141 13.8 10.5-17.8

*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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