Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 214 8.3 0.6 7.0 9.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 107 8.5 0.9 6.8 10.3
Female 105 7.9 0.9 6.3 9.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
0-4 years 29 4.9 1.0 3.0 6.9
5-9 years 48 8.2 1.2 5.7 10.6
10-14 years 73 10.6 1.4 8.0 13.3
15-17 years 55 9.7 1.4 6.8 12.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 28 9.7 2.1 5.6 13.8
Non-Hispanic 185 8.0 0.6 6.8 9.3
RACE . . . . .
White 163 7.8 0.7 6.5 9.2
Black or African American 12 13.0 4.1 5.1 21.0
Other 27 7.8 1.8 4.4 11.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 12 9.5 2.9 3.9 15.1
$15,000 - $24,999 24 8.0 1.8 4.5 11.5
$25,000 - $34,999 22 9.3 2.3 4.9 13.8
$35,000 - $49,999 31 6.9 1.4 4.2 10.4
$50,000+ 114 8.7 0.9 6.9 10.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 9 8.4 3.0 2.5 14.2
Rural 15 4.7 1.4 2.0 7.3
Densely-settled Rural 32 6.9 1.4 4.2 9.6
Semi-urban 43 7.4 1.3 5.0 9.9
Urban 115 10.0 1.0 8.0 11.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting the randomly selected child has been diagnosed
with asthma and still has asthma.
Denominator: All respondents reporting children under the age of 18
living in the household, excluding unknowns and refusals.
Weighted to represent children in population.