Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 231 9.0 0.6 7.7 10.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 131 10.1 1.0 8.2 12.0
Female 99 7.9 0.9 6.2 9.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
0-4 years 31 5.9 1.1 3.7 8.2
5-9 years 51 8.3 1.2 5.9 10.6
10-14 years 88 10.6 1.2 8.2 13.0
15-17 years 61 12.4 1.8 9.0 15.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 22 7.9 1.8 4.3 11.5
Non-Hispanic 207 9.1 0.7 7.7 10.5
RACE . . . . .
White 186 8.9 0.7 7.5 10.3
Black or African American 17 13.9 3.8 6.3 21.4
Other 26 7.7 1.7 4.4 11.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 25 19.3 4.1 11.2 27.3
$15,000 - $24,999 25 9.9 2.2 5.5 14.2
$25,000 - $34,999 17 8.1 2.2 3.7 12.5
$35,000 - $49,999 28 6.9 1.4 4.1 9.8
$50,000+ 117 8.0 0.8 6.5 9.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 8 8.1 3.0 2.3 13.9
Rural 19 6.7 1.6 3.5 9.9
Densely-settled Rural 35 8.4 1.6 5.3 11.4
Semi-urban 38 7.9 1.5 5.0 10.7
Urban 131 10.2 1.0 8.3 12.1

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.