Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 465 8.3 0.4 7.4 9.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 257 9.1 0.6 7.9 10.4
Female 207 7.4 0.6 6.3 8.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
0-4 years 49 4.2 0.7 2.8 5.5
5-9 years 121 8.9 0.9 7.2 10.6
10-14 years 168 10.7 0.9 8.9 12.4
15-17 years 127 10.4 1.0 8.4 12.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 41 7.1 1.2 4.7 9.5
Non-Hispanic 422 8.4 0.5 7.5 9.3
RACE . . . . .
White 377 7.8 0.4 6.9 8.7
Black or African American 48 17.3 2.7 11.9 22.7
Other 34 6.2 1.2 3.9 8.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 27 9.7 2.2 5.5 13.9
$15,000 - $24,999 55 7.8 1.2 5.4 10.3
$25,000 - $34,999 47 10.4 1.7 7.1 13.7
$35,000 - $49,999 65 7.7 1.1 5.5 9.8
$50,000+ 244 8.1 0.6 7.0 9.2
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 11 7.0 2.4 2.3 11.8
Rural 40 5.7 1.0 3.7 7.7
Densely-settled Rural 53 6.1 0.9 4.3 7.9
Semi-urban 94 8.9 1.0 6.9 10.9
Urban 267 9.3 0.6 8.0 10.5

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.