Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 178 7.5 0.6 6.3 8.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 100 7.8 0.9 6.1 9.5
Female 77 7.3 0.9 5.4 9.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
0-4 years 20 4.1 1.1 2.0 6.2
5-9 years 57 10.3 1.5 7.4 13.2
10-14 years 56 10.0 1.5 7.1 12.9
15-17 years 34 5.9 1.1 3.8 8.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 15 6.2 1.7 2.8 9.7
Non-Hispanic 162 7.7 0.7 6.3 9.0
RACE . . . . .
White 143 7.2 0.7 5.9 8.5
Black or African American 24 15.8 3.8 8.4 23.3
Other 10 5.4 1.9 1.7 9.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 21 17.1 4.0 9.3 24.9
$15,000 - $24,999 20 9.2 2.3 4.6 13.8
$25,000 - $34,999 14 5.8 1.7 2.4 9.2
$35,000 - $49,999 17 5.8 1.5 2.8 8.9
$50,000+ 96 7.2 0.8 5.6 8.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 4 4.9 2.6 0.0 10.0
Rural 10 5.2 1.8 1.8 8.6
Densely-settled Rural 30 9.7 1.9 6.0 13.3
Semi-urban 26 6.0 1.4 3.3 8.6
Urban 108 8.1 0.9 6.4 9.9

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.