Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 312 8.2 0.5 7.1 9.2
GENDER
Male 189 9.9 0.8 8.3 11.6
Female 121 6.4 0.7 5.0 7.7
AGE GROUP
0-4 years 30 5.3 1.0 3.3 7.4
5-9 years 71 8.5 1.1 6.4 10.7
10-14 years 116 10.6 1.1 8.5 12.7
15-17 years 83 9.2 1.2 6.9 11.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 28 6.1 1.3 3.6 8.7
Non-Hispanic 284 8.5 0.6 7.4 9.7
RACE
White only 244 6.9 0.5 5.9 7.9
Black or African American only 31 20.3 3.8 12.8 27.8
Other 36 9.1 1.7 5.9 12.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 25 13.4 2.9 7.7 19.1
$15,000 - $24,999 34 11.1 2.3 6.6 15.6
$25,000 - $34,999 38 13.7 2.4 8.9 18.4
$35,000 - $49,999 38 8.2 1.5 5.3 11.1
$50,000+ 159 6.6 0.6 5.4 7.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 13 7.7 2.3 3.1 12.2
Rural 26 4.6 1.0 2.6 6.6
Densely-settled Rural 47 7.3 1.2 5.0 9.6
Semi-urban 39 8.3 1.5 5.3 11.3
Urban 187 9.2 0.8 7.6 10.8

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.