Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 511 9.3 0.5 8.4 10.3
GENDER
Female 204 6.9 0.5 5.9 8.0
Male 305 11.6 0.8 10.1 13.2
AGE GROUP
0-4 years 49 3.9 0.7 2.6 5.3
5-9 years 128 10.6 1.0 8.6 12.6
10-14 years 187 12.2 1.0 10.3 14.1
15-17 years 127 12.4 1.5 9.5 15.4
ETHNICITY
Not Hispanic 410 9.3 0.5 8.3 10.4
Hispanic 96 8.9 1.0 7.0 10.8
RACE
White 415 9.0 0.5 8.0 9.9
Black or African American 49 14.3 2.3 9.8 18.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 27.2 7.1 13.3 41.0
Asian 4 4.9 2.6 0.0 10.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 . . . .
Other race 18 5.5 1.6 2.4 8.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 41 14.7 3.0 8.8 20.6
$15,000 to $24,999 87 11.9 1.4 9.1 14.7
$25,000 to $34,999 47 9.0 1.5 6.0 12.0
$35,000 to $49,999 59 9.4 1.5 6.5 12.3
$50,000 or more 236 8.3 0.6 7.1 9.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 22 8.0 1.8 4.4 11.6
Rural 40 7.4 1.3 4.9 9.9
Densely-settled rural 74 8.3 1.2 6.0 10.6
Semi-Urban 67 8.7 1.4 6.0 11.4
Urban 308 10.3 0.7 8.9 11.6

Numerator: Randomly selected children under the age of 18 years who have
been diagnosed with asthma and still have asthma.
 
Denominator: All randomly selected children under the age of 18 years,
excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
Weighted to represent children in population.
Reported by the respondents who have children under
the age of 18 years living in their household.