Percentage of Children With Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 276 8.4 0.6 7.2 9.7
GENDER
Male 167 10.3 1.0 8.2 12.3
Female 109 6.5 0.8 5.0 8.0
AGE GROUP
0-4 years 29 3.6 0.8 2.1 5.1
5-9 years 75 9.0 1.4 6.3 11.8
10-14 years 103 11.1 1.4 8.4 13.8
15-17 years 69 11.0 1.6 8.0 14.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 30 7.6 1.8 4.0 11.3
Non-Hispanic 245 8.7 0.7 7.4 10.0
RACE
White only 204 7.3 0.6 6.1 8.6
Black or African American only 35 22.5 3.8 15.0 30.0
American Indian or Alaskan Native only 7 17.7 8.9 0.2 35.2
Asian only 3 4.0 3.1 0.0 10.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 0 . . . .
Other race only 2 3.7 2.7 0.0 8.9
More than one race 22 13.9 3.2 7.5 20.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 29 14.8 3.2 8.6 21.1
$15,000 to $24,999 44 12.4 2.6 7.2 17.6
$25,000 to $34,999 30 8.9 2.2 4.7 13.2
$35,000 to $49,999 26 5.0 1.2 2.7 7.4
$50,000 or more 127 7.9 0.8 6.3 9.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 11 9.1 3.1 3.0 15.2
Rural 18 5.6 1.6 2.4 8.8
Densely-settled rural 41 7.3 1.6 4.1 10.5
Semi-Urban 41 7.5 2.0 3.5 11.5
Urban 165 9.4 0.8 7.7 11.0

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