Percentage of Children with Current Asthma

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 447 8.9 0.5 7.9 9.8
GENDER
Male 249 9.9 0.7 8.5 11.2
Female 197 7.9 0.6 6.7 9.2
AGE GROUP
0-4 years 58 5.6 0.8 4.0 7.2
5-9 years 104 9.2 1.0 7.3 11.1
10-14 years 148 11.6 1.1 9.6 13.7
15-17 years 113 11.1 1.2 8.8 13.5
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 59 8.2 1.1 6.0 10.4
Not Hispanic 384 9.1 0.5 8.1 10.1
RACE
White 350 8.1 0.5 7.2 9.1
Black or African American 49 19.3 3.0 13.5 25.1
American Indian or Alaska Native 8 11.1 4.2 2.8 19.3
Asian 7 6.2 2.7 0.9 11.5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 . . . .
Other race 0 . . . .
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 12.8 2.4 8.1 17.5
$15,000 to $24,999 77 10.9 1.4 8.2 13.6
$25,000 to $34,999 39 9.6 1.7 6.2 12.9
$35,000 to $49,999 48 8.2 1.4 5.6 10.9
$50,000 or more 206 8.1 0.6 6.9 9.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 18 8.4 2.2 4.0 12.8
Rural 40 8.7 1.5 5.8 11.6
Densely-settled rural 48 4.7 0.8 3.2 6.2
Semi-Urban 71 9.3 1.2 7.0 11.7
Urban 270 10.0 0.7 8.7 11.4

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.