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Do you still have asthma?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3008 226   7.1  ( 6.1- 8.2) 2782  92.9  (91.8-93.9)
GENDER      
Male 1143  58   4.6  ( 3.5- 6.1) 1085  95.4  (93.9-96.5)
Female 1865 168   9.4  ( 7.9-11.1) 1697  90.6  (88.9-92.1)
RACE      
White 2310 171   7.0  ( 5.9- 8.2) 2139  93.0  (91.8-94.1)
African American  593  46   7.2  ( 5.1-10.1)  547  92.8  (89.9-94.9)
AGE      
18-24  246  21   8.2  ( 4.9-13.4)  225  91.8  (86.6-95.1)
25-34  540  40   5.9  ( 4.2- 8.3)  500  94.1  (91.7-95.8)
35-44  623  37   5.2  ( 3.7- 7.3)  586  94.8  (92.7-96.3)
45-54  554  48   9.1  ( 6.6-12.3)  506  90.9  (87.7-93.4)
55-64  406  27   6.2  ( 4.2- 9.2)  379  93.8  (90.8-95.8)
65+  621  52   8.4  ( 6.3-11.1)  569  91.6  (88.9-93.7)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  508  55  10.0  ( 7.5-13.1)  453  90.0  (86.9-92.5)
H.S. or G.E.D.  938  70   7.3  ( 5.5- 9.6)  868  92.7  (90.4-94.5)
Some Post-H.S.  754  53   6.1  ( 4.5- 8.2)  701  93.9  (91.8-95.5)
College Graduate  801  47   5.9  ( 4.3- 8.2)  754  94.1  (91.8-95.7)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  338  42  11.6  ( 8.2-16.1)  296  88.4  (83.9-91.8)
$15,000- 24,999  557  56   9.3  ( 6.9-12.5)  501  90.7  (87.5-93.1)
$25,000- 34,999  423  25   5.0  ( 3.3- 7.6)  398  95.0  (92.4-96.7)
$35,000- 49,999  443  27   6.0  ( 4.0- 8.9)  416  94.0  (91.1-96.0)
$50,000+  772  40   5.1  ( 3.6- 7.2)  732  94.9  (92.8-96.4)

*Adults without asthma are included in the denominator to estimate current asthma prevalences.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.