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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Asthma

Current Asthma Status

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

All Adults

11257

92.9

92.3-93.5

7.1

6.51-7.65

 

Current Asthma Status by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

18-24

553

90.8

87.9-93.7

9.2

6.54-11.8

25-34

1556

91.6

90.0-93.2

8.4

6.85-9.99

35-44

2440

94.4

93.4-95.4

5.6

4.59-6.55

45-54

2350

92.4

91.1-93.6

7.6

6.41-8.87

55-64

1693

93.2

91.8-94.6

6.8

5.44-8.14

65+

2473

93.9

92.7-95.0

6.1

5.04-7.24

 

Current Asthma Status by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Male

4485

95.3

94.6-96.1

4.7

3.95-5.37

Female

6772

90.7

89.8-91.6

9.3

8.44-10.2

 

Current Asthma Status by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

< $15,000

705

86.4

83.3-89.6

13.6

10.5-16.6

$15,000-24,999

1430

91.8

89.9-93.8

8.1

6.35-9.95

$25,000-34,999

1000

94.3

92.5-96.0

5.7

4.08-7.38

$35,000-49,999

1461

93.2

91.7-94.7

6.8

5.34-8.28

$50,000-74,999

1649

93.9

92.5-95.3

6.1

4.79-7.41

$75,000+

3389

93.5

92.5-94.5

6.5

5.53-7.49

 

Current Asthma Status by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Less than H.S.

886

91.6

89.4-93.7

8.4

6.30-10.6

H.S. or G.E.D.

3076

93.5

92.4-94.6

6.5

5.43-7.55

Some Post-H.S.

2627

92.0

90.7-93.3

8.0

6.80-9.20

College Graduate

4627

93.4

92.5-94.3

6.6

5.73-7.45

 

Current Asthma Status by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8490

93.4

92.8-94.0

6.6

5.99-7.21

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1030

90.1

88.1-92.1

9.9

7.85-11.9

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

532

94.0

91.4-96.6

6.0

3.50-8.56

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

87.1

77.2-97.0

12.9

3.00-22.8

Hispanic

994

92.4

90.5-94.4

7.6

5.64-9.48

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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