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

Asthma

Lifetime Asthma History

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

11293

89.1

88.4-89.8

10.9

10.2-11.6

 

Lifetime Asthma History by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

18-24

560

80.9

77.1-84.7

19.1

15.3-22.9

25-34

1562

88.2

86.4-90.0

11.8

9.98-13.6

35-44

2446

91.9

90.7-93.1

8.1

6.94-9.26

45-54

2355

88.7

87.2-90.2

11.3

9.84-12.8

55-64

1698

89.5

87.9-91.2

10.5

8.82-12.1

65+

2479

91.4

90.2-92.7

8.6

7.30-9.84

 

Lifetime Asthma History by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Male

4502

91.5

90.5-92.5

8.5

7.54-9.54

Female

6791

86.9

85.9-88.0

13.0

12.0-14.1

 

Lifetime Asthma History by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Less than $15,000

710

82.1

78.3-85.9

17.9

14.1-21.7

$15,000-24,999

1435

87.7

85.5-89.9

12.3

10.1-14.5

$25,000-34,999

1004

91.3

89.3-93.4

8.6

6.65-10.6

$35,000-49,999

1463

89.2

87.3-91.1

10.8

8.86-12.7

$50,000-74,999

1654

90.9

89.2-92.5

9.1

7.46-10.8

$75,000+

3396

89.4

88.2-90.7

10.6

9.33-11.8

 

Lifetime Asthma History by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

Less than H.S.

888

89.0

86.6-91.3

11.0

8.67-13.4

H.S. or G.E.D.

3084

89.9

88.5-91.3

10.1

8.68-11.5

Some Post-H.S.

2637

87.3

85.7-88.9

12.7

11.1-14.3

College Graduate

4643

89.7

88.6-90.7

10.3

9.28-11.4

 

Lifetime Asthma History By Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

No

C.I.

Yes

C.I.

White/ Non-Hispanic

8517

89.4

88.6-90.2

10.6

9.78-11.4

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1030

86.4

83.9-88.9

13.6

11.1-16.1

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

534

92.0

89.2-94.8

8.0

5.16-10.8

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

77.1

64.7-89.5

22.9

10.5-35.3

Hispanic

999

88.6

86.3-90.9

11.4

9.08-13.7

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

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