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

Asthma

Computed Asthma Status

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

 

Total

Current

C.I.

Former

C.I.

Never

C.I.

All Adults

11257

7.1

6.51-7.65

3.5

3.05-3.91

89.4

88.7-90.1

 

Computed Asthma Status by Age

Age Group

Total

Current

C.I.

Former

C.I.

Never

C.I.

18-24

553

9.2

6.54-11.8

8.8

5.99-11.6

82.0

78.3-85.8

25-34

1556

8.4

6.85-9.99

3.1

2.18-4.02

88.5

86.7-90.3

35-44

2440

5.6

4.59-6.55

2.3

1.72-2.98

92.1

90.9-93.2

45-54

2350

7.6

6.41-8.87

3.5

2.72-4.36

88.8

87.4-90.3

55-64

1693

6.8

5.44-8.14

3.3

2.42-4.22

89.9

88.2-91.6

65+

2473

6.1

5.04-7.24

2.2

1.54-2.88

91.6

90.4-92.9

 

Computed Asthma Status by Sex

Gender Group

Total

Current

C.I.

Former

C.I.

Never

C.I.

Male

4485

4.7

3.95-5.37

3.5

2.84-4.26

91.8

90.8-92.8

Female

6772

9.3

8.44-10.2

3.4

2.86-3.96

87.3

86.3-88.3

 

Computed Asthma Status by Income

Income Group

Total

Current

C.I.

Former

C.I.

Never

C.I.

Less than $15,000

705

13.6

10.5-16.6

3.8

1.23-6.33

82.7

78.9-86.5

$15,000-24,999

1430

8.1

6.35-9.95

3.6

2.36-4.80

88.3

86.0-90.5

$25,000-34,999

1000

5.7

4.08-7.38

2.5

1.40-3.64

91.8

89.7-93.8

$35,000-49,999

1461

6.8

5.34-8.28

3.8

2.54-5.12

89.3

87.4-91.3

$50,000-74,999

1649

6.1

4.79-7.41

2.8

1.75-3.75

91.1

89.5-92.8

$75,000+

3389

6.5

5.53-7.49

3.8

3.01-4.53

89.7

88.5-91.0

 

Computed Asthma Status by Education

Education Group

Total

Current

C.I.

Former

C.I.

Never

C.I.

Less than H.S.

886

8.4

6.30-10.6

2.4

1.32-3.52

89.1

86.8-91.5

H.S. or G.E.D.

3076

6.5

5.43-7.55

3.3

2.29-4.21

90.3

88.8-91.7

Some Post-H.S.

2627

8.0

6.80-9.20

4.3

3.27-5.27

87.7

86.2-89.3

College Graduate

4627

6.6

5.73-7.45

3.4

2.81-4.03

90.0

88.9-91.0

 

Computed Asthma Status by Race/Ethnicity

Racial Ethnic Group

Total

Current

C.I.

Former

C.I.

Never

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8490

6.6

5.99-7.21

3.6

3.10-4.12

89.8

89.0-90.6

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1030

9.9

7.85-11.9

3.8

2.08-5.42

86.4

83.9-88.9

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

532

6.0

3.50-8.56

1.6

0.35-2.89

92.3

89.5-95.2

Multiracial/Non-Hispanic

61

12.9

3.00-22.8

10.0

1.07-18.9

77.1

64.7-89.5

Hispanic

994

7.6

5.64-9.48

3.5

2.16-4.82

89.0

86.6-91.3

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

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