Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you had asthma?
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7052 950  12.8  (11.6-14.1) 6102  87.2  (85.9-88.4)
     GENDER      
Male 2369 284  11.7  ( 9.8-14.0) 2085  88.3  (86.0-90.2)
Female 4683 666  13.8  (12.3-15.4) 4017  86.2  (84.6-87.7)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 6585 876  12.4  (11.2-13.7) 5709  87.6  (86.3-88.8)
African American/NH  225  34  16.6  (10.3-25.7)  191  83.4  (74.3-89.7)
       AGE      
18-24  443  60  13.8  ( 9.4-19.7)  383  86.2  (80.3-90.6)
25-34  972 120  13.5  (10.2-17.7)  852  86.5  (82.3-89.8)
35-44 1289 154  11.5  ( 9.2-14.2) 1135  88.5  (85.8-90.8)
45-54 1346 194  13.9  (11.5-16.8) 1152  86.1  (83.2-88.5)
55-64 1150 193  14.1  (11.5-17.2)  957  85.9  (82.8-88.5)
65+ 1818 225  10.5  ( 8.9-12.3) 1593  89.5  (87.7-91.1)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1617 311  19.2  (16.0-22.9) 1306  80.8  (77.1-84.0)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2749 351  12.5  (10.7-14.5) 2398  87.5  (85.5-89.3)
Some Post-H.S. 1583 179  11.3  ( 8.8-14.3) 1404  88.7  (85.7-91.2)
College Graduate 1070 102   8.7  ( 6.3-11.9)  968  91.3  (88.1-93.7)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  948 217  22.5  (18.1-27.6)  731  77.5  (72.4-81.9)
$15,000- 24,999 1088 171  17.8  (14.3-22.0)  917  82.2  (78.0-85.7)
$25,000- 34,999  736  82  10.8  ( 8.0-14.5)  654  89.2  (85.5-92.0)
$35,000- 49,999  853  89  11.9  ( 8.9-15.7)  764  88.1  (84.3-91.1)
$50,000 - 74,999  727  50   5.0  ( 3.4- 7.2)  677  95.0  (92.8-96.6)
$75,000 +  478  45   8.3  ( 5.7-11.9)  433  91.7  (88.1-94.3)

#Use caution in interpreting data for total respondents less than 50. N = Cell Size, NH = Non-Hispanic, %
= Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.
Unless stated differently above, Missing, 'Don't know', and Refused responses are excluded.