Do you still have asthma?*
Kentucky BRFSS 2002


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7038 737   9.5  ( 8.5-10.7) 6301  90.5  (89.3-91.5)
     GENDER      
Male 2367 211   8.4  ( 6.8-10.2) 2156  91.6  (89.8-93.2)
Female 4671 526  10.6  ( 9.3-12.1) 4145  89.4  (87.9-90.7)
   RACE/ETHNICITY      
White/NH 6571 684   9.3  ( 8.2-10.4) 5887  90.7  (89.6-91.8)
African American/NH  225  29  14.2  ( 8.3-23.3)  196  85.8  (76.7-91.7)
       AGE      
18-24  441  39  11.0  ( 7.0-17.0)  402  89.0  (83.0-93.0)
25-34  970  89   8.9  ( 6.8-11.7)  881  91.1  (88.3-93.2)
35-44 1289 114   8.6  ( 6.6-11.1) 1175  91.4  (88.9-93.4)
45-54 1343 148  10.0  ( 8.0-12.4) 1195  90.0  (87.6-92.0)
55-64 1148 160  10.8  ( 8.5-13.6)  988  89.2  (86.4-91.5)
65+ 1813 185   8.5  ( 7.1-10.2) 1628  91.5  (89.8-92.9)
     EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S. 1612 267  15.4  (12.7-18.4) 1345  84.6  (81.6-87.3)
H.S. or G.E.D. 2743 271   9.2  ( 7.7-11.0) 2472  90.8  (89.0-92.3)
Some Post-H.S. 1580 122   8.4  ( 6.2-11.4) 1458  91.6  (88.6-93.8)
College Graduate 1070  71   5.4  ( 3.9- 7.3)  999  94.6  (92.7-96.1)
  HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  945 194  20.0  (15.9-24.9)  751  80.0  (75.1-84.1)
$15,000- 24,999 1086 125  12.5  ( 9.5-16.3)  961  87.5  (83.7-90.5)
$25,000- 34,999  736  59   7.8  ( 5.3-11.2)  677  92.2  (88.8-94.7)
$35,000- 49,999  850  63   8.9  ( 6.3-12.6)  787  91.1  (87.4-93.7)
$50,000 - 74,999  727  35   3.5  ( 2.2- 5.6)  692  96.5  (94.4-97.8)
$75,000 +  478  30   5.7  ( 3.6- 8.8)  448  94.3  (91.2-96.4)

*Adults without asthma are included to estimate current asthma prevalences.
#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.