Child Asthma Prevalence in the United States and New York State - 2010 BRFSS

Notes:

* U.S. Total includes the 50 states plus the District of Columbia and excludes the two territories.

** CI denotes confidence interval.

Asthma Prevalence in the United States and New York State, Children (0-17 Yrs) - 2010 BRFSS

  Sample Size Prevalence(%) 95% CI** Estimated Number of People Affected
US* Lifetime 71,645 12.6 12.1-13.2 7,507,181
NYS Lifetime 702 13.1 10.1-16.9 567,532
         
US* Current 71,394 8.4 8.0-8.8 4,954,511
NYS Current 699 7.4 5.2-10.3 315,344

Asthma Prevalence in the United States and New York State by Gender, Children (0-17 Yrs) - 2010 BRFSS

  Gender Sample Size Prevalence(%) 95% CI** Estimated Number of People Affected
US* Lifetime Male 36,642 14.7 13.9-15.5 4,348,714
Female 34,321 10.7 10.0-11.4 3,123,004
NYS Lifetime Male 374 16.2 11.9-21.7 344,692
Female 314 10.5 6.6-16.4 222,841
         
US* Current Male 36,498 9.8 9.1-10.4 2,884,142
Female 34,217 7.0 6.5-7.6 2,046,772
NYS Current Male 373 9.4 6.1-14.2 200,275
Female 312 5.5 3.0-9.8 115,070

Asthma Prevalence in the United States and New York State by Age Group, Children (0-17 Yrs) - 2010 BRFSS

  Age Group Sample Size Prevalence(%) 95% CI** Estimated Number of People Affected
US* Lifetime 0-4 15,147 8.0 7.0-9.1 1,302,623
5-9 16,724 14.0 13.0-15.1 2,187,473
10-14 19,347 15.2 14.1-16.4 2,145,686
15-17 14,895 15.2 14.1-16.4 1,500,455
NYS Lifetime 0-4 151 9.2 4.0-19.7 104,543
5-9 140 14.5 8.8-22.9 160,835
10-14 194 17.5 11.4-26.0 191,131
15-17 142 13.2 7.9-21.4 76,781
         
US* Current 0-4 15,111 5.9 5.1-6.9 964,247
5-9 16,661 9.8 9.0-10.7 1,531,635
10-14 19,275 9.4 8.6-10.3 1,329,809
15-17 14,839 9.0 8.1-9.9 883,112
NYS Current 0-4 150 5.8 2.2-14.5 63,704
5-9 140 8.5 4.3-15.9 94,175
10-14 194 9.5 5.5-16.0 103,480
15-17 140 6.9 3.0-15.2 39,679

Asthma Prevalence in the United States and New York State by Race, Children (0-17 Yrs) - 2010 BRFSS

  Race Sample Size Prevalence(%) 95% CI** Estimated Number of People Affected
US* Lifetime White 54,286 11.2 10.7-11.8 4,815,573
Black 6,987 18.4 16.6-20.2 1,453,292
Other 5,822 13.7 11.8-15.7 706,949
Multi 3,250 17.0 14.2-20.2 370,214
NYS Lifetime White 504 13.0 9.6-17.5 342,380
Black 88 10.7 4.9-21.8 91,966
Other 41 14.2 5.5-32.1 47,185
Multi 29 10.7 17,874
         
US* Current White 54,102 7.1 6.7-7.6 3,051,865
Black 6,958 13.4 11.9-15.0 1,055,273
Other 5,801 9.2 7.6-11.0 473,303
Multi 3,234 12.4 10.2-15.1 269,836
NYS Current White 501 7.4 5.0-11.0 192,932
Black 88 3.6 30,775
Other 41 10.6 35,194
Multi 29 9.1 15,273

Asthma Prevalence in the United States and New York State by Race/Ethnicity, Children (0-17 Yrs) - 2010 BRFSS

  Race/Ethnicity Sample Size Prevalence(%) 95% CI** Estimated Number of People Affected
US* Lifetime White NH 48,058 11.3 10.7-11.8 3,674,919
Black NH 6,625 18.8 16.9-20.7 1,372,267
Other NH 3,615 12.0 10.0-14.4 380,215
Multirace NH 2,704 16.3 13.6-19.5 286,811
Hispanic 9,672 12.2 10.9-13.7 1,703,473
NYS Lifetime White NH 446 11.6 8.7-15.3 233,689
Black NH 69 8.9 3.1-23.1 63,193
Other NH 35 12.0 33,129
Multirace NH 26 9.9 15,273
Hispanic 102 19.7 11.6-31.5 198,719
         
US* Current White NH 47,897 7.3 6.9-7.8 2,383,946
Black NH 6,597 13.9 12.3-15.5 1,009,576
Other NH 3,601 7.8 6.2-9.9 247,127
Multirace NH 2,691 13.2 10.6-16.3 230,060
Hispanic 9,640 7.5 6.5-8.7 1,041,044
NYS Current White NH 444 6.1 4.1-8.9 121,946
Black NH 69 2.3 16,657
Other NH 35 7.6 21,139
Multirace NH 26 9.9 15,273
Hispanic 101 14.1 7.5-25.0 137,730

Note: If values for the 95% confidence interval are not provided, the normal approximation to the binomial distribution does not apply due to small sample size.