Asthma ever, 2005


Asthma ever: Have students ever been told by a doctor or nurse that they had asthma?

Due to EpiQuery's separate display of 'Not sure' responses, 'No' response prevalences for this variable may not match other sources.


New York City YRBS Results
AnswerPercentage
(95% Confidence Interval)†
# of Students^
Yes 20.5% 
(18.8 - 22.3)
50,000
No 76.5% 
(74.8 - 78.1)
185,000
Not sure 3.0% 
(2.4 - 3.8)
7,000
^Estimated number of students rounded to the nearest 1,000
† Confidence Interval (CI) is a measure of estimate precision: the wider the CI, the more imprecise the estimate.


SAS Output
Asthma ever, 2005
NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2005

Ever told asthma:	Not sure Percent:	3.0 Ever told asthma:	No Percent:	76.5 Ever told asthma:	Yes Percent:	20.5
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