Asthma ever, 2009


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 22.2% 
(20.8 - 23.7)
38,000
No 73.6% 
(71.8 - 75.4)
127,000
Not sure 4.2% 
(3.6 - 4.8)
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, 2009
NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009

Ever told asthma:	Not sure Percent:	4.2 Ever told asthma:	No Percent:	73.6 Ever told asthma:	Yes Percent:	22.2
Bar chart of asthev3

 

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