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Women Aged 18 and Older with an Emergency Room Visit Due to Asthma in the Past Year, by Poverty Status,* 2007

Percent of Women with Asthma:

  • Total: 20.1
  • Less Than 100% of Poverty: 32.4
  • 100-199% of Poverty: 20.8
  • 200-299% of Poverty: 17.5
  • 300% or More of Poverty: 14.5

*Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $21,027 for a family of four in 2007.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2007. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

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