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Adults Aged 18 and Older with Asthma,* by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, 2007

Adults Aged 18 and Older with Asthma, by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, 2007
Race/Ethnicity Percent of Adults
Female Male
Total 9.0 5.4
Non-Hispanic White 9.3 6.0
Non-Hispanic Black 9.8 5.1
Hispanic 7.9 3.4
Non-Hispanic Other Races** 6.6 4.7

*Reported that (1) a health professional has ever told them that they have asthma, and (2) they still have asthma. Rates reported are not age-adjusted.
**Includes Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, persons of other races, persons of more than one race, and persons of unspecified race.

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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