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Adults Aged 18 and Older with Asthma,* by Poverty Status** and Sex, 2008

Adults Aged 18 and Older with Asthma,* by Poverty Status** and Sex, 2008
Poverty Status Percent of Adults
Female Male

*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-adusted.
**Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $22,025 for a family of four in 2008.

Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey.

Total 8.8 5.6
Less Than 100% Poverty 13.6 6.4
100-199% of Poverty 9.5 5.9
200-399% of Poverty 8.4 6.1
400% or More of Poverty 7.2 5.0

 

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