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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of asthmatic children in three public housing developments in Boston

From: Lung function, asthma symptoms, and quality of life for children in public housing in Boston: a case-series analysis

  Franklin Hill West Broadway Washington Beech Total
Number of children 41 27 10 78
Age (%)     
   < 6 27% 30% 40% 29%
   6–9 32% 26% 20% 28%
   10–12 22% 30% 20% 24%
   >= 13 20% 15% 20% 18%
Race/Ethnicity (%) *     
   Hispanic 61% 67% 70% 64%
   African-American 41% 22% 30% 33%
   Caucasian 0% 11% 0% 4%
  1. * Race/ethnicity was asked in an open-ended question, so respondents could indicate both Hispanic status and race. So, the total can be greater than 100%.