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2001 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-1
Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates, in thousands
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2001
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults 
15 - 19
 
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 4 5 - 14 15 - 1915 - 1718 - 1920 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:31,3549,18522,1691,5535,7663,0831,8661,2176,99811,0892,866
Male14,5575,3989,1589723,3911,6941,0356593,1094,2551,136
Female16,7973,78613,0115802,3751,3898315583,8896,8341,730
            
White Non-Hispanic: 22,6085,64216,9668133,6122,0391,2178225,0658,7342,345
Male10,4703,3567,1145512,1211,1636844792,2243,506905
Female12,1372,2869,8512621,4908765343422,8415,2291,439
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 4,2241,7002,5243741,0105093161939251,137269
Male1,85494491019358822616363*391350105
Female2,3697561,613180423283153130534787163
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 1,29048480684*30218798*89*30833376*
Male73432441071*187126***59*21599**
Female556159396**115*61*****93234**
            
Hispanic:3,2331,3591,874282842348235113*700884177
Male1,498774724156495179122**27930089
Female1,7355851,14912634716811256*42158488
            
Puerto Rican:ª83532351257*19610170***19922854*
Male39619320331*13045*33***71*91**
Female43913030927*6656*38***12713726*
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª1,41769472416842314010337*28833761
Male687420267942557772**126114**
Female73127445774*16863*31***16222340
            
Residence - MSA Size:           
5,000,000 or more2,8638991,964171560271168103*630980251
2,500,000 - 4,999,9993,8001,1902,6102566594282761538881,302267
1,000,000 - 2,499,9997,7472,2695,4773801,4318234593641,7122,826575
500,000 - 999,9993,8001,0962,70414667634127467*8801,411345
250,000 - 499,9993,6581,1432,51520370930823078*7691,276392
Under 250,0002,9967122,28411350426894*174*7861,001324
Non-MSA6,4901,8764,6142841,2276433652781,3322,293711

 
           
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:           
0 - .993,9901,4732,5173907845752992769111,036294
1.00 - 2.497,0332,2994,7354851,4256563882681,5791,977911
2.50 - 4.497,1791,9255,2532301,3365753592161,8462,703489
4.50 and above6,8351,7325,1031771,110607444162*1,3553,261325
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC compiled 7/09/2004

ªa subset of Hispanic

All relative standard errors are <30% unless otherwise indicated.

* Relative standard error of the estimate is 30%-50%; the estimate is unreliable.

** Relative standard error of the estimate exceeds 50%.

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  • Page last updated: April 27, 2009
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