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2001 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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 Table 2-2
Standard Errors for Lifetime Asthma Prevalence Percents
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:0.19  0.37  0.21  0.52  0.53  0.78  0.92  1.44  0.41  0.27  0.42  
Male0.26  0.52  0.29  0.82  0.73  1.09  1.30  2.15  0.57  0.36  0.63  
Female0.25  0.50  0.28  0.64  0.69  1.08  1.23  1.89  0.57  0.37  0.55  
            
White Non-Hispanic: 0.24  0.47  0.26  0.68  0.68  0.95  1.10  1.85  0.53  0.33  0.46  
Male0.32  0.65  0.34  1.16  0.94  1.40  1.56  2.89  0.69  0.44  0.64  
Female0.31  0.65  0.35  0.68  0.92  1.32  1.46  2.25  0.79  0.46  0.62  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.48  1.05  0.55  1.76  1.37  1.92  2.67  3.23  1.12  0.71  1.18  
Male0.77  1.59  0.78  2.48  2.14  2.73  3.77  3.62  1.64  0.89  2.37  
Female0.65  1.20  0.79  2.51  1.51  2.82  3.56  5.40  1.33  1.03  1.40  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.89  1.94  0.92  2.40  2.43  5.00  6.20  7.05  1.78  1.14  3.74  
Male1.35  3.02  1.41  4.00  3.96  7.40  9.52  10.92  2.92  1.20  6.70  
Female1.20  2.39  1.39  2.29  3.21  5.42  6.35  7.82  1.58  2.12  3.87  
            
Hispanic:0.40  0.63  0.47  1.02  0.89  1.78  1.94  3.25  0.74  0.63  1.38  
Male0.55  0.90  0.64  1.37  1.35  2.47  2.50  5.20  0.91  0.73  2.62  
Female0.52  0.86  0.64  1.42  1.13  2.31  2.92  3.85  1.10  0.98  1.44  
            
Puerto Rican:ª1.63  2.51  2.08  4.67  3.79  7.48  8.47  11.92  3.91  2.66  6.65  
Male2.40  3.92  2.91  7.18  5.58  9.89  11.60  15.59  5.17  4.18  11.71  
Female2.19  3.57  2.74  5.71  4.84  10.67  12.34  17.19  5.31  3.58  6.60  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª0.44  0.72  0.47  1.19  1.04  1.42  1.70  2.38  0.66  0.70  1.70  
Male0.54  0.98  0.56  1.46  1.58  1.64  2.55  1.44  0.89  0.85  3.03  
Female0.58  0.93  0.70  1.71  1.26  2.26  2.27  4.57  1.01  1.02  1.74  
            
Residence - MSA Size:           
5,000,000 or more0.48  1.00  0.63  1.60  1.46  2.15  3.08  4.25  1.09  0.76  1.32  
2,500,000 - 4,999,9990.52  1.05  0.64  1.62  1.48  2.18  2.58  4.35  1.03  0.83  1.00  
1,000,000 - 2,499,9990.35  0.78  0.40  0.99  1.07  1.63  1.90  3.41  0.65  0.54  0.80  
500,000 - 999,9990.66  1.14  0.69  1.24  1.46  2.40  3.29  3.16  1.60  0.86  1.08  
250,000 - 499,9990.49  0.88  0.57  1.54  1.33  2.17  2.85  2.87  1.25  0.76  1.15  
Under 250,0000.65  1.27  0.67  1.40  1.91  2.72  2.27  5.59  1.48  0.74  1.63  
Non-MSA0.45  0.82  0.48  1.21  1.27  1.58  1.67  2.71  0.92  0.65  0.83  
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - .990.60  1.09  0.72  1.91  1.36  2.10  3.57  2.68  1.27  1.06  1.69  
1.00 - 2.490.41  0.77  0.46  1.09  1.08  1.70  2.02  3.14  0.80  0.71  0.81  
2.50 - 4.490.40  0.68  0.45  0.81  1.00  1.45  1.42  3.09  0.81  0.59  1.11  
4.50 and above0.36  0.77  0.40  0.91  1.20  1.88  2.07  3.83  0.83  0.50  0.99  
                                  

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

 

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