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2002 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, 2002
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults 
15 - 19
 
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 4 5 - 14 15 - 1915 - 1718 - 1920 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:0.20  0.36  0.23  0.53  0.51  0.80  0.86  1.48  0.43  0.30  0.40  
Male0.26  0.48  0.31  0.81  0.71  1.17  1.30  2.29  0.64  0.36  0.57  
Female0.26  0.47  0.30  0.73  0.65  1.18  1.08  2.36  0.56  0.42  0.53  
            
White Non-Hispanic: 0.24  0.46  0.27  0.63  0.64  1.13  1.12  2.17  0.54  0.33  0.45  
Male0.32  0.61  0.37  0.89  0.90  1.61  1.75  3.05  0.85  0.42  0.65  
Female0.32  0.63  0.35  0.88  0.89  1.61  1.38  3.42  0.70  0.49  0.60  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.58  1.12  0.71  1.77  1.61  1.99  2.13  4.22  1.12  0.95  1.38  
Male0.85  1.56  1.02  2.64  2.41  3.15  3.07  7.39  1.70  1.29  1.75  
Female0.73  1.32  0.85  2.53  1.72  2.69  2.81  4.78  1.51  1.15  1.87  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.90  1.44  1.05  2.65  2.01  2.66  3.84  2.79  2.00  1.43  2.31  
Male1.26  2.30  1.42  3.94  3.12  4.23  6.63  2.80  2.66  1.90  3.70  
Female1.12  1.67  1.45  3.19  2.43  3.34  4.28  5.10  2.69  1.81  3.07  
            
Hispanic:0.38  0.59  0.44  1.06  0.83  1.25  1.54  2.01  0.64  0.67  1.32  
Male0.53  0.89  0.64  1.60  1.32  1.59  2.33  2.74  0.94  1.01  1.95  
Female0.46  0.73  0.54  1.31  1.07  1.83  2.04  2.90  0.89  0.81  1.72  
            
Puerto Rican:ª1.76  3.03  1.89  4.20  4.87  6.03  7.46  10.94  3.29  2.73  5.73  
Male2.62  3.57  3.27  5.76  6.19  7.07  9.87  14.28  4.91  4.61  5.99  
Female2.43  4.77  2.31  5.37  6.79  8.90  10.74  16.00  4.15  3.05  8.52  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª0.41  0.60  0.51  1.20  0.78  1.38  1.39  2.50  0.65  0.84  1.18  
Male0.54  0.88  0.71  1.60  1.19  1.75  2.36  2.60  0.98  1.22  1.19  
Female0.51  0.79  0.66  1.63  1.14  2.01  1.62  4.12  0.83  1.06  1.86  
            
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - .990.67  1.11  0.78  1.73  1.53  1.83  2.50  2.70  1.22  1.34  1.17  
1.00 - 2.490.40  0.67  0.49  1.12  0.91  1.78  1.82  3.54  0.90  0.75  0.84  
2.50 - 4.490.36  0.68  0.44  0.83  1.04  1.79  1.88  3.93  0.83  0.55  0.90  
4.50 and above0.36  0.79  0.39  1.12  1.11  1.95  1.92  4.21  1.00  0.46  1.08  
                                  

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC compiled 7/06/2004

 

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