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2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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 Table 3-1
Current Asthma Population Estimates, in thousands
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:20,026  6,063  13,963  1,181  3,743  1,900  1,139  761  3,861  7,408  1,933  
Male8,461  3,521  4,940  697  2,298  816  526  290  1,486  2,521  644  
Female11,565  2,542  9,022  484  1,445  1,084  613  470  2,376  4,887  1,290  
            
White Non-Hispanic: 14,246  3,663  10,582  532  2,357  1,322  775  547  2,747  5,651  1,637  
Male5,948  2,123  3,826  327  1,443  568  353  214  1,151  1,884  576  
Female8,298  1,541  6,757  206  914  754  421  333  1,596  3,767  1,061  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 3,248  1,342  1,906  373  765  327  204  123*  587  1,032  164  
Male1,318  779  539  192  498  142  89  **  150  308  28*  
Female1,929  563  1,367  181  267  184  114  70*  437  724  136  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 806  264  542  65*  147  60*  51*  **  220  276  **  
Male396  158  238  42*  88*  **  **  **  67*  149  **  
Female410  106  304  **  60*  **  **  **  154  127  **  
            
Hispanic:1,727  794  933  210  475  191  109  82  307  449  95  
Male799  462  337  136  270  77  55*  **  118  180  **  
Female928  332  595  73  204  114  55  59  189  269  78  
            
Puerto Rican:ª478  207  271  40*  113  71  54*  **  96  129  29*  
Male250  129  121*  28*  75*  35  26*  **  **  73*  **  
Female228  78*  150  12*  39*  36*  27*  **  59*  56  27*  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª831  371  460  102  235  94  34*  60  150  213  38  
Male350  207  143  70  117  31*  21*  **  64  62  **  
Female481  164  318  **  118  63  13*  50*  85  150  32*  
            
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:           
0 - .992,630  1,009  1,621  298  569  275  143  132  535  779  174  
1.00 - 2.494,586  1,484  3,101  326  905  393  253  140*  972  1,382  607  
2.50 - 4.494,195  1,257  2,938  152  878  415  227  188  870  1,635  245  
4.50 and above4,250  961  3,288  130  589  338  242  96*  835  2,154  204  
                                  

 

Notes:

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

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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