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2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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 Table 4-2
Standard Errors for Current 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:0.15  0.31  0.17  0.49  0.43  0.65  0.69  1.26  0.32  0.22  0.35  
Male0.19  0.40  0.21  0.72  0.61  0.83  0.95  1.64  0.44  0.26  0.49  
Female0.21  0.41  0.25  0.69  0.54  1.01  0.97  1.99  0.46  0.34  0.46  
            
White Non-Hispanic: 0.18  0.40  0.20  0.60  0.54  0.87  0.90  1.74  0.42  0.26  0.38  
Male0.23  0.52  0.26  0.82  0.82  1.13  1.25  2.15  0.61  0.31  0.56  
Female0.25  0.55  0.29  0.85  0.70  1.34  1.26  2.76  0.58  0.40  0.52  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.46  0.94  0.54  1.67  1.25  1.71  1.86  3.52  0.85  0.79  1.18  
Male0.62  1.29  0.70  2.42  1.90  2.45  2.22  5.66  1.12  0.98  1.11  
Female0.62  1.09  0.76  2.44  1.45  2.33  2.62  4.67  1.34  1.05  1.77  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.72  1.16  0.78  1.98  1.58  2.31  3.41  1.74  1.44  1.09  2.24  
Male0.88  1.63  0.97  2.43  2.28  3.42  5.56  0.00  1.52  1.62  3.70  
Female1.00  1.59  1.18  3.19  2.08  3.17  4.28  3.85  2.32  1.40  2.84  
            
Hispanic:0.28  0.48  0.31  0.86  0.68  0.84  1.14  1.62  0.48  0.50  0.99  
Male0.39  0.75  0.41  1.45  1.09  1.05  1.67  2.07  0.62  0.67  0.97  
Female0.38  0.61  0.44  1.06  0.92  1.39  1.61  2.46  0.66  0.68  1.49  
            
Puerto Rican:ª1.48  2.65  1.74  3.83  4.14  5.07  6.79  9.70  2.89  2.69  4.91  
Male2.37  3.28  3.05  5.76  5.45  5.76  8.86  14.20  4.57  4.20  2.98  
Female1.95  4.36  1.79  3.75  6.00  8.26  10.74  11.87  3.50  2.48  7.42  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª0.31  0.52  0.36  0.98  0.67  1.05  0.96  2.03  0.48  0.57  1.04  
Male0.39  0.80  0.38  1.51  0.99  1.21  1.59  1.84  0.59  0.49  0.92  
Female0.42  0.70  0.57  1.35  1.02  1.70  1.13  3.62  0.68  0.95  1.73  
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - .990.57  1.01  0.62  1.69  1.33  1.61  2.40  2.16  0.99  1.05  1.07  
1.00 - 2.490.34  0.55  0.40  1.03  0.75  1.35  1.45  2.57  0.70  0.64  0.72  
2.50 - 4.490.27  0.56  0.31  0.70  0.86  1.43  1.40  3.43  0.58  0.42  0.72  
4.50 and above0.28  0.66  0.30  0.95  0.97  1.62  1.47  3.05  0.75  0.38  0.91  
                                  

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

 

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