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2003 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, 2003
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults 
15 - 34
 
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:  0.17    0.35    0.19    0.52    0.51    0.36    0.79    0.72    0.46    0.26    0.41  
Male0.24  0.53  0.26  0.74  0.76  0.50  1.10  1.10  0.64  0.34  0.64  
Female0.24  0.49  0.27  0.71  0.71  0.52  1.10  1.04  0.65  0.40  0.53
            
White Non-Hispanic: 0.21  0.45  0.22  0.55  0.69  0.46  1.00  0.97  0.61  0.31  0.47  
Male0.29  0.68  0.32  0.83  1.04  0.64  1.33  1.48  0.80  0.41  0.73  
Female0.31  0.64  0.34  0.75  0.96  0.70  1.45  1.37  0.87  0.49  0.57  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 0.50  1.02  0.55  2.04  1.26  1.09  2.07  2.32  1.46  0.76  1.31  
Male0.81  1.39  0.86  2.61  1.73  1.56  3.06  3.75  2.05  0.97  1.49  
Female0.63  1.43  0.71  2.91  1.85  1.39  2.44  2.69  2.02  1.10  1.90  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 0.88  1.73  0.92  2.37  2.42  1.40  3.29  2.64  1.44  1.26  2.80  
Male1.17  2.51  1.35  4.28  3.49  1.92  4.48  3.82  2.23  1.99  4.43  
Female1.14  2.30  1.16  2.34  3.05  1.79  4.69  3.36  1.87  1.56  3.77  
            
Hispanic:0.41  0.70  0.46  1.09  0.88  0.67  1.64  1.18  0.88  0.57  1.46  
Male0.54  1.02  0.62  1.38  1.04  1.02  2.56  1.32  1.39  0.69  2.48  
Female0.59  1.01  0.68  1.66  1.43  0.88  1.77  2.00  1.11  0.92  1.82  
            
Puerto Rican:ª1.82  3.60  1.65  4.82  4.14  2.82  7.40  4.79  3.02  2.65  4.38  
Male2.28  4.30  2.06  4.42  5.02  4.02  8.97  6.66  4.91  3.04  0.00  
Female2.41  5.18  2.36  9.00  6.62  3.75  10.84  7.80  3.89  3.80  6.65  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª0.46  0.74  0.58  1.20  0.95  0.79  1.68  1.45  1.05  0.67  2.18  
Male0.64  1.10  0.74  1.74  1.11  1.17  2.68  1.46  1.66  0.76  3.51  
Female0.65  0.98  0.87  1.61  1.44  1.06  1.87  2.46  1.31  1.10  2.44  
            
Region:             
Northeast0.39  0.92  0.37  1.36  1.32  0.80  2.17  2.11  0.98  0.62  1.03  
Midwest0.36  0.74  0.41  1.16  1.15  0.82  1.65  1.61  0.93  0.54  0.84  
South0.30  0.59  0.32  0.86  0.84  0.56  1.24  1.06  0.77  0.42  0.61  
West0.32  0.67  0.39  0.85  0.86  0.76  1.47  1.36  1.04  0.54  0.97  
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - .990.58  1.08  0.66  1.92  1.41  1.03  2.45  1.50  1.21  1.13  1.66  
1.00 - 2.490.38  0.73  0.41  1.09  0.95  0.74  1.71  1.41  1.04  0.67  0.79  
2.50 - 4.490.43  0.76  0.48  0.94  1.16  0.83  1.79  1.85  1.07  0.60  0.94  
4.50 and above0.40
 
0.87
 
0.42
 
0.99
 
1.22
 
0.81
 
1.45
 
2.84
 
0.99
 
0.48
 
1.04
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC compiled 3/9/2005

 

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