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2004 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data

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Table 1-1
Lifetime Asthma Population Estimates, in thousands
by Age, United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2004
    
Age
All agesChildrenAdults  
15 - 34
  
TotalAge <18Age 18+0 - 45 - 1415 - 3415 - 1920 - 2425 - 3435 - 6465 + 
            
Total:30,189  8,890  21,300  1,454  5,449  8,929  3,011  2,184  3,734  10,989  3,368  
Male14,320  5,524  8,796  874  3,503  4,310  1,741  979  1,590  4,370  1,263  
Female15,870  3,366  12,503  581  1,946  4,619  1,270  1,205  2,144  6,619  2,104  
            
White Non-Hispanic: 20,983  5,191  15,792  760  3,124  6,095  1,988  1,500  2,607  8,263  2,741  
Male9,666  3,224  6,441  429  2,059  2,854  1,083  671  1,100  3,290  1,034  
Female11,317  1,966  9,351  330  1,065  3,241  904  829  1,507  4,973  1,707  
            
Black Non-Hispanic: 4,658  1,945  2,713  369  1,198  1,411  552  377  482  1,381  299  
Male2,363  1,252  1,111  227  778  707  354  157  197  550  102  
Female2,295  693  1,602  142  421  704  198  221  285  831  198  
            
Other races Non-Hispanic: 1,113  331  781  33*  225  298  107*  41*  150  432  124*  
Male521  172  348  **  107  172  79*  **  79*  159  62*  
Female592  159  433  **  119  126  **  27*  71*  273  62*  
            
Hispanic:3,436  1,423  2,013  293  902  1,126  364  265  496  913  203  
Male1,771  875  896  196  560  578  225  137*  215  371  66  
Female1,665  548  1,117  97  342  548  139  128  281  542  137  
            
Puerto Rican:ª758  296  462  71*  179  240  82*  **  102  224  44*  
Male368  187  181  65*  103  104*  **  **  **  76*  **  
Female390  109  281  **  76*  137  36*  26*  74  148  24*  
            
Mexican/Mexican-American:ª1,848  851  997  158  537  622  218  151  253  439  91  
Male1,010  525  485  99  346  327  126  68*  132  214  24*  
Female838  326  512  59  191  296  92  82*  121  225  67*  
            
Region:           
Northeast5,786  1,681  4,105  235  1,089  1,639  515  342  782  2,264  559  
Midwest7,407  2,270  5,138  339  1,293  2,429  910  609  911  2,531  816  
South10,309  3,282  7,028  599  2,000  2,808  983  625  1,200  3,695  1,208  
West6,687  1,657  5,030  282  1,068  2,053  603  608  842  2,499  785  
            
Ratio of Family Income to           
Poverty Threshold:§           
0 - .993,554  1,294  2,260  315  789  1,065  367  366  332  1,051  334  
1.00 - 2.497,273  2,498  4,774  406  1,635  2,309  622  648  1,040  2,046  877  
2.50 - 4.496,485  1,855  4,630  237  1,112  1,964  706  422  836  2,311  861  
4.50 and above6,583  1,430  5,153  182  841  1,853  540  303  1,009  3,381  327  
                                  

Notes:

Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC   compiled 1/19/2006

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%.

Numbers within selected characteristics may not add to totals because of rounding.

ª As a subset of Hispanic.

§Numbers do not add to total because of missing data.

 

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